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Following impressive win at UFC 166: Adlan Amagov eyes Shields or Kampmann for his next bout

Written on October 23, 2013 by Hector

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Adlan Amagov is looking to climb the welterweight ranks. Says he wants Shields or Kampmann for his next fight

Adlan Amagov wants to test himself against tougher oppositions after disposing T.J. Waldburger in the first round of their fight in UFC 166. The Russian prospect, which scored the most brutal knockout in the event, has set his sights on top rated welterweights Jake Shields and Martin Kampmann for his next UFC appearance.

“It all depends what UFC has planned for me, but I would like to fight in New Jersey on Feb. 1,” states Amagov through his interpreter. “I have a lot of fans in the area who would love to come support me. I’ll face whoever UFC wants to put in front of me, but I’d like to fight Martin Kampmann or Jake Shields.”

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UFC Fight Night 29 post-fight test returned clean results

Written on October 15, 2013 by Hector

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UFC Fight Night 29 post-fight test results: not a single fighter tested positive for banned substances

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has released the results of the post fight tests of all the fighters that competed at UFC Fight Night 29 and surprisingly, all of them passed the test. Four men from the main cards had previously failed the test including the man of the night Jake Shields. Prior to the upset win over Maia, Shields was tested for an undisclosed substance that resulted in the overturning of the Ed Herman win to No Contest. The other three are Thiago Silva, Joey Beltran and the Rousimar Palhares.

Silva, who defeated Matt Hamill in his recent fight, has already failed the test twice. He faked a urine sample in the post-fight test of his decision win over Brandon Vera in UFC 125. Silva would again fail the drug test by testing positive for marijuana after handing the first career loss of Stanislav Nedkov in November last year.

Both Palhares and Beltran were suspended after failing the post-fight tests of UFC on FX 6 that was held last December in Australia. In that incident, Palhares tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone while Beltran was positive for anabolic steroids.

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Jake Shields likely to get the Condit vs. Brown winner

Written on October 11, 2013 by Hector

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Jake Shields sees Carlos Condit and Matt Brown as possible opponents for his next fight

Jake Shields already has an idea of whom he will face next after the upset win over Demian Maia in UFC Fight Night 29. He thinks that he will likely take on the winner between Carlos Condit and Matt Brown. Shields already holds a win over Condit when they locked horns way back in 2006. However, he says that he welcomes the idea of a rematch or a fight with any top rated welterweights.

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UFC Fight Night 29 recap: a night of upsets

Written on October 10, 2013 by Hector

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Jake Shields upsets Demian Maia in the main event of UFC FIght Night 29

UFC Fight Night 29, which took place earlier in Barueri, Brazil, featured a pair of upsets in its main cards. Below is the complete results and summary of the event:

Jake Shields def. Maia via split decision

Jake Shields narrowly edges hometown favorite Demian Maia. The two fighters showcased their exceptional grappling skills as both of them traded sweeps and dominant positions all throughout the bout. At the end of the fight, two judges favored Shields with scores of 48-47, 47-48 and 48-47

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Maia expects a title shot if he wins convincingly against Jake Shields

Written on October 08, 2013 by Hector

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Demian Maia believes a title shot is next if he beats Jake Shields in an exciting fashion

Sao Paolo, Brazil – BJJ black belt Demian Maia expects that he will get the winner of George St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks if he beats Jake Shields in an impressive fashion tomorrow at UFC Fight Night 29. Maia is on a tear since dropping to 170 lbs. He won all three of his welterweight bouts against notable oppositions in Dong Hyun Kim, Rick Story and most recently Jon Fitch. After an open training in Barurei Brazil, Meia spoke to the media and says that he is anticipating a title fight if he wins convincingly against Shields.

“I hope I can get the chance after I win,” Maia said. “It will be four wins in a row. I’ve already fought for the title in the middleweight (division), so I’ll be better ranked. The other fighters ranked higher than me already fought for the (welterweight) title.”

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Jake Shields expects GSP to win over Johny Hendricks

Written on October 07, 2013 by Hector

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Jake Shields expects GSP to win against Johny Hendricks, he also said that he would love to get another shot at the champion

Former welterweight contender Jake Shields knows what it’s like is to face George St-Pierre in the octagon. He was soundly beaten by the welterweight champion in their uneventful matchup in 2011. It was considered as an off night for GSP but he failed to take advantage and lost a lopsided decision.

Shields believes that Johny Hendricks will suffer the same fate once the current no.1 contender and GSP faces each other in the main event of UFC 167.

“St-Pierre vs. Hendricks is a good fight, I think it’s a really exciting fight and one I want to watch. But ultimately, I think ‘GSP’ is so good at what he does. He’s such a smart fighter.” I think ‘GSP’ will end up using his distance, range – his standup – and end up taking Hendricks down and wearing him down and winning a tough fight,” Shields said.

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Rodrigo Damm sidelined due to kidney stones, fight with Hacran Dias removed from UFC Fight Night 29

Written on October 07, 2013 by Hector

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Rodrigo Damm's kidney injury resulted in the removal of the featherweight showdown between him and Hacran Dias in UFC Fight Night 29

The upcoming featherweight matchup between Rodrigo Damm and Hacran Dias was removed from the UFC Fight Night 29 due to Damm’s injury. It was reported that Damm has suffered from kidney stone attack while cutting weight for his upcoming fight. Damm already has a history with weight cutting and kidney issues. He was pulled out from the semi finals of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil when he suffered the same injury.

UFC has decided not to seek for replacement and the event will now go on with just 10 matches. Here’s the updated lineup after the cancellation of the Damm vs. Dias bout:

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Maia and Shields winner likely to land in a “good spot” in welterweight division

Written on October 02, 2013 by Hector

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There is a lot at stake in the upcoming showdown between Demian Maia and Jake Shields

The upcoming UFC Fight Night 29 that will be headlined by Demian Maia and Jake Shields has not yet generated any buzz with just one week left prior to its schedule. Both fighters have not been in the main event for a period of time. Maia’s last was his middleweight title shot against Anderson Silva more than 3 years ago while Shield’s last headliner is a first round KO loss to Jake Ellenberger in 2011. However, UFC president Dana White believes that the showdown between the two accomplished grapplers is an important fight in the welterweight division.

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Georges St-Pierre Receives Medical Clearance to Train

Written on August 29, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC Welterweight Champ Georges St-Pierre last fought at the main event of UFC 129

UFC Welterweight Champ Georges St-Pierre finally seeked a medical clearance to begin his training for his long awaited Octagon return. GSP announced this exciting news through his Facebook and Twitter account. He was last seen in action at the main event of UFC 129, where he defeated Jake Shields via unanimous decision. He injured his knee while training in December of last year.

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UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs Ellenberger Quick Results

Written on September 19, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs Ellenberger are now in the books, and the results are in! Check out who took home the bacon.

On Saturday night at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs Elleberger took place. The event featured the fight between Jake Ellenberger and Jake Shields, after its preliminary bouts were aired on Facebook for free.

Check-out the event’s complete result after the cut.

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