Best Welterweight Bouts in MMA History

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No. 9 -- Martin Kampmann versus Jake Ellenberger ( TUF 15 Finale, Jun 1, 2012)

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Kampmann came back from the brink after an opening round in which he was hurt and dropped. The Norwegian's spirit kept him in the fight against Ellenberger, and it paid off in Round 2 when a short shot to the temple staggered the American. Some quibble with referee Steve Mazzagatti's decision to call the contest when he did, especially since he allowed Kampmann time to recover. But for as long as it lasted, this one was intense.