Sep 17, 2011 10:00 PM EDT New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
UFC Fight Night 25 results:
UFC has formally announced UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs. Ellenberger for Sept. 17, set to air on Spike TV. UFN 25 will be the first UFC event held in New Orleans Louisiana since 2000 and will take place at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
A welterweight bout between top contenders Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger will serve as the night's main event while 'Ultimate Fighter' season 11 winner Court McGee faces Dongi Yang. "The Ultimate Fighter: 12" winner Jonathon Brookins will return to the 145lbs weight class and take on Erik Koch.
After suffering his first loss since 2004 in a failed attempt at Georges St. Pierre's welterweight title, Jake Shields will look to maintain his position in the division with a victory over top contender Jake Ellenberger.