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Jake Shields Provides Update On Nate Diaz’s Real Status: ‘UFC Just Don’t Want to Let Him Out of His Contract’

Jake Shields said Nate Diaz has always eyed a top-10 contender. The 43-year-old reckoned the UFC doesn’t want to let go of Diaz despite not handing him a fight. A few days from now, it will be exactly one year since Nate Diaz last fought inside the octagon. The 37-year-old has been vocal about his desire to fight one of the biggest draws in the UFC but for some reason, he is yet to be booked for a scrap.
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Jake Shields Hopes Nick Diaz Fights Again, But Wants Him To Do A ‘Proper’ Training Camp

Will Nick Diaz fight again? Well, Jake Shields hopes so. Shields, a teammate and friend of Diaz, isn’t too sure if the UFC superstar will ever come back. Diaz last fought at UFC 266, where he would call it quits against Robbie Lawler in round 3. The grounded Diaz would refuse to get up and referee Herb Dean put a stop to the fight, declaring Lawler the winner by TKO.
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Jake Shields wants teammate Nick Diaz to fight again but says he’d “like to see him do a proper camp” this time around

Jake Shields is hoping his longtime friend and teammate, Nick Diaz fights again. Diaz made his highly-anticipated return back at UFC 266 against Robbie Lawler. The fight came together quickly but on fight week, Diaz got the fight moved to middleweight and many were concerned with that. Ultimately, he suffered a TKO loss to Lawler and after the bout, Shields says Diaz was forced into taking the fight.
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Jake Paul and Jake Shields rip the UFC over Paddy Pimblett’s “embarrassing” payout: “Pimblett getting pimped”

Jake Paul and Jake Shields have taken to social media to rip the UFC over Paddy Pimblett’s recent payout. ‘The Baddy’ recently competed at UFC London last weekend. The 27-year-old secured a first-round submission victory over Kazula Vargas. For his efforts, he received a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus and was praised across the MMA landscape. However, he’s since commented on how much he actually made that night.
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Dillon Danis calls out Diego Sanchez, Jake Shields, and Michael Page for his comeback fight

Dillon Danis has three names in mind for his return fight. Danis has not fought since June of 2019 where he submitted Max Humphrey in the first round at Bellator 222. Since then, the pandemic happened and Danis had to have two knee surgeries which has kept him out of action. However, he is getting closer to a return which he says will be in about four months and when he returns, he says he wants Jake Shields or Diego Sanchez.
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Jake Shields claims Nick Diaz was “pressured” to take UFC 266 rematch with Robbie Lawler “before he was ready”

Jake Shields claims Nick Diaz was “pressured” into taking tonight’s UFC 266 rematch with Robbie Lawler “before he was ready”. The MMA Icon, Diaz (26-10 MMA), returned to action from a six year hiatus this evening in hopes of defeating ‘Ruthless’ for a second time. The pair had originally collided seventeen years ago in a welterweight bout at UFC 47, with the Stockton native emerging victorious by way of second round knockout.
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Gilbert Burns and Jake Shields get into heated exchange following the Brazilian’s callout of Nate Diaz

Gilbert Burns and Jake Shields got into a heated argument on social media after the Brazilian called out Nate Diaz. Burns, who returned to the win column with a decision win over Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 is looking to find his next opponent. He called out several welterweights like Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. Yet, Shields, who is a longtime teammate of Diaz didn’t think kindly of Burns’ callout.
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GSP remembers Jake Shields fight at UFC 129 a decade later: “I was blind for about half the fight”

UFC legend GSP remembered his title fight main event against Jake Shields at UFC 129 a decade after it happened. At the time, UFC 129 on April 30, 2011, was the biggest event in UFC history as over 55,000 fans packed Rogers Centre completely full in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for a record-setting crowd at the time. It was the first UFC event to take place in Ontario after the province legalized MMA and GSP vs. Shields was the main event. At the time, GSP was the biggest star in the sport while Shields was a credible title challenger coming from Strikeforce. It was expected to be a great main event but the fight didn’t deliver for fans.
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