Jake Ellenberger began his MMA career in 2005 after wrestling in college at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

He made his UFC promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 19 in 2009 and earned his first victory at UFC 108 in January 2010.

He has a 29-6 MMA record and will be fighting against Rory MacDonald in Saturday’s UFC on FOX 8 event at KeyArena.

Ellenberger answered questions about his fight this weekend, his MMA career and more in live chat July 23 on seattletimes.com.