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Justin Eilers Shot and Killed

Former UFC and EliteXC fighter Justin Eilers is dead after being shot in the chest Thursday night.  Eilers was reportedly at the home of an acquaintance in Canyon County, Idaho and had argued with an ex-girlfriend who was also at the house, before being asked to leave.  Eilers refused and, according to Sherdog, “began throwing dishes and other objects in protest.”

The owner of the home, James Robert Malec, a forty-eight-year-old man believed to be Eilers’ mother’s husband, produced a gun and shot Eilers once in the chest.  Emergency medical personnel attempted to save his life when they arrived at the house and found him wounded, but were unsuccessful.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Eilers was thirty years old.

To make matters worse, Eilers’ young son, his mother, and his ex-girlfriend are all said to have been in the room with him when he was shot.  Malec was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

Fans may remember Eilers for his UFC battles with Andrei Arlovski and Brandon Vera.  His last fight was against Antonio Silva for the EliteXC heavyweight title in July, where he lost via second-round TKO. 

Depressing times in the world of MMA.

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UFC fan- December 30, 2008 at 9:59 pm
"North American union" Yep that explains Trinity.
All this time I thought he was some mind-ducked child from a 3rd world monkey country, BUT now I know hes a mind-fucked child from a 3rd world monkey ass country who believes in UFO's, and conspiracy theory's.
Trinity go back to jacking off Tuf GAY, and stay out of real adult conversations.
Drrr your f*** dumba***- December 30, 2008 at 9:00 pm
Not as many as he has now from your buddy shooting his daddy on fucking christmas you dipshit.call 911 its 3 little buttons but no because of macho faggots like you trying to prove who the real man is with the gun someone is dead and that kid will never have a happy moment at christmas from what couldve been an argument that couldve obviously been talked down to someone dead!!! and you talk all big shit.f*** little p****s like you is why this shit happens because your petrified of anyone raising their voice wait until someone does that s*** to you and see how it feels ive had a friend shot because of that bulls**** so go pull a gun on some target or something you mindless heartless moron.or better yet grow some hair on your chest and stand up to someone instead of playing Doc F*** Holliday.Cant stand whiny asses like you.Justin may you rest in piece im sure you enver expected to get shot over losing your temper it happens to all of us.God Bless you and may your son get all the support he needs and moves on to a happy life.
Aaahahahahahahaaaa!- December 29, 2008 at 12:23 pm
cr_trinity, thanks for making me laugh.
Stein- December 29, 2008 at 11:10 am
RIP Brother. Liked watching you fight.
cr_trinity- December 27, 2008 at 6:38 pm
Let's see how many of you so called Hard Nut Patriots actually do what you say you're gonna do when the State enforces the NAU after the last GATT signing in 2010. That's if you still have guns by then.

And why is is that so many of you have jumped to conclusions about an event you don't know the full story of? Oh, that's right. You're a bunch of authority loving morons.

Are there any humans left in the United States, aside from the children? Judging from the stupidity demonstrated on a such a regular basis on this site I would definitely not think so. And as I always say feel free to go ape shit and beat your hests while typing semi-coherent profanities.

Enjoy the collapse of your so-called "Republic" WHEN THE NORTH AMERICAN UNION GETS ANNOUNCED YOU FOOLS.
Aaron- December 27, 2008 at 4:33 pm
Sucks to die but I can't say I feel terribly sorry for him. He shoulda fucking left the house when he was told to by the owner. When he refused to it became trespassing and the guy who blew em away will probably get off.
UFC fan- December 27, 2008 at 4:20 pm
Glad to see the bleeding hearts club didnt take over this thread.
All I can say is when you make a living dishing violence and someone asks you to leave, and you refuse? well then kindly remove yourself from the gene pool...BLAM! Game over.
Another loser gets took out...thats life. And had he not been a fighter for UFC, and a normal joe, wouldnt nobody think twice about.
Olie- December 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm
What the hell?

I wasn't having a dig at Americans, so please get off your high horses.

If there was no gun law for starters, Eilers would still be alive. Besides this point, if handguns were illegal to own and you could only own certain guns under license, what would happen? People be stabbing each other?

I tell you what's fucked up; getting mad, tossing around a few plates and then having someone blow you away. That's fucked up.

But hey, if he can prove he was "protecting his home" then he'll probably get away lightly.

Frank, you seem to be suggesting that America is like a third world country, where you live by the gun. I'm sure that's probably correct in a few shanty towns in some parts of the country, but don't you think those issues are better off sorted without the public being able to get hold of guns? Like there's something fundamentally wrong when you NEED a pistol under your bed?
Gunny- December 27, 2008 at 2:54 pm
If you want sympathy, have a look in the dictionary.

Right between 'shit' and 'syphilis'.
HAL- December 27, 2008 at 2:47 pm
MAN, YOU SURE DO KNOW HOW TO MAKE SOMEONE FEEL BAD ABOUT SOMETHING THEY HAVE SAID. ON THAT NOTE I WANT TO SAY I'M SORRY. I THOUGHT FOR A MINUTE THAT YOU HAD REALLY LOST MIND, AND TURNED INTO ONE OF THOSE OTHER PEOPLE. DON'T HOLD WHAT I SAID ABOUT YOU AGAINST ME BUT I CAN'T BLAME YOU IF YOU DO. AGAIN I AM SORRY, AND I HOPE THAT WE CAN KISS AND MAKE UP LOL. TAKE CARE GOOG, AND KEEP THE COMMENTS COMING. WE WILL SEE WHO ALL WE CAN PROVE WRONG.
Gunny- December 27, 2008 at 2:40 pm
I also would bet money that Eilers was juiced up on roids. Apparently he was planning a drop to light heavyweight. Going from 235 to 205 is not easy without a lot of 'help'.

And all you foreigners talking shit about our gun laws, plain and simple: You get a 250 pound UFC fighter in your house going on a fucking rampage and deal with it. You should move to Georgia (the republic) where they are used to getting run over by the big guy.

Here in America, you don't go throwing your weight around IN SOMEONE'S HOUSE after they have told you to LEAVE and then start ransacking the place like a retarded 4 year old.

And how much do you want to bet that he didn't just pull a gun and blast away, he probably first said "I'm going to get my gun" and then when he got it and pulled it, Eilers probably dared him to use it or some other nonsense like big dopey bullies always like to do.

If this happened in Eilers house I would be singing a different tune, but when it happens in someone else's house, you reap what you sow.

Pwned.
Goog- December 27, 2008 at 2:19 pm
Hal...

I've been mislabeled. I actually only posted that about Fedor to be sarcastic because it seems that there's no topic here that doesn't eventually lead back to that guy. Like you've read in my other posts, I think Fedor - like several other heavyweights - is a good fighter. I stop well short of even liking the guy, let alone worshipping him like the Potato Sacks here. For the record, I consider Fedor to be a talented guy and certainly one of the better HW's, but I'm glad he's not in the UFC. I don't care to watch him, I don't care if he ever fights again, and I certainly don't mean to promote him here. I was just beating someone else to the punch... much like Lesnar would do to Fedor. I obviously won't say he sucks, but I can't see what all the hype is about, either.

Unless he's a good plate thrower. I'll bet Fedor is a great plate thrower.
HAL- December 27, 2008 at 1:18 pm
HEY GOOG. I DID NOT MEAN TO SAY YOUR STILL AN IDIOT. YOU ARE THE GUY THAT I ACTUALLY SEEN EYE TO EYE WITH ON THE MIR/LESNAR/NOG ARTICLE A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO. YOU WERE NOT AN IDIOT DURING THAT TIME. HOWEVER I DO THINK YOU HAVE A FEDOR FETISH. SO NOW I CAN SAY THAT YOUR AN IDIOT FOR YOUR COMMENT ABOUT FEDOR WOULD SUBMIT THE BULLET. THAT IS JUST NONSENSE. FEDOR WILL GET HIS ASS HANDED TO HIM AS SOON AS HE FIGHT A TOP LEVEL HEAVYWEIGHT IN THE UFC. I REALLY BELIEVE THAT IS THE REASON HE WILL NOT SIGN WITH THE UFC BECAUSE HE ACTUALLY KNOWS THERE ARE HEAVYWEIGHTS IN THAT ORGANIZATION THAT WILL RUIN HIS AWESOME RECORD. HE IS VERY GOOD, AND A VICIOUS HUMAN BEING BUT I JUST DO THINK HE CAN AND WILL BE STOPPED SOON. THE TIM SYLVIA FIGHT, BIG DEAL. TIM NEVER WAS A GOOD FIGHTER HE IS WASHED UP, AND THAT WAS A VERY BAD FIGHT FOR HIM. THAT IS WHY THE UFC DID NOT RENEW HIS CONTRACT. THAT GOT RID OF HIM BECAUSE THE SMALLER FIGHTERS WERE FINALLY FIGURING OUT HOW TO GET AROUND HIS LOOOONG GOOFY REACH. ANY WAY I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE IF FEDOR GROWS A SET OF NUTS, AND FINALLY STEPS IN THE UFC AND FIGHTS AFEW OF THERE TOP HEAVYWEIGHTS. THEY WILL SEND HIM DOWN THE ROAD NEXT TO ELITE XC AS SOON AS HE GETS SMASHED 2 OR 3 TIME, AND I BELIEVE THAT FEDOR KNOWS THAT. THAT IS WHY HE WILL NOT SIGH WITH THEM. JUST TO MUCH TALENT THERE FOR HIM TO HANDLE.
HAL- December 27, 2008 at 12:16 pm
I BET OL'GOOG WOULD LIKE TO SUCK ON FEDORS NOB WOULD'NT YA OL'BUDDY. YOUR STILL AN IDIOT GOOG.....................
Anonymous Person- December 27, 2008 at 11:52 am
all you have to do to know whats wrong with america is read the comments on this page. Becasue according to you guys, a person should be shot over breaking a plate. A person should be shot over an argument. Yea, that really makes sense. Laws were made for a reason, and unless that pos was physically endangered by justin, and breaking plates is not endangering anyones life, he had no right no shoot anyone.
RIP Justin Eilers
i hope your murderer gets shanked in prison, although knowing how the american criminal justice system works, he'll probably get off, write a book about it, and make money off the story of how it was your otiginal plan to murder him and it was actually premeditated.
Anonymous- December 27, 2008 at 10:59 am
Garbage day???
Anonymous- December 27, 2008 at 10:33 am
Wow, arrested and charged for 2nd degree for defending himself from a 250 pound fighter in his own home? In Idaho? I'd figure they would have a castle law or something. But then again, it probably wouldn't apply if he was a guest.

In any case, sucks that he got shot, sucks that his family had to see it, and sucks that the old timer is getting charged. All around a sucky situation.

Reap what you sow, I guess.
Frank- December 27, 2008 at 8:41 am
Sorry, I try to avoid bigoted generalizations whenever possible, but I'm sick of non-Americans bashing us about our gun laws whenever they get a chance. If you chaps from England or France of wherever the hell you're from lived in MY neighborhood for more than a WEEK, you'd be taking a trip to the gun store, absolutely. You can't compare how things are in the U.S.A. to your country. You don't know WTF you're talking about, so STFU. Ever been to Idaho? Guns will be outlawed there...well...NEVER! Idaho has practically seceded from the union already. It would take an entire Army division to disarm the citizenry there and it would be a bloody fight. All you know about the U.S.A. is what you see on the tube. That shit on CSI Miami and Law and Order ain't what real life is for most of us. Yeah, yeah, we're all fat and stupid and lazy, blah, blah, blah. Pull your head out of the propaganda. My political views are very liberal, and I don't like unnecessary violence, but access to guns is the only thing keeping us FREE is this country. If we didn't have armed citizens, we'd already be ruled by "Emperor Cheney". How would you like that?

On this Eilers situation, we have very few facts. None of us were there. Maybe the shooter was an asshole just itching for a chance to blast the guy, or maybe his life truly was in danger.
PotatoHead- December 27, 2008 at 7:53 am
One less white trash redneck to imprison... or appear on Jerry Springer.
Gunny- December 27, 2008 at 7:52 am
Our gun laws are not 'outdated'. They are guaranteed in our constitution moron. I love the way you said that Americans want guns to "protect" their home. You didn't need to put protect in quotes you ignorant asshole because that is exactly what happened. A man PROTECTED his home. You put a 250 pound drunk, angry, and belligerent FUCKING UFC FIGHTER in your god damn house trashing it with your wife, children, and others and see what the fuck you do asshole. Call the cops, you laughable fucking little idiot, by the time they get there you will all be dead. If this happened anywhere else it would be different, but when a man tells you to leave his HOME and you start going on a rampage, then guess what, fuck you.
LukeTheDuke- December 27, 2008 at 6:55 am
RIP eilers, you were a fighter, you earned the respect of the world as far as i see it.
Anonymous- December 27, 2008 at 5:06 am
Gotta think of his family here... It sucks.
Olie- December 27, 2008 at 4:06 am
The gun laws in the US need to change. It seems far easy to be able to pull a trigger on someone and it happens far too regularly.

The problem is, more people want to be able to keep handguns to 'protect' their homes than those who want them to be outlawed.

Just like the death penalty, the gun laws are are seriously out-dated.
uncle sam has jenny warts- December 27, 2008 at 3:31 am
uncle sam you have never fucked anyone shot anyone or made anyone laugh.your a fucking sadact m8 am from england where i shag my girl drink more lager than you pussy americans and beat fuck outa windowlickers like you guns are cowardly grow up and tell yr mum to get a fucking shave u toss piece.
Anonymous- December 27, 2008 at 3:13 am
some people on this site think this is a joke imagine if i blow yr dad away when you was a kid.why did the stupid cunt not shoot him in the leg.alot of americans r a bunch of trigger happy nob heads before you start talking shit theres plastic bullets tazers ect.i would rather take a beating than kill somebody plus yr laws suck dick and the guy who shot him is with his mum i bet next christmas is a gona be a blast two.all you guys that think this is funny are maggot dick cowards that couldn't knock a fish off a wet plate you get 1 life show some respect.i mean whats a few smashed plates compared to a kid not having a dad for the rest of his life.if your gona have a gun learn how to use one.if yr half normal you should shit yr load when one is pointed at you.but your stupid laws encourage people to shoot because their isnt much consequence.rip
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