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Transgender Fighter’s Recent Win Draws Anger From Former UFC Fighter

One week from yesterday, former U.S. Special forces member Alana McLaughlin sent shockwaves through the MMA community after picking up her first professional win at Combate Global. Unfortunately, the shockwaves were not a result of her performance. Rather, the reaction that fellow MMA fighters had following the realization that...

Nate Diaz Goes After Khabib, Ben Askren Interjects

Mixed martial arts (MMA) Twitter can oftentimes become a mess. This week has been no different. Nate Diaz decided to take a shot at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. He posted an old photo of "The Eagle" sharing a crowded bath with several teammates. Diaz captioned the photo with...

Jake Shields Explains Why Diaz Brothers Have Been Inactive

Jake Shields has a simple explanation for the lengthy absences of the Diaz brothers. Nate Diaz hasn't had a fight since Aug. 2016. Nick Diaz hasn't competed since Jan. 2015. Nate was set to return earlier this month for UFC 230. He was scheduled to fight Dustin Poirier, but "The...

Jake Shields Considering Retirement if he Loses at PFL 6

Jake Shields may walk away from the sport of mixed martial arts if he loses this Thursday night (Aug. 16). Shields is coming off a stunning second-round TKO loss to Ray Cooper III at PFL 3 last month. Shields never got going and was dominated all the way to the TKO...

Jake Shields vs. Ray Cooper III to Headline PFL 3, Full Card Announced

The headliner and full card for PFL 3 have been set. The name “World Series of Fighting” is no more as the company has rebranded and is now the Professional Fighters League. The promotion is much like the International Fight League as it boasts the fact that it’s the...

Jake Shields Believes Nick & Nate Diaz Will Fight Again

Jake Shields feels both Nick and Nate Diaz will make their returns to the Octagon. It's been a while since we've seen Nate in action. It's been even longer since the last time we witnessed Nick put on the gloves. Back in Aug. 2016, Nate dropped a majority decision to...
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Jake Shields, Tim Sylvia Featured in Upcoming Submission Underground 6

Jake Shields and Tim Sylvia will be in the main and co-main event for the December 3 edition of Submission Underground 6. The event takes place from Portland and airs live on FloGrapling. Shields will headline the card, as the former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender takes on Gilbert...

Chael Sonnen Receives a New Opponent for ADCC 2017

Chael Sonnen is on his third opponent for September's ADCC 2017, as the former UFC title challenger will now face Leo Vieira. Sonnen was first booked to face off against Ricardo Liborio before Frank Mir agreed to step in. Now, he'll take on Vieira during the event, which goes...

Jake Shields Has Sights Set on $1 Million PFL Tournament

Jake Shields certainly wouldn't mind snagging $1 million. He'll have his chance in a 12-man Professional Fighters League (PFL) tournament. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion plans on entering the tournament next year. He told MMAJunkie.com that the money can't hurt: “I’ve got to see how everything’s structured, but that’s probably the...
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Jake Shields, Yushin Okami Added to PFL Event in July

The Professional Fighters League will go head-to-head with UFC 214 on July 29, as three bouts have been announced for the event. In the headline act, former World Series of Fighting featherweight champion Andre Harrison will take on Steven Rodriguez from the XFINITY Arena in Everett, Washington. Also, Yushin Okami...

Jake Shields on Dillon Danis: ‘I Want to go Out There & Try to Break Him’

Jake Shields is hoping to teach Dillon Danis a lesson in respect at Submission Underground 4. Shields and Danis will get to the grappling this Sunday (May 14) at the Roseland Theater in Portland, Oregon. The contest will be the featured grappling match on the card. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion...

Jake Shields on Dillon Danis: ‘He’s Kind of a Little Conor Boy’

Jake Shields will square off with Dillon Danis at Submission Underground 4 later this year. But the rivalry between the two started long ago. Shields and Danis were both involved in the UFC 202 press conference that featured Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. “I think Dillon’s just mad that I...

Dillon Danis Meets Jake Shields at Submission Underground 4 in May

Conor McGregor's training partner Dillon Danis will square off against veteran grappler Jake Shields at Submission Underground 4 this May.  Danis is renowned on the BJJ circuit as an excellent grappler and had amassed a multitude of awards including the IBJJF World No-Gi Championship in 2014, and the IBJJF Pan American No-Gi...

MMA Veteran Jake Shields Caught up in UC Berkeley Riots

The former UFC veteran and Strikeforce champion Jake Shields alleges that he intervened to aid a man "being beaten by thugs". Shields, 38, uploaded a video to Twitter which shows him engaging with protesters following Wednesday's riots at UC-Berkeley, in California. The controversial Breitbart Editor and speaker Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to perform at the...

Jon Fitch: ‘I’m Prepared For Jake Shields’ in WSOF NYC Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNnP03xxzSU For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Jon Fitch will be defending a championship. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight has made World Series of Fighting (WSOF) his home since June 2013. Despite two rough submission losses to Josh Burkman and Rousimar Palhares, Fitch...