In the wake of Toquinho's withdrawal from the July card, former UFC contender Jake Shields is stepping in against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11. Earlier this week, news came out that former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares dropped out of his scheduled WSOF 11 bout. "Toquinho" was set to face fellow UFC vet Jon Fitch at Welterweight, but the failing health of his mother forced to him to withdraw from the match. With only 2 months before fight night, WSOF pitted newly signed Jake Shields against Fitch as a re view original article >>
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