UFC Fight Night 25 Fight Card: Battle on the Bayou

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The UFC returns to the state of Louisiana for the first time since UFC 37 with UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou. The card will take place on September 17th in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, and will offer a main event featuring elite welterweights Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger. In addition, Gulf Coast native Alan "The Talent Belcher will make his long-awaited return to the cage.  The middleweight has been out for 16 months since he suffered a serious eye injury while training in Brazil. He will face Canadian veteran Jason "The Athlete" MacDonald. Here is the whole card (you can catch the preliminary card after the jump):

Sept 17th, live on Spike TV from New Orleans, LA:

Main Card:

Jake Shields (26-5-1) vs. Jake Ellenberger (24-5)

UFC® Fight Night™ Live

Court McGee (13-1) vs. Dongi Yang (10-1)

UFC® Fight Night™ Live

Alan Belcher (16-6) vs. Jason MacDonald (25-14)


Jonathan Brookins (12-3) vs. Erik Koch (12-1)

UFC® Fight Night™ Live

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Preliminary Card:

Evan Dunham (11-2) vs. Shamar Bailey (12-3) 

UFC® Fight Night™ Live

Clay Harvison (9-3) vs TBA


Cody McKenzie (12-1) vs. Vagner Rocha (6-2)


Mike Lullo (8-3) vs. TBA


Ken Stone (9-3) vs. Donny Walker (15-7)

UFC® Fight Night™ Live

Matt Riddle (5-2) vs. Lance Benoist (5-0)

UFC® Fight Night™ Live

Daniel Roberts (12-3) vs. T.J. Waldburger (13-6)


Justin Edwards (6-1) vs. Jorge Lopez (11-1)

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