UFC 151 co-main event confirmed
Former welterweight contenders.
According to UFC.com, Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger will be the co-main event of UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson, taking place September 1 in Las Vegas.
Josh Koscheck (17-6) takes on Jake Ellenberger (27-6) in a three round welterweight fight. Both fighters are coming off of losses. Koscheck lost a close split decision to Johny Hendricks in May, while Ellenberger suffered his first knockout loss of his UFC career (KO - knees, Round Two - 1:40) against Martin Kampmann.
A win by either fighter could put them right back in the title picture.
UFC 151 takes place September 1 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Veas, NV and airs live at 10pm/ET on pay-per-view.
Current UFC 151 card
UFC light heavyweight championship: Jon Jones (16-1) vs. Dan Henderson (29-8)
Welterweight bout: Josh Koscheck (17-6) vs. Jake Ellenberger (27-6)
Lightweight bout: Michael Johnson (11-6) vs. Danny Castillo (14-4)
Lightweight bout: Thiago Tavares (17-4-1) vs. Dennis Hallman (51-14-2, 1 NC)
Featherweight bout: Dennis Siver (20-8) vs. Eddie Yagin (16-5-1)
Flyweight bout: John Lineker (19-6) vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani (19-5-6)
Bantamweight bout: Takeya Mizugaki (15-7-2) vs Jeff Hougland (10-5)
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