Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/20/12
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Jake Shields has spent his entire mixed martial arts career gathering accolades and respect for his talent. As a champion of multiple organizations, Shields' resume includes victories over some of the sport's top fighters, and it doesn't take a deep investigation to understand what he does best is win. Over the course of five years, Shields rattled off an impressive 15-fight winning streak, including victories over the likes of Carlos Condit, Martin Kampmann and Dan Henderson. In addition to the titles he amassed along the way, it also opened the doors to the most prominent organization in all of mixed martial arts. His transition into the UFC didn't come without snags. Shields won a razor-thin split-decision over Kampmann and, then, for the first time in his career, dropped two straight bouts against Georges St-Pierre and Jake Ellenberger. For a fighter whose ultra-competitive nature has elevated him above his peers throughout his career, not having his hand raised at bout's end ...
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