Jake Ellenberger UFC 126On a six-fight winning streak topped off with wins over Jake Shields and Diego Sanchez, it would seem almost a given that Jake Ellenberger’s next fight should be a shot at UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre.

The division, however, is clogged with contenders, from interim champion Carlos Condit to Johny Hendricks to Ellenberger and his Ultimate Fighter Live Finale headlining opponent Martin Kampmann.

Despite that fact, Ellenberger isn’t looking past Kampmann. He knows that to do so would be foolish.

“He’s always dangerous, someone I can’t look past at all,” said Ellenberger in a recent interview on UFC Ultimate Insider.

In fact, Ellenberger sees Kampmann as an opportunity to prove, once again, that he does belong at the top of the list of contenders.

“I’m a big believer that actions speak louder than words. I’ve got to prove that I’m even a contender for that title.”

He’d get little argument from most people, but if he defeats Kampmann, it would be difficult for anyone to deny that Ellenberger has earned his shot.

Check out his video interview with UFC Ultimate Insider below…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Trey Ogden Sees VFC 55 as the Set-Up Toward a UFC Run | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 9 views

Ready to make a move toward the Octagon, welterweight Trey Ogden sees Friday's Victory FC 55 as his next big step. read news >>

Martin Kampmann's message to young fighters: Limit your hard sparring

  • 24 days ago
  • 58 views

From 2006 to 2013, Martin Kampmann was a staple of the UFC. Unfortunately, concussions forced the now 34-year-old to retire from active competition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 207's Alex Garcia wants 'TUF' season between native Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

  • 18 days ago
  • 4 views

As he prepares to face veteran Mike Pyle at UFC 207, welterweight Alex Garcia still hopes to one day have a UFC event in his native Dominican Republic. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Bellator bidding for UFC free agent and 'TUF' winner Ryan Bader – but not Lorenz Larkin

  • 11 days ago
  • 24 views

Bellator will soon make a bid for one high-profile UFC free agent. But its interest in another apparently has waned. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC heavyweight Justin Ledet 'rolling with the punches' but sees big things on horizon

  • 10 days ago
  • 4 views

Justin Ledet made his UFC debut just five months ago, but he’s already racked up a pair of octagon wins. At UFC Fight Night 104, he’ll look for a third UFC victory, and big things could come quickly read news >>

UFC, 'TUF' vet Martin Svensson announces retirement 3 months after calling for Cage Warriors title shot

  • 3 days ago
  • 11 views

Only three months after winning in his return to the Cage Warriors promotion and calling for a lightweight title shot, Martin Svensson says he is retiring from MMA. Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>

Champ Cody Garbrandt, T.J. Dillashaw announced as 'TUF 25' coaches for all-star season

  • a day ago
  • 3 views

The feud between UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion T.J. Dillashaw is headed to “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Why surging Sergio Pettis sees a path to a 2017 UFC flyweight title shot

  • 12 hours ago
  • 7 views

PHOENIX – For a 23-year-old, title hopeful Sergio Pettis has already completely changed his career mindset. Success has a way of doing that.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>