Ellenberger spoils Marquardt’s return to UFC with first round knockout

Saturday, March 16, 2013

It was a measured start by both fighters, opening with leg kicks.

Marquardt landed the first significant strike, catching Ellenberger with a right hand, but he poured the pressure right back onto Marquardt, catching him with a left hand before dropping him with a right.

Ellenberger went in for the kill and the fight was quickly waved away at 3:00 of the first round as Marquardt was unconscious, face-down on the canvas.

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Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Nate Marquardt Nate Marquardt
Height 6′ 1″ (185.42 cm)
Weight 185 (83.91 kg)
Record 32-11-2
Team Colorado Stars


Name Jake Ellenberger Jake Ellenberger
Height 5′ 10″ (177.8 cm)
Weight 174 (78.93 kg)
Record 27-6-0
Team Mid-America Martial Arts
Jake Ellenberger defeated Nate Marquardt by KO (Punches, 1st Round, 3:00)