Monthly Archives: APRIL 2010


Jake Shields future in the air

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Following arguably his biggest win of his career, in his first title defenses against his idol Dan Henderson. Champion Jake Shields who believes he has been underappreciated with the organization, with his possible free agency pending in the balance and not many answers.


Shields who headlined last nights Strikeforce, Nashville card, against challenger and MMA legend Dan Henderson, Shields entered the fight on a 13-fight winning streak yet was still considered the underdog to most MMA fans. Although that was quickly put to rest, as the champion scored 5 of 9 take-down attempts and easily took the mount on the challenger, as Shields would ...

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     So after all is said and done Strikeforce Nashville a night that ended with a post fight brawl in the middle of champion Jake Shields interview on national television, and saw all three of its title fights go all five rounds to the judges. All three fights were one sided the evening definitely didn't lack excitement by no means if you like great technical fighting and game planning this was the night of fights for you, most of the time saw one if not both of the fighters on the met.


The evening started off with five rounds for the Strikeforce Light-heavyweight title ...

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Shinya-AokiJapanese super star Shinya Aoki one of the worlds best pound for pound fighters, will make his U.S debut when he steps in the cage this, Saturday April, 17Th on the Strikeforce Nashville card when he faces off against current Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez.


Aoki unknown to most of the casual U.S mma fans, enters the fight with a out standing record of 23-4-1 with 14 of those wins coming via submission, with all of his fights in Japan Aoki looks to make his name in the U.S this Saturday night.


Aoki a submission specialist has won the majority of his wins ...

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Dana White by his own admission crowns Anderson Silva as the best pound for pound fighter in the world and then threatens to fire him. This has to be a joke - the biggest April Fools joke in MMA history. "fire Anderson" Riiiiight!?! - AND THEN WHAT? Let him return like Chuck, Ortiz, and Jackson. Maybe they were not fired but hey its all the same...they are back!!

White mentions that he talked to Anderson Silva about his performance but failed to relay to Jim Rome what was actually said during their discussion. "I wish I could- I wish I could explain to you and to ...
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dan-henderson-jake-sheildsDan Henderson has had a long and storied career over the years in the world of mma with wins over ledges such as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Wanderlei Sliva, Renzo Graice, and Vitor Belfort. The next chapter in the former Pride Middleweight champions career started on Dec 5Th, 2009, when he announced he was leaving the worlds biggest mma company in the UFC and announced his signing with Strikeforce, Henderson automatically became one of Strikeforces top contenders and most recognized names and this Saturday, April 17Th, Henderson makes his debut in the evenings main event for the Strikeforce Middleweight title against current title holder Jake Shields. ...

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