Shields still fighting Sept. 17th despite loss of father

by Ariel Helwani | source: mmafighting.com
 

Jake Shields has decided to go through with his Sept. 17 fight against Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 25 following the recent death of his father and manager, Jack Shields. MMA Fighting confirmed the fighter's decision with UFC officials.

GracieFighter.com broke the news of Jack Shields' passing on Tuesday. He was 67 years old.

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BzGrappla site profile image  

9/1/11 3:14 PM by BzGrappla

ya his dad was on the UFC countdown show b4 gsp fight.

BzGrappla site profile image  

9/1/11 3:14 PM by BzGrappla

ya his dad was on the UFC countdown show b4 gsp fight.

Rick Danko site profile image  

9/1/11 1:42 PM by Rick Danko

This is the first I've heard of this. My prayers are with his family. Good luck Jake.

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9/1/11 1:42 PM by Rick Danko

This is the first I've heard of this. My prayers are with his family. Good luck Jake.

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9/1/11 1:39 PM by Ramon Maroni

takes alot of heartbest wishes and good luck Jake

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9/1/11 1:39 PM by Ramon Maroni

takes alot of heartbest wishes and good luck Jake

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9/1/11 1:35 PM by ocbadapple

Jake and his dad were close. thinking about him alot lately. poor guy

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9/1/11 1:35 PM by ocbadapple

Jake and his dad were close. thinking about him alot lately. poor guy

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9/1/11 11:02 AM by roll2win

Jake will rise to the occaision. wish him the best of luck and sorry for your loss

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9/1/11 11:02 AM by roll2win

Jake will rise to the occaision. wish him the best of luck and sorry for your loss



 

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