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EllisMania 8: Former UFC Fighter Gabe Ruediger To Fight Jason Ellis

The event of the summer!

Anticipation continues to build for Sirius XM host Jason Ellis upcoming EllisMania 8 on July 14th at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV. The often brash host is turning heads again with the announcement that he will face former UFC fighter and WEC lightweight champion Gabe Ruediger in the main event for this year’s Ellismania.

“Gabe a nice guy, but I don’t care because I’m gonna smash his face in,” said Ellis.

Ruediger coming out of retirement to face Ellis is just one of the bizarre and hilarious fights that Ellismania has in store for fight fans. The event will also feature a variety of novelty fights, including Danny versus The Dingo in a one armed fight, DanOd5 battling Alicia, and Ellis’ own Sirius co-host Rawdog fighting in a battle of the sexes against Ruby Renegade. In addition there will be a series of bizarre matches that will include a blindfold electric shock collar match and a musical chair fight. For this year’s event Ellis went all out to create an over the top evening. For tickets and more info, visit

Grammy award winner EVERLAST will headline the Ellismania pre-party alongside Jason Ellis’ own band DEATH! DEATH! DIE! on July 13th at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV to kick off the weekend.

Jason Ellis’ career has spread from action sports to radio personality and beyond. He is currently the host of The Jason Ellis Show, a high-energy, uncensored talk-meets-hard-rock radio format that is centered around Ellis’ unique, offbeat take on life that is one of the most popular shows broadcast on satellite radio. In addition to radio Ellis is also a New York Times best-selling author, trained mixed martial arts fighter, successful musician, professional truck racer and ex pro skateboarder and the host of Fuel TV’s popular television show Ellismania.