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Matt Brown
Matt Brown

Matt Brown explains why he sides with Jake Shields over Mike Jackson following recent altercation: “If you’re a UFC fighter, you’re opening yourself to those consequences”

Susan Cox - December 21, 2022

Matt Brown is explaining why he sides with Jakes Shields over Mike Jackson following their recent altercation. Brown (23-19 MMA) has taken a side after the physical altercation occurred between Shields and Jackson at the UFC PI in Las Vegas.

CM Punk, Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson

After brawl with Jake Shields, Mike Jackson reveals former UFC champion is challenging him to a fight: "Take your old a*s to sleep"

Josh Evanoff - December 20, 2022

UFC welterweight Mike Jackson has a lot of MMA legends coming after him lately. ‘The Truth’ has been out of action since a loss to Pete Rodriguez in October. The defeat set Jackson back, as he was previously riding a two-fight unbeaten streak. However, the part-time fighter wouldn’t be out of action for long, as he ran into Jake Shields last week.

Jake Shields

Jake Shields reacts to latest comments and accusations from Mike Jackson: “He's just getting more racist and deranged”

Susan Cox - December 19, 2022

Jake Shields is reacting to the latest comments and accusations from Mike Jackson. Mike Jackson (1-2 MMA) spoke to ‘MMA Fighting’ about the altercation he had with Jake Shields (33-11 MMA) at the UFC Performance Institute last Friday saying:

Jake Shields
Mike Jackson

Jake Shields reportedly banned from UFC PI, facing assault charges for attack on Mike Jackson

Susan Cox - December 19, 2022

Jake Shields has reportedly been banned from UFC PI and is facing assault charges for his attack on Mike Jackson. The UFC Performance Institute is the official mixed martial arts facility for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The building is located in Enterprise, Nevada opposite the UFC Apex.

Khamzat Chimaev
Khamzat Chimaev

Jake Shields claims “fake gangster” Khamzat Chimaev tried to start a fight with Paulo Costa at the UFC PI

Harry Kettle - September 6, 2022

Jake Shields has dubbed Khamzat Chimaev a fake gangster for confronting Paulo Costa at the UFC Performance Institute. The rise of Khamzat Chimaev has been well documented thus far and this weekend at UFC 279, he’ll attempt to take a step closer towards winning his first UFC title when he goes head to head with Nate Diaz.

Nick Diaz
Nick Diaz

Jake Shields wants teammate Nick Diaz to fight again but says he'd "like to see him do a proper camp" this time around

Cole Shelton - April 19, 2022

Jake Shields is hoping his longtime friend and teammate, Nick Diaz fights again. Diaz made his highly-anticipated return back at UFC 266 against Robbie Lawler. The fight came together quickly but on fight week, Diaz got the fight moved to middleweight and many were concerned with that. Ultimately, he suffered a TKO loss to Lawler and after the bout, Shields says Diaz was forced into taking the fight.

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Jake Paul

Fighters react after Nate Diaz requests to be released by the UFC

Fernando Quiles - March 27, 2022

Nate Diaz has asked for his release from the UFC and fellow fighters have taken notice. Diaz has always been known to beat to his own drum. The Stockton native has only taken fights that he feels make sense for him. He has expressed frustration with the UFC throughout his run and things haven’t gotten better.

Jake paul
Jake Shields

Jake Paul and Jake Shields rip the UFC over Paddy Pimblett’s “embarrassing” payout: “Pimblett getting pimped”

Josh Evanoff - March 23, 2022

Jake Paul and Jake Shields have taken to social media to rip the UFC over Paddy Pimblett’s recent payout. ‘The Baddy’ recently competed at UFC London last weekend. The 27-year-old secured a first-round submission victory over Kazula Vargas. For his efforts, he received a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus and was praised across the MMA landscape. However, he’s since commented on how much he actually made that night.

Gilbert Burns
Jake Shields

Gilbert Burns and Jake Shields get into heated exchange following the Brazilian's callout of Nate Diaz

Cole Shelton - July 21, 2021

Gilbert Burns and Jake Shields got into a heated argument on social media after the Brazilian called out Nate Diaz. Burns, who returned to the win column with a decision win over Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 is looking to find his next opponent. He called out several welterweights like Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. Yet, Shields, who is a longtime teammate of Diaz didn’t think kindly of Burns’ callout.

Jake Shields, Nick Diaz
Nick Diaz

Jake Shields: Nick Diaz got "a little out of control" with drinking, but "he’s reigning it back in"

Tom Taylor - September 11, 2020

Jake Shields says his teammate Nick Diaz got “a little out of control” with his drinking habits, but is confident the fan favorite is back on track. Diaz has not fought since an early 2015 fight with Anderson Silva, which was originally a decision win in Silva’s favor, but was later overturned when both fighters failed drug tests. While it began to look like the former Strikeforce welterweight champion would never fight again, he recently laid out plans for a comeback.

Jake Shields

Jake Shields on COVID-19 Fight Island shake-ups: "Maybe it’s time for healthy people to stop being scared of this virus"

Adam Martin - July 8, 2020

Former UFC welterweight title contender Jake Shields reacted on social media after COVID-19 led to several Fight Island bouts being scrapped. Numerous bouts set to take place this month have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the most prominent being the scheduled UFC 251 main event between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns. After Burns tested positive on Friday, the UFC worked hard all weekend to book a replacement fight with Jorge Masvidal.

Mike Perry
Jake Shields

Mike Perry takes on Al Iaquinta at SUG 11

Tom Taylor - January 14, 2020

Some fans might not remember it, but Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta had a brief feud several years back. The welterweight and lightweight will have the opportunity to settle their feud — if it still exists — in a grappling match at SUG 11. The grappling promotion, which is the brainchild of former UFC and Bellator star Chael Sonnen, announced this exciting Perry vs. Iaquinta clash on Instagram.

Jake Shields, Dillon Danis
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Jake Shields says Dillon Danis calls for rematch, then ghosts promoters: 'Maybe he does a bunch of coke at night'

Cole Shelton - November 6, 2019

Jake Shields doubts Dillon Danis actually wants to grapple him again. The two first met at Submission Underground 4, where Shields won the bout via fastest escape time over the three rounds. Despite this loss, Danis still claims he’s the best grappler in MMA.

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Jake Shields believes Nate Diaz's cut should not have ended fight, prefers McGregor trilogy over Masvidal rematch

Cole Shelton - November 5, 2019

Jake Shields is not happy with how the UFC 244 main event ended. Shields, a longtime teammate of Nate Diaz, was in New York City to support his training partner in his UFC 244 fight with Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal ended up winning this fight due to a cut on Diaz’s brow.

Dillon Danis, Jake Shields
Dillon Danis

Dillon Danis gets bashed by multiple MMA stars after dissing Jake Shields

Tom Taylor - January 13, 2019

Dillon Danis has never been afraid to let the trash talk fly on Twitter. The latest victim of the Conor McGregor training partner’s Twitter trash talk was Nate Diaz stablemate Jake Shields. Here’s what Danis had to say about Shields.

Jake Shields
Jake Shields

EXCLUSIVE | Jake Shields details how the MMA landscape has changed over the years

Cole Shelton - November 18, 2018

MMA is a constantly growing sport, there is no doubt about it. Take the UFC for a prime example, they just celebrated their 25th anniversary of existence this year, while sports leagues like the MLB and the NHL have been around for over a hundred years. With MMA so young, promotions are learning on the fly. For welterweight legend, Jake Shields, he understands this better than most. He began his professional career in 1999, and since then the whole MMA world has changed before his eyes.

Jake Shields
Jake Shields

EXCLUSIVE | Jake Shields discusses his future in fighting

Cole Shelton - November 17, 2018

Jake Shields doesn’t know what his future holds. Shields most recently fought for PFL this year in which he lost to Ray Cooper III back in late October. Since the loss, Jake has been contemplating his future.

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Professional Fighters League (PFL)

PFL 10 Results: Ray Cooper lll TKO's Jake Shields and Handesson Ferreira (VIDEOS)

Chris Taylor - October 20, 2018

Ray Cooper lll dominated at tonight’s PFL 10 event in DC, scoring a pair of first-round TKO victories over opponents Jake Shields and Handesson Ferreira to advance to the tournaments welterweight championship. Cooper will now face fellow finalist Magomed Magomedkerimov, who defeated opponents Pavlo Kusch and then Bojan Velickovic at tonight’s event.

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