Josh Koscheck-Jake Ellenberger set

Updated: July 18, 2012, 7:41 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Welterweight contenders Josh Koscheck and Jake Ellenberger will meet Sept. 1 at UFC 151 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Wednesday.

Koscheck and Ellenberger are among three fighters tied for the No. 7 welterweight ranking by ESPN.com.

Each fighter enters the bout seeking to rebound from a loss.

Koscheck (17-6) was on the short end of a split decision to Johny Hendricks on May 5.

Ellenberger (27-6) was knocked out in the second round on June 1 by Martin Kampmann. The loss ended Ellenberger's winning streak at six.

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is slated to defend his title against Dan Henderson in the UFC 151 main event.