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  • 21 hours ago
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New No. 1 welterweight contender Jake Shields says he's going to rid World Series of Fighting (WSOF) of its "dirty" champion, Rousimar Palhares. Jake Shields has his broom and dustpan in hand and wants to sweep his way to another world title. Following a first-round win over Brian Foster at WSOF 17, Shields is ready to "clean up" the promotion's welterweight division. Speaking to Submission Radio, Shields said that welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares can't go for a leg lock without trying to read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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World Series of Fighting announced that Jake Shields would be the next in line for the welterweight title with a win over Brian Foster last Saturday, and he made it quick with a first-round submission. Right after the win, Shields had strong words for WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. "He's holding my belt for me," Shields said of "Toquinho". "I'm going to go out there and whip his ass. He's a dirty fighter breaking everyone's legs and ankles. I'm going to go out there and I'm going read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The only thing on Jake Shields' mind at the current time is Rousimar Palhares. While the former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned welterweight contender under the World Series of Fighting banner would love to add another title to his already impressive resume, his upcoming bout against the Brazilian leglock master has all the feelings of something personal attached to it. The Team Cesar Gracie representative has forged a successful career out of being both a talented fighter and a sportsm read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Jake Shields is willing to play WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares’ sometimes-dangerous game.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The UFC veteran needed less than 3 minutes to make Brian Foster tap at WSOF 17 tonight on NBC Sports and followed up his win with some trash talk for the WSOF champ. It wasn't the biggest show the 36-year-old MMA veteran Jake Shields has headlined, but he gave it his best and put on a fine show at WSOF 17, submitting Brian Foster by rear naked choke in 2:51. Following the win, the man who once headlined the UFC's biggest ever live show against Georges St-Pierre, called out the controversial WSOF read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Jake Shields wasted little time to secure a WSOF 17 win, finishing Brian Foster in the first round on Saturday night in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Jake Shields is the next in line for a shot at World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion headlined WSOF 17 against fellow UFC veteran Brian Foster on Saturday night in Las Vegas, and only needed 2:51 to end the bout. In his second attempt to take the fight to the ground, Shields passed the guard and went to full mount, locking an arm-triangle choke. Foster tried to escape and ended up giving up his back. Shields, who scored 10 read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Jake Shields remains one of the very best grapplers in all of MMA. The former Strikeforce champion was a Division I wrestler and has won several high-level jiu-jitsu tournaments. Of his 30 career victories, 11 have come by way of submission. There isn't a whole lot Shields has not seen on the ground. Rousimar Palhares, though, is a different breed. He's known for his incredible leglocks -- and holding onto them until his opponent is screaming and pleading for him to let go. Shields will get a sh read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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WSOF welterweight Jake Shields isn’t trying to waste any time in his new promotional home.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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If you looked up "adversity" in a dictionary of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, Brian Foster's picture might be next to it. Despite winning nine out of 10 and being on a four-fight win streak, he suffered (reader discretion is advised) an injury that was potentially life-changing as both a fighter and a man in training. Foster has overcome all obstacles and put himself in position to soon challenge World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares. However, Foster has t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Why is there still so much consternation over leg attacks in MMA and more specifically, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares' history of them? Is the scrutiny about leg locks or is Palhares' use of them forcing an examination of the practice entirely? Do the MMA and grappling communities even have a fair view of leg attacks at all? Should these techniques be reviewed for use in MMA? In the wake of the brutal kneebar submission of Jon Fitch at WSOF 16, MMA Fighting spoke with elite grappl read news >>

  • a month ago
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Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss. read news >>

  • a month ago
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As a longtime manager of WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares, Alex Davis has heard it all in regards to his client. But after Palhares’ latest win, Davis believes criticism, even from MMAjunkie, is unfair.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Thanks to impressive stoppage wins this past weekend, the latest edition of the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings has a pair of new entrants. Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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