“Man I was absolutely astonished he didn’t take a point to be honest with you. I never really paid attention to Steve Mazzagatti but I know he has a terrible reputation after that,” stated Jake Shields following a kimura submission loss to Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 22 last weekend. … “After today I think the guy … Read more
An interesting matchup that will be taking place on the main card is the welterweight showdown between former Strikeforce employees Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley. Since losing a UFC welterweight title matchup against Georges St.Pierre at UFC 129 in April 2011, Jake Shields has had to deal with a lot of ups and downs in both his MMA career and personal life. Not long after the GSP fight Shields lost his father, who sadly passed away on August 29, 2011.
In this interview with UFC welterweight Jake Shields, the fighter discusses losing his father, who is also his manager, during this training camp. He talks about the “Nick Diaz situation” and more.
“UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields” takes place this evening in front of more than 55,000 fans at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. ProMMAnow.com will provide LIVE results and play-by-play commentary of all the action.
With five UFC 129 preliminary card fights being shown on Facebook and two on Spike TV, fans will have the opportunity to watch the entire UFC 129 fight card live on April 30.
Cesar Gracie explains why he is steering Nick Diaz toward boxing for his next fight and also talks about Jake Shields’ improving stand-up and why he feels he will submit Georges St-Pierre.
Number one welterweight contender Jake Shields talks about what he expects to happen on April 29 when he gets in the Octagon with Georges St-Pierre in Ontario.