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Jake Ellenberger is 2-8 in his last 10 fights.

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  1. Dream20 Purple Belt

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    Is there anybody in the UFC right now with worse form? Why hasn’t he been cut?

    Jake is fighting Bryan Barberena on the next card.
     
  2. Mangar Black Belt

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    He's due !
     
  3. KBE6EKCTAH_CCP Vive le Québec libre !

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    Well that's like the Diaz bros combined record but they still have a cult-like following.
     
  4. Kenny Powerth Jean Belt (Jelt)

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    He should fight Burkman

    In his most recent UFC stint he is
    1-7-1
     
  5. Kung Fu Kowboy Jesus say there's a heaven for a real one Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Has been mentioned a time or two. but thinking with another loss and the guy should call it a career...
     
  6. FEDORRULEZ Black Belt

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    2-8 is pretty good with a coach like tarvedyan
     
  7. BoD 2.0 Red Belt

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    He's still young, getting better and more experience. If he sticks with the sport, he will be challenging for a title in a few years. He's on the same career trajectory as Erick Silva.
     
  8. Dana_is_your_GOD Banned Banned

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    Platinum took his soul
     
  9. Riot Punch Orange Belt

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    So....?
     
  10. ufcfan4 Can't Andle The Riddum

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    100 percent this. The crazy thing is there was a time where Jake definitely appeared to be a durable guy but since Robby finished him with strikes back in 2014, five of the six losses he's had have been by way of stoppage (most with strikes, one by submission).

    I think he's a good dude and was on a hell of a tear during 2010 and 2011, but it may be time to call it a career.
     
  11. NotoriousMillions 28-1

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    In Nates last 5 fights, he is 3-2 having only lost to RDA and Conor, LW champions. In Nicks last 5 fights, he is 2-2-1 having only lost to GSP and Condit, the latter being debatable, but also former champions. They are a combined 5-4-1 in their last 10 fights. That is hardly comparable to Ellenberger being 2-8 and losing to many lower level guys.
     
  12. lfd0311 Pink Belt Pink

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    Burkman put Fitch to sleep after Fitch left the UFC and talked a bunch of trash, so he gets a pass.
     
  13. Fahrenheit1221 Gold Belt

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    Time for Bare Knuckle Boxing!
     
  14. West Linn Banned Banned

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    Dana fucked him one time so no way he's getting cut. That's the only logical explanation.
     
  15. blackjackz Purple Belt

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    Every fighter has an expiration date... and Jake has definitely past his best before...

    At one time, the guy was one of the best WW's in the world. That time has passed.

    His war with Diego Sanchez took a toll on the man, and the KO to Kampmann was a defining moment. While he still has power in his hands, his chin and speed have diminished so much, that it is dangerous for him to be facing elite WW's anymore.

    I hope he calls it a career soon, win or lose to Barbarena.. I'm a fan none the less...
     
  16. Readybodisready Banned Banned

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    I remember when he was 8-2 in his last 10 fights.
     
  17. VirginNose Blue Belt

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    Ever since the rory fight he has been utter shit altough he did not receive big damage in that fight
     
  18. Adamant Adamantium Belt

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    I remember when he used to be good.
     
  19. JosephTessaro Silver Belt

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    He was 8-2 in his first 10, 2-8 in his last 10. Pretty crazy turn of events.
     
  20. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    I know the fan boys will say platinum ended him

    But it was Edmond that ruined any potential he had.
     

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