Jake Shields Signs Long-Term Deal with EliteXC

Written by Tim Ngo
November 10th, 2007

Jake Shields

On the eve of the biggest fight of his career, Jake Shields will have an opportunity to show why he’s a Top 10 Welterweight.

For most of his career he’s gone under the radar while piling up win after win.

There was talk of Shields looking into what the UFC was going to offer him, but all of that went away last night with a simple message on EliteXC’s website.

This was a big signing for EliteXC and gives Shields the security he needs with the biggest competition to the UFC since PRIDE.

If Shields gets past Pyle tonight, he’ll most likely face Paul Daley next in what would be the biggest fight EliteXC can put together for their top-ranked fighter.

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