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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 that...
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October 13, 2014  |  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...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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 alight...
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August 06, 2014  |  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...
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August 05, 2014  |  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...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard added to UFC 171 in Dallas

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 -- UFC News ...
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December 08, 2013  |  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 that win...
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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...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Tonight preview: Maia vs. Shields

In this week's episode of UFC Tonight , Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen compared the fight games of Demain Maia and Jake Shields. This exciting matchup of similar styles will headline next week's UFC Fight Night . Both of these talented submission artists began their careers at middleweight and while Shields has bounced back and forth he's been fighting at 170lb since 2008. Maia...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Shields aims to submit Maia in Brazil

For a great many years whenever the discussion came up about the best grapplers who transitioned to modern day mixed martial arts the conversation generally started and stopped with Jake Shields. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Cesar Gracie, Shields was a multi-time grappling champion, but what was more impressive was the way he used those skills to transition to an even...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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