UFC Fight Night: Shields vs. Ellenberger results, payouts, live gate, bonuses and medical suspensions

Ultimate Fight Night 25 went down like most of the Fight Night shows, a handful of good fights, 1 or 2 great fights and some bleh (Koch vs. Brookins) fights. Nothing to complain about when the card is free, that’s for sure. There were some surprises (Jake Sheilds anyone?) and some not so surprises (Alan Belcher) for your viewing pleasure, not quite like the viewing pleasure one gets from Debbie Does Dallas or Edward Penis Hands (I’m a connoisseur of bad bad porn, you should bet too. Hilarity at it’s finest) stil pleasurable in it’s own way. Below is all kinds of neato info for you to browse through at your leisure.

Live Gate and Attendance:

7,112 attendees for a live gate of $685,000.

Spike TV viewership #’s:

1.8 million viewers on average.

Results:

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

  • Welterweight bout: United States Justin Edwards vs. United States Jorge Lopez
Edwards defeated Lopez via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  • Featherweight bout: United States Mike Lullo vs. Mexico Robert Peralta
Peralta defeated Lullo via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28).
  • Welterweight bout: United States TJ Waldburger vs. United States Mike Stumpf
Waldburger defeated Stumpf via submission (triangle choke) at 3:52 of round 1.
  • Welterweight bout: United States Clay Harvison vs. United States Seth Baczynski
Baczynski defeated Harvison via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:12 of round 2.
  • Bantamweight bout: United States Ken Stone vs. United States Donny Walker
Stone defeated Walker via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:47 of round 1.
  • Welterweight bout: United States Matt Riddle vs. United States Lance Benoist
Benoist defeated Riddle via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  • Lightweight bout: United States Evan Dunham vs. United States Shamar Bailey
Dunham defeated Bailey via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
  • Lightweight bout: United States Cody McKenzie vs. Brazil Vagner Rocha
Rocha defeated McKenzie via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:49 of round 2.

Main Card

  • Middleweight bout: United States Alan Belcher vs. Canada Jason MacDonald
Belcher defeated MacDonald via submission (strikes) at 3:48 of round 1.
  • Featherweight bout: United States Erik Koch vs. United States Jonathan Brookins
Koch defeated Brookins via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 30–27).
  • Middleweight bout: United States Court McGee vs. South Korea Dongi Yang
McGee defeated Yang via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 30–28).
  • Welterweight bout: United States Jake Shields vs. United States Jake Ellenberger
Ellenberger defeated Shields via TKO (knees and punches) at 0:53 of round 1.

Bonuses:

Fighters were awarded $55,000 bonuses.

  • Fight of the Night: United States Matt Riddle vs. United States Lance Benoist
  • Knockout of the Night: United States Jake Ellenberger
  • Submission of the Night: United States TJ Waldburger

Medical Suspensions: (Ed. note- Is that the entire card being suspended?)

  • Shamar Bailey: Suspended for 60 days due to facial trauma, tough fight
  • Lance Benoist: Suspended for 60 days due to severe cut that required 12 stitches
  • Jake Shields: Suspended for 30 days due to TKO
  • Jason MacDonald: Suspended for 30 days due to TKO
  • Jake Ellenberger: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Court McGee: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Dongi Yang: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Erik Koch: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Jonathan Brookins: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Alan Belcher: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Vagner Rocha: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Cody McKenzie: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Evan Dunham: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Matt Riddle: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Ken Stone: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Donny Walker: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Seth Baczynski: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Clay Harvison: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • T.J. Waldburger: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Mike Stumpf: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Robert Peralta: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Mike Lullo: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Justin Edwards: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons
  • Jorge Lopez: Suspended for 7 days for precautionary reasons