Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger will square off in the Octagon this summer when they meet at UFC on Fox 8.
The winner of the fight will likely be the front-runner for the next title shot at welterweight. Although it is doubtful that MacDonald would challenge his teammate, GSP, for the gold, the welterweight showdown has heavy implications.
MacDonald is on a four-fight win streak since his defeat to Carlos Condit in 2010. He is the premier prospect of the division. Ellenberger has won back-to-back fights after a come-from-behind win by Martin Kampmann last June.
The 170-pound division continues to be one of the most exciting divisions in all of MMA.
Here is a head-to-toe breakdown of this important welterweight fight.