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Another UFC Fighter Killed

12/26/2008 7:46 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Eilers was found shot and killed on Christmas night -- the second MMA fighter to die in a week.

Eilers died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to KIVI TV in Idaho. James Malec, the suspect, is reportedly the boyfriend of Eilers' mom. Malec has been arrested and charged with second degree murder and held on $1 million bail.

According to Sherdog.com, Eilers had a career fighting record of 19-7-1 and went 1-3 in the UFC.

On December 18, Justin Levens and his wife were found dead from gunshot wounds in a home in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

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marv    

Justin seems like a name to avoid, if you want to eventually draw Social Security.

2063 days ago
32.

Hlove    

Hey, TMZ why don't you buy this guys corps, and have it put in, Plasticized Corpse Exhibit . The one from Germany.
Make bucks off this due for many more years.

2062 days ago
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Mike Blade    

if you want to discuss MMA then check out www.mmapower.com

2057 days ago
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Jordan    

I went to junior college with Justin, he was a great man and a wonderful father. I am sad to hear that he died in such a bad way. He was apart of the UFC regardless of when his last fight was.
RIP JUSTIN

2052 days ago
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Malicious Intent    

Unfrigginbelieveible

2051 days ago
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