Filed under: Featured Videos , News , UFC , Videos ATLANTA – Once a staple at the top-end of the welterweight division, Jake Ellenberger entered UFC 201 on a two-fight losing skid and with a 1-5 record in his six previous bouts. For Ellenberger (31-11 MMA, 9-8 UFC), the sting of those losses served as a sort of fuel as he prepared to face Matt Brown (20-15 MMA, 13-9 UFC) on the pay-per-view main card of UFC 201 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. Despite his status as a fairly sizable underdog coming into the bout, Ellenberger stunned Brown with a liver kick and punches to score the knockout at the 1:46 mark of the opening round. Related: UFC 201 results: Jake Ellenberger stuns Matt Brown early, then upsets him with body kick After the bout, Ellenberger spoke about his personal reinvention. “You don’t forget the feelings after fights that don’t go well and you lose,” Ellenberger told MMAjunkie at the post-fight press conference. “That really sat with me in preparation, too.

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Harsh feelings of prior losses set tone for ‘new’ Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 – MMA Junkie

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