Mar 16, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Jake Ellenberger (red) celebrates after defeating Nate Marquardt (blue) in their main card bout at UFC 158 at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

UFC 158: Jake Ellenberger vs. Nate Marquardt Full Fight Video Highlights


UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz is in the books and the organization can consider the pay-per view event successful. In the first of three welterweight bouts on the main card, Jake Ellenberger met Nate Marquardt in the octagon in a battle of men who were looking to continue their climb up the 170-pound ladder.

In the bout, Ellenberger looked phenomenal and put together the most impressive performance of the night that ended in a brutal knockout victory over Marquardt in the first-round.

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At the post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that Ellenberger was the recipient of the UFC 158 Knockout of the Night bonus, which netted the welterweight contender a $50,000 bonus. The win should earn Ellenberger a crack at a top five opponent in his next bout.

Here are the full fight highlights courtesy of FOX Sports:

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