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Rollercoaster Ride for Jake Ellenberger

With help of sports psychiatrist, UFC 173's Jake Ellenberger embracing fear
By: Ben Fowlkes, MMA Junkie
"Since Jake Ellenberger signed with the UFC, his career has gone like this: He wins and wins, right up until something wonderful seems about to happen.

"Then it all falls apart.

"It happened to Ellenberger (29-7 MMA, 8-3 UFC) in 2012, when he had a six-fight winning streak ended by a come-from-behind effort from Martin Kampmann. It happened in July, when he followed his first-round knockout of former title contender Nate Marquardt with a disappointing decision loss to Rory MacDonald.

"With his welterweight showdown vs. Robbie Lawler (22-10 MMA, 7-4 UFC) at UFC 173 on Saturday (pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) approaching, Ellenberger’s challenge has been to figure out why that is — and what he can do about it."

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