UFC Fight Night 25: Jake Shields vs. Jake Ellenberger is the seventh Ultimate Fighting Championship event held in Louisiana. The event takes place on September 17, 2011 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Lousiana and will be broadcast on Spike TV with 8 Free prelim bouts on UFC’s official Facebook stream at www.facebook.com/UFC.
This is Jake Shields first fight since losing to current UFC welterweight champion Georges St.-Pierre at UFC 129. Shields vs. Ellenberger was scheduled to be the first UFC non-title main event to implement 5 rounds, but later it was changed to 3 rounds. This UFC event will be one of the last events televised on Spike TV since UFC has signed with FOX and UFC’s contract deal with Spike expires at the end of the year.
Official UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou – Shields vs. Ellenberger fight card
UFC Facebook Stream Preliminary Card 2:30/5:30pm PT/ET:
Welterweight bout: Justin Edwards vs. Jorge Lopez
Featherweight bout: Mike Lullo vs. Robert Peralta
Welterweight bout: TJ Waldburger vs. Mike Stumpf
Welterweight bout: Clay Harvison vs. Seth Baczynski
Bantamweight bout: Ken Stone vs. Donny Walker
Welterweight bout: Matt Riddle vs. Lance Benoist
Lightweight bout: Evan Dunham vs. Shamar Bailey
Lightweight bout: Cody McKenzie vs. Vagner Rocha
UFC Spike Televised Main Card 6:00/9:00pm PT/ET:
Middleweight bout: Alan Belcher vs. Jason MacDonald
Featherweight bout: Erik Koch vs. Jonathan Brookins
Middleweight bout: Court McGee vs. Dongi Yang
Welterweight bout: Jake Shields vs. Jake Ellenberger
Watch UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou – Shields vs. Ellenberger Saturday, September 17, 2011 on Spike with Free prelim fights on www.facebook.com/UFC.