Archive: Jake Shields

Jan 17, 2015 8:24 pm

‘WSOF 17’ Recap: Shields Earns Title Shot Against Palhares with 1st Round Win

“World Series of Fighting 17” kicked off a bit slow with three decisions in a row, but Jake Shields and Joe Condon brought the crowd to life with their impressive submission victories! Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:22 of Round 3 Joe Condon looked to be on the losing side...

Jan 17, 2015 8:23 pm

‘WSOF 17: Shields vs. Foster’ Full Results

World Series of Fighting put on their seventeenth card tonight and it featured a couple big upsets. Check out the full results below! MAIN CARD: (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Jake Shields def. Brian Foster by way of Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 2:51 of Round 1 Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine...

Nov 2, 2014 4:21 pm

Shields Considers Chris Weidman The Best MMA-Grappler

There are some incredibly talented grapplers in the world of MMA, from JiuJitsu aces such as Jacare Souza to Olympic wrestling medalists such as Daniel Cormier, to Olympic Judoka’s such as Ronda Rousey. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman however is one of those elite grapplers, specifically in the wrestling field. Jake Shields considers himself one of...


Oct 12, 2014 8:47 pm

Commission Suspicious Of Ryan Ford’s Pre-WSOF 14 Broken Arm

Earlier today it was revealed that Ryan Ford fought Jake Shields in the main event of WSOF 14 with a broken forearm, an injury that was allegedly confirmed just 10 days before his bout with Shields. The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission is speaking out about the lack of a possibility of Ford fighting with a...

Oct 12, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jake Shields Win At WSOF 14

Last night at WSOF 14, Jake Shields fought for the first time since being cut by the UFC. Shields fought Ryan Ford in the main event of the card, and won via submission. (Watch the highlights HERE) MMA pros took to Twitter to respond to the win. #WSOF14: HERE WE GO!!!! IT IS TIME FOR...

Oct 12, 2014 9:36 am

Ryan Ford Fought Jake Shields With Broken Arm

WSOF 14 main event fighter Ryan Ford revealed that he broke his arm on September 30th, just 12 days before fighting Jake Shields last night. His words via a private video, which was transcribed by MMAJunkie. “Today is Oct. 2, Thursday. Part of this game is putting your body through hard work. And unfortunately, two...

Oct 12, 2014 9:30 am

REPLAY! Jake Shields Submits Ryan Ford At WSOF 14

In case you missed WSOF 14 last night, you can catch the highlights of the main event between former UFC fighter Jake Shields and Ryan Ford. Your browser does not support iframes.

Oct 11, 2014 7:40 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Shields Makes Quick Work of Ford, Calls Out Fitch

Ryan Ford let Jake Shields take the fight to the ground and he paid for it with a loss. Shields got popped with a straight left from Ford early on in the fight and you could tell Shields had no interest in keeping the fight standing. Shields shot for a takedown, but Ford blocked it...

Oct 11, 2014 6:15 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Hamman TKOs Harris In First Round

This light-heavyweight bout was strike heavy and did not leave the first round. Jared Hamman was like a tiger hunting its prey, claiming the center of the decagon and headhunting from the beginning. Harris did a decent job circling away from Hamman, but it was only a matter of time before he was pinned up...

Oct 9, 2014 5:02 am

Shields vs. Ford For WSOF Title Shot

  The winner of this weekend’s World Series Of Fighting 14 event is being guaranteed a title shot. Promotion officials confirmed the news yesterday. World Series of Fighting 14 puts top welterweight Jake Shields against WSOF Canadian champion Ryan Ford. On Dec. 13, WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares will defend his promotional title against Jon Fitch....

May 28, 2014 5:05 am

WSOF Extends NBC Deal, Will Put Fights On ‘Big NBC’

NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes...

May 22, 2014 5:01 am

Jakes Shields Out Of WSOF 11 With Injury

Bummer! Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC title challenger, Jake Shields has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled date with Jon Fitch. The two welterweights were set to fight at the upcoming WSOF 11 event, which is expected to take place on July 5. According to WSOF officials the promotion will seek a replacement...

May 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Guillard vs. Cavalcante Official For July

Recently released UFC lightweight, Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard is set to make his WSOF debut in an intriguing  bout against, Strikeforce veteran, Gesias ‘JZ” Cavalcante. The two lightweights will take part in the WSOF 11 main card. WSOF 11 is in the works for a yet to be announced July date. The venue and...

May 3, 2014 12:29 pm

Shields vs. Fitch Official For WSOF 11 Co-Main Event

Two of the world’s top welterweight fighters will collide in the upcoming WSOF 11 co-main event when Jon Fitch and Jake Shields square off in the cage. Fitch was originally slated to be in the evening’s headliner against Rousimar Palhares prior to his withdrawal from the event. Now, a lightweight title fight between Nick Newell...

May 1, 2014 6:29 pm

Patrick Cote Thinks Hector Lombard’s Call Out Was ‘Strange’

  UFC welterweight Patrick Cote is coming off of a victory over Kyle Noke, but knows that he isn’t anywhere near the top of the division, which is why he found it odd that some one in the top 10 would call him out. That someone is current No. 6 ranked welterweight Hector Lombard. Lombard,...

Apr 25, 2014 11:19 am

Jake Shields: ‘UFC Release Not A Big Deal’

Following his recent and surprising UFC release, Top 10 welterweight, Jake Shields signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting. In a recent interview with sherdog.com, Jake confirmed his intentions to stay at welterweight and thinks a title shot should be in his near future. “I was a little bit annoyed and a little...

Apr 21, 2014 6:28 am

Jake Shields Responds To UFC Release

“I was definitely a little surprised, especially coming off some big wins, guys in the top-10, main events. I definitely didn’t think they’d drop me after one loss. But, you know, I had a terrible performance. I certainly didn’t feel like I fought like myself that night. But, given that it was one performance, you...

Apr 18, 2014 6:16 am

WSOF Signs Jake Shields

After being released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship less than a month ago, Welterweight fighter Jake Shields has already found a new home with the World Series of Fighting. According to Brett Okamoto, Shields was signed to a four-fight deal, and is expected to debut sometime this summer. In a statement to Bleacher Report, Shields...