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  1. Expect ground battle between Maia, Shields

    Franklin McNeil

    Any fighter vowing to grapple with Demian Maia inside the Octagon should be pulled aside and given a stern talking to. In the jiu-jitsu world, Maia's skills are as good as it gets. He's a master grappler who has won numerous world championships. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  2. Demian Maia-Jake Shields set for Oct. 9 in Brazil

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweight contender Demian Maia attempts to strengthen his case for a title shot Oct. 9 when he faces Jake Shields in Barueri, Brazil, UFC officials announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  3. Georges St. Pierre medically cleared to return to MMA after ACL i...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who has been out of action since April 2011 with a torn ACL, has been medically cleared to resume fighting.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  4. Jason Miller posts bail, released from jail after arrest on suspi...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC middleweight Jason Miller posted bail Tuesday and was released from jail following his arrest on suspicion of burglary Monday by the Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  5. Jake Shields to fight Ed Herman at UFC 150

    Franklin McNeil

    After competing at welterweight in each of his past four fights, Jake Shields returns to middleweight Aug. 11 to face Ed Herman at UFC 150 in Denver, promotion president Dana White said Monday night on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  6. UFC 144 roundup: Benson Henderson wrests title from Frankie Edgar...

    Franklin McNeil

    Benson Henderson let his hair down and his hands fly in dethroning Frankie Edgar over five rounds at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  7. Welterweights Jake Ellenberger, Diego Sanchez to fight, source sa...

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger will face Diego Sanchez on Feb. 15, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com on Tuesday

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  8. Jake Shields-Yoshihiro Akiyama set for UFC 144 in Japan

    Franklin McNeil

    Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields will meet Yoshihiro Akiyama in a welterweight bout on Feb. 26, UFC president Dana White announced on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  9. With father's roles filled, Shields eyes return

    Franklin McNeil

    The past few months have been very difficult for Jake Shields. His father, Jack Shields, passed away in August and a couple of weeks later he lost for the second time in a row. Jake Ellenberger needed less than a minute to stop him during their Se...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  10. Jake Ellenberger blasts through Jake Shields in one round

    Franklin McNeil

    Jake Ellenberger took care of matters in a hurry by knocking out Jake Shields in just over a minute at Ultimate Fight Night 25 in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2011
  11. McGee returns with healthy knee, attitude

    Franklin McNeil

    If you think being sidelined for 11 months due to an injured left knee is going to hinder Court McGee's performance Saturday night (Spike TV, 9 ET) in New Orleans, think again. McGee has been down this road before, so when he faces hard-hitting Do...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  12. Shields points to boxing for loss to St. Pierre

    Franklin McNeil

    The ground game is Jake Shields' bread and butter -- everyone knows it. Shields had been piling up submission victory after submission victory for so long that he never felt a sense of urgency to work on his standup -- until he agreed to fight welter...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  13. Georges St. Pierre, Jake Shields make weight for UFC 129 title bo...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and top contender Jake Shields both made weight for UFC 129 Friday at Ricoh Coliseum.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  14. UFC 129: Georges St. Pierre leaves no stone unturned in prepping ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Talk about covering all your bases: Georges St. Pierre took his training to a whole other level by turning to another sport ahead of Saturday's title defense against Jake Shields.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  15. UFC 129: Team Gracie helps Jake Shields sharpen his striking game...

    Franklin McNeil

    Jake Shields was more of a ground guru than a stand-up guy -- until some friends of his at Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu got through with him.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2011
  16. St. Pierre still unsure about moving to 185

    Franklin McNeil

    It's time to tone down the volume on any talk of UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre moving up middleweight. He isn't close to making a decision on that matter. Besides, St. Pierre refuses to think of exiting the 170-pound class until he ...

    Blog | April 22, 2011