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Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks Announced For UFC 158 In Montreal

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During the live broadcast of tonight’s TUF 16 Finale the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced three key welterweight matchups for the upcoming UFC 158 event in Montreal, including a bout between Jake ‘The Juggernaut’ Ellenberger (28-6) and Johny ‘Bigg Rigg’ Hendricks (14-1) as that third fight.

The other two previously identified matches include a welterweight title match between champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz and a rematch between Rory MacDonald vs. Carlos Condit.

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz is expected to take place on March 16, 2013 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.



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Post #1   12/15/12 11:04:03PM   

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nice consolation fight

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I love this fight! Similar styles always brings the entertainment.

Post #3   12/15/12 11:06:56PM   

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good fight. i like ellenbergers chances against hendricks. he's got tight boxing and great wrestling. he has a chance of nullifying hendricks game. i'll probably still pick hendricks to win, but this fight should be really exciting.

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Awesome fight! Hendricks struggles with good wrestlers an I can see Ellenburger giving him some serious trouble!

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Awesome fight! Hendricks struggles with good wrestlers an I can see Ellenburger giving him some serious trouble!





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Post #6   12/15/12 11:20:10PM   

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Coin Flip, both of these guys possess a bomb, I would say that Hendricks is the more lethal but I think Ellenberger is better technically and is the stronger fighter probably.

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ellenberger for the win.

Post #8   12/15/12 11:49:32PM   

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Great fight. I will be hoping that Ellenberger wins this one.

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i'll be pulling for hendricks

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really surprised Hendricks took this fight, but at least he will be training and ready for a fight if something were to happen with Diaz

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Test for Hendricks before he KOS GSP

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Hendricks supposedly to get title shot if he wins this fight, but I'm sure he'll have to wait in line once Sonnen is given the shot.

I wonder what the odds are of these three fights staying in tack are.

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Very sweet card
Plus cote vs sakara rematch

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They should make this an all-welterweight main card and put like Koscheck, Brown, Hardy, or Kampmann on it and it would be pretty cool.

As far as this fight goes I see Hendricks all day both are huge power punchers with great wrestling but Hendricks has the cardio and a solid chin/beard which I see him helping get the KO !!

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