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Ryan Ford reveals he fought with a broken arm

It’s not uncommon for fighters to step into the cage with injuries of one kind of another, but Ryan Ford really pushed the boat out on Saturday night when he fought Jake Shields in the main event of WSOF 14 with a broken arm. After his first round submission loss to Shields, Ford posted up a video recorded on October 2nd which hadn’t been seen until now in which he reveals...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WSOF 14 Highlight: Shields wins big in WSOF debut

After being dropped by a stiff left jab early on from the hometown favorite, Jake Shields went into super-grapple mode where he wouldn’t give Ryan Ford any other option than to defend and eventually submit. Check out the highlights from last nights main event in Edmonton below. Your browser does not support iframes. Final Result: Jake Shields (30-7-1) defeats Ryan Ford (22-5)...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WSOF 14: Jake Shields Submits Ryan Ford (Video Highlights)

Jake Shields (pictured) made his World Series of Fighting debut in triumphant fashion Saturday by beating Ryan Ford. Shields had a brief scare early as he hit the floor after eating a left. However, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion rallied and quickly ended things once he took Ford to the mat. Shields sealed the deal with a rear-naked choke, then proceeded to call out...
Via 5thRound.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Results

Jake Shields got off to a winning start in his first fight for the WSOF promotion last night with a first round submission victory against Ryan Ford. Shields found himself in trouble early in the fight when he was dropped with a left jab from Ford. That was Shields cue to take Ford to the mat where he’s far more comfortable, and it paid dividends for him as he methodically took...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Capsule: Ryan Ford front kick KO’s Joel Powell in Edmonton

Ryan ‘The Real Deal’ Ford will have multiple advantages when he enters to WSOF cage for the biggest fight of his career tonight inside of the Edmonton Expo Centre. Hometown hero – check. Major power advantage – check. Youth in life and MMA years – check. That said, he still remains a +375 dog while his opponent is currently sitting pretty as a -550 favorite. Why? Well,...
Via Fight Booth
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Shields vs. Ryan Ford to headline WSOF 14 in Edmonton

World Series of Fighting matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz has put together a very intriguing welterweight bout for his promotions October 11th visit to Edmonton. Former two-division champion Jake Shields will make his WSOF debut when he takes on 2014 KO of the year nominee Ryan Ford in a fight that will air live on NBCSN. We haven’t seen Shields in competition since he was cut following...
Via Fight Booth
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A Win Is Not a Win for Jake Shields

“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the ONLY thing.” You can walk into any locker room across the globe and you’ll hear a coach preaching that mantra to his players. Athletes are saying it to each other before taking the field. Mixed martial arts, however, is starting to make its own twist to the old adage – Winning impressively is the ONLY thing. There are plenty of fighters...
Via 5thRound.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs Shields Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

(Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports) Jake Shields notched an impressive win last night, but his paycheck is even more impressive.  Shields is the top earner from UFC Fight Night: Maia vs Shields. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don't release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However...
Via MMA Manifesto
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Shields and the perception problem

Every time he steps in the cage, Jake Shields is not just fighting a battle with an opponent, he's fighting a battle of reputation and history and perception. Inch by inch, Shields is slowly digging his way back towards the top of the division that he threatened for years. Shields was the guy who beat Yushin Okami and Carlos Condit, and all sorts of other legitimate names outside...
Via Fox Sports
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Shields discusses possible return to middleweight, wants top 5 opponent

UFC welterweight Jake Shields got back on the winning track with a unanimous decision win over Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 144. The win snapped a two fight losing streak and evened his record in the UFC to 2-2. Shields, a former Strikeforce middleweight champion, has been mulling the possibility to returning to the 185 weight class. He has competed only at welterweight while in the...
Via MMA Interplay
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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