Jake Ellenberger's diminishing game

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  1. JonKunDo

    JonKunDo Postin 25/8

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    Rogan needs to sit him down for an honest talk.

    What is going on with this beard? Who are the people he has around him; surely something has to be done?

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    Just to clarify for those veering off topic; it's very much the beard which I'm concerned with. It seems to be getting worse and worse.
     
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  2. Myrddin Wild

    Myrddin Wild Lets enjoy our time together!

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    He hazn't looked good for a long time against top competition, but to be fair... he's been fighting the very best. I'm sure he could make a good gate keeper if they started feeding him from the middle of the division instead of the top.
     
  3. Enigma87

    Enigma87 Black Belt

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    They should have given Jake an easy no name fight. Kind of demented matchmaking by the UFC
     
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  4. Reach4theSky

    Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Some guys just shouldn't grow them...Jake is one of those guys..
     
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    basedgodfedor Black Belt

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    Kampmann ended him
     
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    snw10mm Sherdog Dermatologist on-call Platinum Member

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    I keep thinking the old Juggernaut will return. If he doesn't perform (I don't mean win, but just put on a good performance), I've got to believe it's Bellator time for him.
     
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    wtf does he have the mange?
     
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    ZipZito Blue Belt

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    Man I used to love watching him fight. I always have some hope when he fights to see him unleash that rage he used to have. Matt brown is a fucking animal tho, I'm not ruling out the upset for ellenberger but it could be a bad night for jake unfortunately. Its a fight where I don't wanna see either guy lose so hopefully they just put on a wild exciting fight cuz that potential is definitely there.
     
  9. JonKunDo

    JonKunDo Postin 25/8

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    I've always found Jake a very limited and predictable fighter. There was a time 4 or 5 years ago where this wrestler with a big overhand looked like the template for mma fighters and that the sport would diminish because of it.

    Luckily that hasn't happened, but rather more dynamic fighters have thankfully emerged and those guys have been figured out and left in the past.

    Nonetheless, I don't care about any of that. It's the beard which is a concern to me. What the hell is going on here? Why is't anyone doing anything to stop this? Surely Reebok or somebody should step in here?
     
  10. legkicktko

    legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    Training with Ronda will do that to you
     
  11. neandertal

    neandertal Gold Belt

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    I think you mean frame...
     

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