Ellenberger has been tremendously successful since joining the UFC roster, but suffered a recent setback when he was stopped (perhaps prematurely) by Martin Kampmann back in June.
With another win under his belt, Ellenberger is back on the right side of title contention. Unfortunately, with champion Georges St-Pierre having his next few fights lined up, most of the top-ranked fighters at 170 pounds are busy.
Ellenberger boasts wins over the likes of Jake Shields and Diego Sanchez, and it's important to keep this top-ranked welterweight busy with a quality opponent while the title picture clears up.
Here is a look at five fights for Jake Ellenberger to take next.