Shields Will Still Fight At UFC Fight Night Despite Loss Of Father

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Despite the loss of his father earlier this week, Jake Shields will still headline the UFC Fight Night card slated for September 17th in New Orleans.

MMANews.com was able to confirm the news with a source close to Shields.

Jack Shields passed away on Tuesday at the age of 67. He was also Jake's manager.

Shields takes on Jake Ellenberger in his first bout since losing to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 129.

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