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  • 2 years ago
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STOCKHOLM - Jake Shields feels like he's stuck in the middle. A little too small for middleweight, and a little too big for welterweight, he's one of those fighters who wishes there were more divisions. It's been reported Shields is opting to go big for his next fight. But the onetime UFC welterweight challenger and former Strikeforce champ hasn't committed to one division or another. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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As a middleweight, Jake Shields had been nothing short of dominant so after a tough go of it at 170lbs in the UFC, he opted to move back up in weight and test his mettle at UFC 150 against veteran fighter Ed Herman. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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DENVER - When the UFC proposed Ed Herman to Jake Shields as an opponent, Shields' first thought was: easy fight. Then he looked at footage on Herman and changed his mind. "I'm like, 'Wow, this guy's pretty good," Shields on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com. "Before, he looked tough. But in his last three fights, he's looked impressive. I don't want to be the guy he makes a name off of." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When fighters talk about shifting weight classes, the vast majority of them talk about dropping down a weight class. It’s commonplace for fighters to go as far down as they can to have the greatest size advantage possible over their competition. UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields is taking a different tack. He’s looking at making the move up. Fuel TV’s UFC Tonight on Tuesday night reported that Shields is moving up to the 185-pound division later this year, likely in July or August. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When most fighters talk about shifting weight classes, the direction is typically dropping down. Not for Jake Shields, however. He's considering a move back up to middleweight. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields will return to 185 pounds in 2012, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday night. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Because there is more to mixed martial arts (MMA) than what you see in UFC. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has its "official" rankings. Unfortunately, they only encompass those fighters who compete inside the Octagon, which means world-class competitors like Jake Shields and Ben Askren -- who both wore gold outside the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion -- are nowhere to be found. SB Nation to the rescue! Your friends at MMAmania.com, MMA Fighting, and Bloody Elbow have gon read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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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.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, WSOF Tagged: Jake Shields read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Following his release by the UFC, former Strikeforce middleweight champion and onetime UFC title challenger Jake Shields has signed with World Series of Fighting.Filed under: News, WSOF Tagged: Jake Shields read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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ABU DHABI – The UFC’s return to the Middle East resulted in healthy attendance and live-gate figures.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: UFC Fight Night 39 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and onetime UFC title challenger Jake Shields will be looking for a new promotion to call home. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: Jake Shields read news >>

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