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...
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.
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Final Result: Jake Shields (30-7-1) defeats Ryan Ford (22-5)...
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...
Jake Shields would be the first person to say he has a problem saying no to fights when a promoter comes calling. Even in the most-dire of circumstances, Shields has always been a fighter that says yes even when often times those around him have probably been saying don't do it.
Take for instance Shields' fight in 2011 against Jake Ellenberger just weeks after his father Jack passed...
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...
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...
Just over three years and 8 fights later, with a record of 4-3-1 (with the no contest being a win for Shields if he didn’t pop for an illegal substance), Shields is gone. Some say he was released, but to my knowledge he didn’t have any fights left on his contract. On the heels of his one-sided loss to Hector Lombard, Shields actually hadn’t lost in years, so this, in a way...
6'0" 170 lbs (Welterweight)
72" reach, Orthodox
Jan 9, 1979
29-6-1 (1 NC) (UFC: 4-2, 1 NC)
2 straight wins
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
NCAA Division II wrestler
Two-time community college wrestling All-American
Numerous international grappling medals
A welterweight battle has been added to UFC 171 as former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields looks to extend his four fight unbeaten streak as he faces new 170-pound contender Hector Lombard on March 15 in Dallas.
UFC officials confirmed the new bout on Twitter this morning via ESPN.com .
Added to #UFC171 : @jakeshieldsajj vs @HectorLombard http://t.co/NrupJimcp9
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