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Jake Ellenberger cut?

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  1. High Altitude Brown Belt

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    What do you guys think?

    I think he gets cut.
     
  2. footodors Brown Belt Platinum Member

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  3. BAM Back in the saddle again

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    I would hope not, it's not far removed from his 8-1 run over Shields, Heiron, Marquardt, Pyle and Sanchez. he's an exciting fighter and I can't imagine him being that expensive.
     
  4. FightFanR Orange Belt

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    probably one more fight. if he loses again then he will be cut.
     
  5. ThePatriot Black Belt

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    wasn't he ranked in the top 5?
    doubt it
     
  6. silvasurfer5253 Purple Belt

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    Dumb move if they do. It will only continue to make WSOF stronger. They're 170 division is getting deeper by the minute.
     
  7. Thieves Dont Green Belt

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    #5 guy, not too expensive, always good for a highlight reel knockout when he's not facing the upper echelon of guys. He'll stick around. I'd like to see him against Alves next.
     
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    Doubt it. You can't really justify putting him against top guys anymore though. Gatekeeper type guy now I guess...
     
  9. iloveufc123 UFC <3

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    Wtf. Is that even a question?
     
  10. Overnoww Brown Belt

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    Not likely imo. Ellenberger is only on a two fight losing streak, both losses to top WWs. I missed tonight's fight but the majority of his UFC fights have ended in T/KO, also he isn't terribly expensive to keep around.
     
  11. marcusnz80 Purple Belt

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    He wont be cut but i think his dream of ufc gold is all but over. Perhaps he can consider moving to lw? His twin brother Joe is fighting at lw so physically i think he could.
     
  12. xP Silver Belt

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    Wtf? Why? There are a whole lot of WW's worse than Jake Ellenberger.

    This isn't like the Rory fight. Ellenberger was there to fight until the third round when he broke his hand swinging for the fences. Lawler was just a lot better and was punishing him hard every time he tried. He was being a little cautious but that is to be expected when you're getting beat up like that.

    I don't think there is anyway he makes LW. Ellenberger may be short but he's still huge. I don't really know about Joe or how similar they are in size though.
     
  13. Rhood Gold Belt

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    Doubt it
    He lost to a #2 ranked opponent in the division.
    The UFC will give him another chance for redemption.
     
  14. Diet Otsuka Red Belt

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    No, but he needs to take a big step back in competition.
     
  15. Sosua Yeah nah

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    This IMO beside the top 5 thing anymore.

    Wouldn't surprise me due to the nature of his real losses, but he's not costing the UFC too much and looks awesome against 11-30.
     
  16. MarloStanfield The Wild Colonial Boy

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    the thing about the old days they the old days
     
  17. Shocktagon Brown Belt

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    Nah, but I'd give him like a Kyle Noke or someone on that level for his next couple of fights. I'd like to see him against Mike Pierce as well.
     
  18. chaos_36 DOOM all capitals no trick spelling.

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    I hope not. I'm not a huge fan of Jake but he has the tools to be an elite fighter.
     
  19. Mikeyz Silver Belt

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    No.

    Losing to Rory and Lawler isn't grounds for being cut.
     
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    Some peopel think he runs hot and cold, on a good day one of the best, bad day slightly below elite.
     

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