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Yes the UFC should sign Shields 24 75.00%
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:31 PM
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Ok so Shields has proven that he is a top 10 WW, #2 in my opinion, and a top 10 MW, he was #7 before he beat Hendo (Hendo was #2) according to Sherdog and MMAWeekly had him a #6 and Hendo at #5. He has 14 wins in a row, has not lost since 2005, and in those 14 wins he has beat Henderson, Miller, Lawler, Paul Daley, Carlos Condit and Okami (he also holds a win over Sakuri). Right now both the WW and MW div's in the UFC are kinda stale. GSP has beat his biggest challenges at WW and all thats left are rematches or guys who really have no business getting title shots. Aside from Sonnen and Vitor, Silva is running into the same problem. Shields has one more fight with Strikeforce before he becomes a free agent. So should the UFC bring in Shields and add a guy to their roster who could make a splash at both WW and MW?
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Old 04-18-2010, 10:17 PM
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Ok so Shields has proven that he is a top 10 WW, #2 in my opinion, and a top 10 MW, he was #7 before he beat Hendo (Hendo was #2) according to Sherdog and MMAWeekly had him a #6 and Hendo at #5. He has 14 wins in a row, has not lost since 2005, and in those 14 wins he has beat Henderson, Miller, Lawler, Paul Daley, Carlos Condit and Okami (he also holds a win over Sakuri). Right now both the WW and MW div's in the UFC are kinda stale. GSP has beat his biggest challenges at WW and all thats left are rematches or guys who really have no business getting title shots. Aside from Sonnen and Vitor, Silva is running into the same problem. Shields has one more fight with Strikeforce before he becomes a free agent. So should the UFC bring in Shields and add a guy to their roster who could make a splash at both WW and MW?
Wasn't really impressed with him during the Miller fight. Though just when you think Jake is screwed he pulls out the strong win. Robbie and Hendo are the top 2 in my mind.

Personally I think hes good enough to hang in the UFC. Could he take the title away from Gsp or Silva is another story, but I definitely see him as the #2 ranked in the UFC.

Id like to see him, though I would like to see RObbie and Diaz back as well lol.
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Old 04-18-2010, 10:26 PM
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Why not? Just like the world's best welterweight, GSP, he easily wins fights, but doesn't finish the fighter.
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Old 04-19-2010, 04:12 AM
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I voted no because of the whole shoving thing. Once I forget about that I'll change my mind I'm sure