Jake Ellenberger (Photo: mmajunkie.com)
UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou – New Orleans, La. – Morial Convention Center – Sept. 17, 2011
Jake Ellenberger moved up in the welterweight division with a decisive win over Jake Shields at UFC Fight Night 25.
Shields won his fifth fight in a row, living up to his “Juggernaut” nickname with a TKO victory in 53 seconds. Check it out.
Shields was unable to bounce back from a loss to Georges St. Pierre in a UFC welterweight title fight less than five months earlier.
Court McGee, who won Season 11 of The Ultimate Fighter, won a unanimous decision over Dongi Yang.
Erik Koch beat TUF 12 winner Jonathan Brookins by unanimous decision.
Alan Belcher beat Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald by submission in the Spike TV opener at the 3:48 mark.
On the Facebook pre-show, Vagner Rocha used a rear naked choke to beat Cody McKenzie in the second round. Evan Dunham won a unanimous decision over Shamar Bailey.
Ken Stone beat Donny Walker by technical submission to a rear naked choke at 2:40. Lance Benoist won a unanimous decision over “The King of Bros” Matthew Riddle.
TJ Waldburger used a triangle choke to beat Mike Stumpf at 3:52. Seth Baczynski beat Clay Harvison with a rear naked choke in Round 2.
The other fights ended in unanimous decisions, with Robbie Peralta beating Mike Lullo and Justin Edwards defeating Jorge Lopez.