Relive The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale with Martin Kampmann vs. Jake Ellenberger fight video highlights, brought to you by FOX Sports. Upstart welterweight contenders Martin Kampmann and Jake Ellenberger met in the main event of the The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale, held on June 1, 2012 at the Palms Casino Resort in Paradise, NV.
With the win, Kampmann pushed his name into title contention and earned a No. 1 contenders fight against Johny Hendricks. Video highlights can be seen below.
Check out more on Martin Kampmann vs. Jake Ellenberger with play-by-play from MMA Fighting, SB Nation's home for mixed martial arts. .
Round 1: Steve Mazzagatti is your main-event referee. Ellenberger lands an enormous left hook to the jaw which drops Kampmann. Wild flurry on the ground by Ellenberger, but Kampmann weathers the storm and goes for a guillotine. Still on the ground two minutes in. Kampmann has cleared the cobwebs. Ellenberger postures and throws a combo. Kampmann still working for a guillotine, but can't get it deep. Ellenberger's playing with fire. Kampmann still working for the choke. Back to their feet with 30 seconds left and clinching. Kampmann tries for a double-leg takedown, doesn't get it. Nice recovery by Kampmann after the fight looked done early, though. MMAFighting.com scores the round for Jake Ellenberger, 10-9.
Round 2: Kampmann lands a nice counter in the first exchange of the round, but this lights a fire under Ellenberger, who opens up with his strikes. Kampmann comes out of it with a bloody nose. Kampmann tags Ellenberger with a right, then grabs Ellenberger in the clinch and connects with several knees. The third one is a bulls-eye, which drops Ellenberger. Mazzagatti ends the fight.
TUF Live Finale results: Martin Kampmann def. Jake Ellenberger via KO at 1:42 of round two.