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Jake Shields Vs Ryan Ford Headlines WSOF 14

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will headline World Series Of Fighting 14 in Canada on October 11th against Ryan Ford. The 35 year-old Shields will be making his WSOF debut after being released from the UFC back in March after a one-sided decision loss to Hector Lombard. Prior to that Shields had been undefeated in four fights, and while his performances hadn’t set the Octagon...
Via Fight Of The Night
27 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UFC Title Contender to Make WSOF Debut

Former UFC title contender, Jake Shields (29-7-1), was supposed to have made his World Series of Fighting debut versus Jon Fitch on July 7, but was forced to withdraw due to a training injury. He will make his debut on October 11th in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Coincidentally, the hometown of his opponent Ryan Ford (22-4-0). Shields has won three out of his last four fights, but...
Via Ring Kings
28 days ago  |  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

Jake Shields returns to middleweight in 2012

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Jake Shields will be moving up a weight class to compete in the middleweight division. The news was originally reported on last nights episode of UFC Today on FUEL TV. Shields is expected to make his UFC middleweight debut later this year. Shields (27-6-1) was the Strikeforce middleweight champion prior to making the transition to the UFC...
Via MMA Interplay
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jake Shields Jumps to UFC Middleweight Division

During Tuesday’s episode of FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” it was announced Jake Shields (Pictured) will be taking his talents to the UFC’s middleweight division. The 33-year-old is no stranger to the weight class, as he abandoned his 185-pound Strikeforce belt to sign with the UFC in late 2010. Shields immediately shed 15lbs. to make his big league debut in a welterweight...
Via 5thRound.com
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Shields eyes next step toward contention

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...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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