JAKE SHIELDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jake Shields Has Signed For World Series Of Fighting

Jake Shields didn’t have too wait around for long as a free agent after being released by the UFC earlier this month as he’s now been snapped to a multi-fight deal by World Series Of Fighting. Shields was cut by the UFC after just a single loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 which brought an end to a four fight unbeaten run, but even in victory his performances had been underwhelming...
Via Fight Of The Night
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Jake Shields Signs Multi-fight Deal with WSOF

Aug 11, 2012; Denver, Colorado. Jake Shields landing a body kick against ed Herman in their middleweight bout at UFC 150 (Mandatory Credit: ufc.com) Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and former UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields has found a new promotion to call home. The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) revealed on their Twitter account on Thursday that they had signed...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jake Shields Signs with World Series of Fighting

Less than two weeks after getting cut from the UFC, welterweight Jake Shields has found a new home. According to Bleacher Report, Shields has signed a multi-fight deal to join World Series of Fighting. As customary with MMA contracts, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I am very excited to be fighting for the World Series of Fighting. They have one of if not the best welterweight...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Makes No Apologies for Cutting Jake Shields

UFC president Dana White simply can’t win – that is, if you were to ask Dana White. Fans complain all the livelong day because fighters like former welterweight top contender Jake Shields (pictured) execute aesthetically unappealing grappling-intensive game plans that bore them to tears, yet scream to the high heavens when the UFC decides to let such athletes go (Please see...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Shields Released from the UFC

Former title contender, Jake Shields has been released from the UFC. Alex Ramirez – April 7, 2014 On Monday morning the UFC announced that former welterweight title challenger Jake Shields (29-7-1-1 NC) had been released from his contract. Shields last competed at UFC 171 where he lost to Hector Lombard via unanimous decision. Shields, who debuted for the company back in 2010,...
Via Overtime
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Shields Released From The UFC After Single Defeat

Jake Shields has been released from his contract following his his recent decision loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 last month. The move will raise some eyebrows given that this was the former Strikeforce middleweight champion’s first loss in his past five fights in the UFC and he was still ranked No.11 in the welterweight division. However, Shields falls under the same category...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The UFC Releases Jake Shields

Jake Shields at UFC 161 weigh-ins against Tyron Woodley ~ Mandatory Credit: TJ De Santis/sherdog.com In statements provided to mmafighting.com by his manager Lex McMahon of Alchemist, Shields was officially released by the UFC. “Jake Shields has been released by the UFC. Jake appreciates the opportunities provided by the UFC and thanks Dana White and Lorenzo Fertita. Jake is an...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Shields has been released from the UFC

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
12 days ago  |  Discuss

News: Jake Shields Cut From The UFC

Welterweight stud Jake Shields has just been released from the UFC. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion has racked up a 4-3-1 record in the UFC, and despite losing only 1 of his last 5 fights with the promotion, the world’s premier fight league as decided to release the ground specialist. It is unfortunate for Jake and could be yet another sign that the UFC will not put...
Via Tito Couture
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Cuts Jake Shields

After posting a mundane 4-3 (1 NC) record in the UFC, welterweight Jake Shields (pictured) has been released by the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. MMAFighting.com confirmed Shields’ firing with his manager, Lex McMahon of Alchemist Management. “Jake Shields has been released by the UFC,” McMahon expressed in a statement. “Jake appreciates the opportunities...
Via 5thRound.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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