Tag Archives: Jake Shields

UFC 129 Sells 55,000 Tickets…What’s the Impact?

We know that the UFC’s debut in Ontario would be huge.  Dana White had predicted it would break North American records.  He was absolutely correct.  It did not take long for UFC 129 tickets to sell out.  In fact, UFC … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Welterweight Rankings (January 2011)

Welterweight 1. Georges St. Pierre 2. Jake Shields 3. Jon Fitch 4. Josh Koscheck 5. Thiago Alves 6. B.J. Penn 7. Nick Diaz 8. Carlos Condit 9. Matt Hughes 10. Diego Sanchez 11. Chris Lytle 12. Dan Hardy 13. Jay … Continue reading

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10 Fights to Watch in the UFC in 2011

We can never know how a year will unfold.  There are many outcomes which we could see take place, however the first half of 2011 is not too far down the road and we can start to see what fights … Continue reading

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A Look at the 2010 Zuffa Signees

Both the UFC and WEC have continued to be aggressive in snatching up new fighters and building their roster.  Slightly more than halfway through 2010 we have seen the UFC and their counterpart, the WEC sign some good prospects who … Continue reading

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Jake Shields Signs With UFC; Will Debut at UFC 121 Against Kampmann

It was pretty much inevitable. Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields has now officially signed with the UFC. It was pretty widely known that Shields wanted to come to the UFC. The signs were everywhere. Following the break-up of ProElite Shields … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Middleweight Rankings

Anderson is the clear cut best, but he will have a tough test in Chael Sonnen in August. Vitor Belfort is waiting in the wings as well. Jake Shields is ranked here because he deserves to be a ranked middlweight. … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Welterweight Rankings

Georges St. Pierre still reigns as welterweight, but Josh Koscheck will get the next crack at him after his stint on coaching the Ultimate Fighter season 12. Jake Shields stays ranked high at weltweright because it is my anticipation that … Continue reading

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The Fallout of the Strikeforce Brawl

Several writers have already penned their thoughts on Saturday night’s melee following Jake Shields’ victory over Dan Henderson in Strikeforce.  It seems that the consensus opinion is one of disappointment.  I am sure some will try to spin the news … Continue reading

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10 April Fights To Watch

10. Roger Huerta vs.C had Hinton at Bellator 13 on April 8 Probably not the most competitive fight, but it is Huerta’s debut for Bellator so it is a highly anticipated fight.  Huerta should walk through the tournament, but there … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the UFC Welterweight Division

Champion: Georges St. Pierre Number One Contender: Dan Hardy.  He is the number one contender not because he is the best opponent for St. Pierre, but because he is getting the next title shot.  I’ll give Hardy credit he has … Continue reading

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