Jake Ellenberger Knocks Out Nate Marquardt in First Round – Recap

“The Juggernaut” Jake Ellenberger (29-6) has continued to show that he truly is one of the divisions top talents, as he takes out the former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt (32-11-3) at UFC 158 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

It only took one round of high speed action for these two to go to the war. Ellenberger landed a huge combination on Marquardt, dropping him to the canvas and finishing it against the fence.

Official: Jake Ellenberger defeats Nate Marquardt via knockout  – Round 1, 3:00

Ellenberger has now strung together back-to-back victories after suffering a KO (knees) loss to Martin Kampmann in June of 2012. Prior to the loss the heavy handed striker and wrestler had defeated five straight, including Diego Sanchez, Jake Shields and Mike Pyle. “The Juggernaut” will likely be looking for contender status with another impressive victory.