Josh Koscheck-Jake Ellenberger Off Due To Injury By Koscheck

UFC Tonight reported that a bulging disc in the back of Josh Koscheck has forced him out of a planned fight with Jake Ellenberger.

Koscheck and Ellenberger was expected to serve as the co-main event to UFC 151 on September 1.

UFC officials are working on finding a replacement for Koscheck, but with just a few weeks to go, that could be difficult.

Both Koscheck and Ellenberger are coming off defeats. “Kos” was topped by Johny Hendricks, while Ellenberger lost to Martin Kampmann. Interestingly enough, Hendricks and Kampmann are set to meet later this year.

Photo credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog

  • http://twitter.com/Warriordave927 warriordave927

    That sucks,I’m not a fan of kosckecks at all but thats another good fight down the drain

  • ufcfans@yahoo.com

    bj penn sould be the replacement his match changed due to mcdonalscut bj is training put him in

  • ufcfans@yahoo.com

    bj penn should re place josh kosheck

  • Ben Rage

    The injury bugs is way out of control. This year has suffered so much that I’ve stopped watching some of the events.

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