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With high expectations for WSOF, Jake Shields has 'no plans' for UFC return

Jake Shields admits he was surprised and somewhat disappointed by news of his UFC release. But now that he’s officially signed a four-fight deal with WSOF, he has high expectations for the future. 1,097 more words


Former Strikeforce champ Jake Shields signs with WSOF

Following his release by the UFC, former Strikeforce middleweight champion and onetime UFC title challenger Jake Shields has signed with WSOF.

Shields’ manager, Lex McMahon, on Thursday confirmed Shields’ signing to MMAjunkie following an initial report from… 505 more words


My thoughts on Jake Shields Getting the Ax

The UFC is the premier mixed martial arts promotion.  They have a long history of having the best fighters and the deepest divisions.  Recently the UFC has made a few surprising cuts to their roster.  1,319 more words

Jake Shields released by UFC

Jake Shields (29-7-1) has been cut from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) following his unanimous decision lost to Hector Lombard (34-4). This comes as a bit of a surprise since Shields was once in the same cage as former welterweight king, Georges St. 226 more words

Jiu Jitsu People

Jiu jitsu people are usually the most humble, and self aware that I come across. The majority of combat athletes are usually humble, nice, and looking to raise those up who are striving to gain the strength, knowledge and confidence they have attained, on and off the mats. 670 more words


UFC Needs to Resolve Their Awkward Relationship with Grappling

Jake Shields is the latest grappler to be let go by the UFC under somewhat questionable circumstance.

A former welterweight title challenger, the 35-year-old American Jiu-Jitsu pioneer came out on the wrong side of a manhandling against Hector Lombard last month at UFC 171. 1,196 more words

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Former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Jake Shields Released From The UFC

The UFC has released former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and welterweight contender Jake Shields, following his loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171.

During Shields’ 4 year tenure in the UFC he has fought 8 times under the promotion, with the highlight coming by the way of a title fight against for champion George St. 290 more words