Jason Miller vs. Jake Shields photo gallery

Photo by Jack Bratcher/ProMMA.info - Few fighters can work a crowd like "Mayhem" Miller.

Jake Shields and Jason “Mayhem” Miller fought an intense five round middleweight title fight at Strikeforce – Fedor vs. Rogers on Nov. 7. Shields wanted no part of Miller’s striking and repeatedly tried to get the fight to the ground.

Well-versed in the grappling game himself, Miller defended the submission attempts of Shields, and at one point had the Cesar Gracie protege in serious trouble with a rear-naked choke. Shields rallied, kept the pressure on Miller, controlled the pace and position, and took home the unanimous decision.

We snapped a complete photo gallery of both fighters, including “Mayhem’s” flamboyant entrance, the bout itself, and their attendance at the post-fight press conference. Enjoy these photos of Miller and Shields after the jump, then take a look at our complete “Fedor vs. Rogers” gallery in the ProMMA.info photo album.

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“HDNet Fights presents World Victory Road – Sengoku 11” premiering live on HDNet

Tune in after Fedor’s fight to catch top fighters headlining this impressive card early Saturday morning, November 7, at 2:00 a.m. ET on HDNet

(PRESS RELEASE) – HDNet will broadcast exclusive LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights Presents: World Victory Road – Sengoku 11,” early Saturday morning, November 7, at 2:00 a.m. ET from Tokyo, Japan. The event is stacked from top to bottom with a mix of top ranked talent, up-and-coming prospects, and established MMA stars.

In the main event of the evening, Hatsu Hioki (20-3-2), one of the top five featherweights in the world, meets the always-tough Michihiro Omigawa (7-8-1). Hioki is undefeated in his last nine fights, but was forced out of the Sengoku Featherweight title tournament in August due to an injury incurred in his classic bout with Masanori Kanehara. Kanehara went on to defeat Omigawa in the tournament final and claim the Sengoku title. A Hioki victory would set up a highly anticipated rematch with Kanehara.

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Saturday Night Fights – MMA returns to CBS

Frank Shamrock does his best to convince an unsuspecting CBS prime time audience that the big black man facing the Russian Fedor Emellianenko on Nov. 7 is the number two ranked heavyweight (1:58 mark). Regardless of Shamrock’s see-through hype machine, Brett Rogers does possess a damn good chance of shocking the world. At least they … Read more

Erin Toughill discusses upcoming Strikeforce debut set for Nov. 7

Photo: Sherdog - Erin Toughill prepares for her Strikeforce debut on Nov. 7.

ProMMA.info’s Vixens of Vengeance, the CageDivas, spoke with top female fighter Erin Toughill this week. Toughill is of course a pioneer in women’s MMA.

The Divas asked her about her upcoming fight on Nov. 7 with Marloes Coenen which will be featured on Strikeforce:

“I had a meeting with Scott Coker up in LA and talked to him for about an hour or so and just expressed what I wanted to do in the division and how I’d like to be a part of it… I think a lot of people knew that Aug. 15 I was supposed to be on the under-card and my management at the time, I just had a lot of issues with communication and contract issues, and we just weren’t able to get anything written to have me involved in that portion… By the time everything blew aside… it was just too late to do anything. From that point until now we have been negotiating and it finally came about even if it was by default. I’m happy to get my opportunity. It was a multi-fight deal that I signed and this will be the first one and I’m taking Cyborg’s place because she got injured.”

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Rene Nazare defends his lightweight title at “Reality Fighting: Ferocity” in Plymouth, Mass. on Nov. 7

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) brings mixed martial arts to Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Mass. with “Reality Fighting: Ferocity.” The event will feature a lightweight title fight between undefeated Reality Fighting champ Rene Nazare (5-0) taking on number one challenger Will Kerr (8-1). In addition, there will be a minimum of 15 professional and amateur MMA fights.

Nazare is a BJJ world champion who trains and teaches at Dungeon MMA on Cape Cod. He won the title with a submission win over previously undefeated champion Tony Leate back in May. His opponent, Will Kerr is considered to be one of the top-ranked lightweight fighters in New England and trains out of Strikezone MMA in New London, Conn.

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Strikeforce televised CBS fight card announced for Nov. 7 event

STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global today officially announced the CBS televised portion of their fight card scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7 (9:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) from the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago, Ill.

“We’re looking forward to delivering an explosive night of world class MMA action on CBS,” said Scott Coker, Founder and CEO of STRIKEFORCE.  “We have the world’s # 1 fighter, Fedor, making his network primetime debut against an undefeated powerhouse in Brett Rogers and, with the stars lined up for the remainder of the card, it is bound to be an exciting night of television.”

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Injured “Cyborg” will not fight on Nov. 7

Photo by: PROMMA.INFO - Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos is the Strikeforce 145-pound champion and just possibly the baddest woman on the planet.
Photo by: PROMMA.INFO - Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos is the Strikeforce 145-pound women's champion and just possibly the baddest woman on the planet.

Strikeforce 145-pound champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos was expected to make her first title defense on Nov. 7 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffmann Estates, Ill. According to multiple reports, she has had to pull out of the card due to a shoulder injury she sustained while competing at the 2009 Abu Dhabi Championships on Sept. 27 in Barcelona.

The 24-year-old Brazilian was tentatively set to face either Marlos Coenen or Erin Toughill in what would have been her first title defense. The fight most likely would have been part of the televised portion of the card which will air live on CBS and headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers.

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Fedor vs. Rogers to be held at Sears Centre Arena in Chicago on Nov. 7 – pre-sale tickets go on sale Friday



Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Sept. 28; Pre-Sale Begins Tomorrow/Friday, Sept. 25 via “STRIKEFORCE Insider”

NEW YORK (Sept. 24) — The highly anticipated STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global co-promoted heavyweight showdown between Fedor Emelianenko (30-1) and undefeated American heavyweight Brett Rogers (10-0), will take place at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill, located just outside of Chicago, on Saturday, Nov. 7.

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