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Mackens Semerzier and DaMarques Johnson, Out of UFN 25

Written on September 01, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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One bout was scrapped from UFN 25's fight card, as both Mackens Semerzier and DaMarques Johnson suffered injuries.

Both Mackens Semerzier and DaMarques Johnson will not be able to compete at UFN 25: Battle at the Bayou, as the two of them suffered injuries.

Taking action at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, UFC Fight Night 25 will green lit a welterweight battle between Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger. Also in the main card is a middleweight bout pitting Court McGee and Dongi Yang. Jonathan Brookins will lock horns against Erik Koch at the event’s featherweight match.

Replacement for the injured Mackens Semerzier and DaMarques Johnson is expected to be announced shortly. So just keep it posted here at Fighting Insider.

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Jake Shields: Still Fighting at UFN 25 After Father’s Death

Written on September 01, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Despite the recent demise of his father, Jake Shields will still continue his bout against Jake Ellenberger at UFN 25: Battle at the Bayou.

After the recent death of his father, UFC welterweight fighter – Jake Shields – will still go through his match against Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 25. His decision to continue was confirmed by UFC officials with MMA Fighting.

It was GracieFighter.com that broke the news on Tuesday about Jack Shields’ passing at the age of 67. And while the cause of death has not yet been disclosed, Sherdog.com reported that Jake Shields’ father-slash-manager died in his sleep on Monday at his Sacramento, California home. Jack Shields served as his son’s manager since 2002.

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UFC: Shields vs Ellenberger, Gearing Up

Written on July 27, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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The fight card for UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs Ellenberger is gearing up, as tickets go on sale this 30th.

After a recent sponsorship renewal between UFC and Bud Light, UFC Fight Night 25 “Battle at the Bayou” is prepping up. Featuring a welterweight duel between Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger, the Battle at the Bayou will go down on September 18 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. UFC Fight Night 25 will air in Spike TV. Tickets will go on sale starting July 30.

The current UFC Fight Night 25 “Battle at the Bayou”: Shields vs Ellenberger fight card is posted after the break.

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