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Jay Hieron in For Koscheck, Meets Jake Ellenberger at UFC 151

After a seven-year absence from the octagon, Jay Hieron returns to the UFC to step in for the convalescent Josh Koscheck and face Jake Ellenberger in the UFC 151 co-main event.

Hieron (23-5) returns with a unanimous decision win over Ellenberger (27-6) in the IFL back in 2006, which “The Juggernaut” looks to avenge. Since his last promotional bout, Hieron has amassed a sizable (16-3) record,which includes wins over the likes Rick Hawn, Brent Weedman, Joe Riggs, Jesse Taylor, Jason High, and the aforementioned “Juggernaut”.

UFC 151 takes place September 1 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and is anchored by Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones taking on Former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson.

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