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post #1 of 71 (permalink) Old 12-26-2008, 02:49 PM Thread Starter
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Justin Eilers Shot and Killed.

Mixed martial arts fighter Justin Eilers was shot and killed late Christmas night in Nampa, Idaho. Eilers' manager and friend, Monte Cox, confirmed his death to MMAWeekly.com Friday morning.

According to various reports, Canyon County Sheriff's Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 4600 block of Happy Valley Road in Nampa at 10:44 p.m. on Thursday.

When officers arrived on the scene they found that an adult male, later confirmed as Eilers, had been shot and killed. James Robert Malec, 48, was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder.

Details surrounding the incident have not yet been revealed by police, but sources close to Eilers indicate that Malec is the boyfriend of Eilers' mother. He and Eilers reportedly got into some sort of argument and Malec allegedly produced a gun and shot Eilers.

Emergency workers attempted to revive Eilers, but were unsuccessful.

The incident is still under investigation by the Canyon County Sheriff's Office.

Eilers – 19-7-1 as a professional MMA fighter – fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship in late 2004 where he won his Octagon debut before exiting the promotion following a three-fight skid, one of the losses was to then UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. He would later fight for World Extreme Cagefighting a couple of times before losing an EliteXC heavyweight title bid to Antonio Silva earlier this year in July.

Justin Eilers was 30 years old at the time of his death.

Wow, seems like a lot of death in MMA lately.

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post #2 of 71 (permalink) Old 12-26-2008, 02:51 PM
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W..T..F.. is going on lately? R.I.P

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Damn. Thats some intense news. Noone deserves to be shot on Christmas day over a fight of any magnitude.

It will be hard but I wish his family and friends to find comfort through this dark time.
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Jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez, this sucks so bad.

R.I.P Justin Eilers.

Why are there so many pricks in this world?

Fedor fights I want to see..

Fedor vs. Josh Barnett
Fedor vs. Randy Couture
Fedor vs. Tim Sylvia - DEMOLISHED
Fedor vs. Andrei Arlovski - DEMOLISHED

hmmmmm, i wonder how many become reality..

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Damn that is messed up! RIP Eilers
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Horrible news, RIP

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Terrible news, I hope the bastard that shot him gets what's coming to him. 30 years young, what a tragic end
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post #8 of 71 (permalink) Old 12-26-2008, 03:06 PM
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RIP Eilers, I really cant believe shit like that happens on Christmas of all days man...

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post #9 of 71 (permalink) Old 12-26-2008, 03:09 PM
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That sucks.

Condolences to his family.

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post #10 of 71 (permalink) Old 12-26-2008, 03:09 PM
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everyone thinks they're a big man with a gun. i hope this guy gets raped by a bigger man for the rest of his pathetic life.

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