When Jake Ellenberger signed his fight contract to fight Rory MacDonald at UFC On FOX 8: Johnson Vs Moraga it was a number one contender fight, and it didn’t matter what the other name on the contract. Ellenberger has been competing professionally since 2005 and he has always been after the same thing, the championship belt. In the interview below, Ellenberger talks about the importance of being selfish in MMA, what it will take to beat MacDonald, and what it will mean to be the number one contender.
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