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Despite the loss to Ray Cooper
III
, Jake Shields
is still a strong contender in the
Professional Fighters League
. He is, after all, a former
multiple world titleholder with notable wins over some of the best
in the division. The loss may not have done much to hurt his
reputation but he needs to win his next fight to stay relevant in
the league.

Blocking his way is Herman
Terrado
, a Guamanian former bodybuilder with a record of 15-4.
The man they call “The Titan” will look to make a name for himself,
something Shields surely doesn’t want to happen. The two are
expected to take the spotlight in the upcoming PFL 6 event at the
Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Take a look at
the numbers that have shaped the game of Shields.

9: Years old when he started to train in wrestling. He competed in
various styles, including folk, freestyle and submission
wrestling.

20: Years of age when he first tried his hand at mixed martial
arts, joining Chuck
Liddell
’s SLO Kickboxing Academy. After only a few weeks, he
entered in his first MMA competition as replacement for an injured
teammate.

4: Championships to his name. He captured the Shooto
welterweight title by submitting Ray Cooper and
the Rumble on the Rock welterweight belt by decisioning Carlos
Condit
. He is the only EliteXC
welterweight champion, having submitted Nick
Thompson
. After a successful first title defense against
Paul
Daley
, the promotion was dissolved and Shields moved to
Strikeforce
as a middleweight. It didn’t take long until he fought for and won
the vacant title over Jason
Miller
. He later challenged Georges St.
Pierre
for the
Ultimate Fighting Championship
welterweight strap.

82: Significant strikes as opposed to Tyron
Woodley
’s 60, per Fightmetric. It was a tightly-contested match
he won by split decision.

4: Takedowns on Dan
Henderson
when they fought at Strikeforce: Nashville. He
practically shut down the former
Pride Fighting Championships
vet with suffocating ground
control and tight positioning.

5: Takedowns scored on Carlos Condit. The fight was closer on the
feet as Shields tallied 30 significant strikes while Condit
connected with 27.

2: Minutes and 2 seconds was all he needed to stop former UFC
welterweight king Robbie
Lawler
by guillotine choke. The victory was part of his
15-fight winning run that ended after his title fight with St.
Pierre.

12: Wins by submission. The grappling wizard tapped Shannon
Ritch
, Randy
Velarde
, Jeremy
Jackson
, Ray Cooper,
Ray
Steinbeiss
, Ido
Pariente
, Mike Pyle,
Nick
Thompson
, Paul Daley,
Robbie
Lawler
, Ray Ford and Brian
Foster
.

4: Current or former UFC champions faced. He defeated former
interim welterweight champion Condit, choked out Lawler, decisioned
Woodley and lost to St. Pierre in a hard-fought five round
battle.

10: Losses in his career. Shields bowed to Marty
Armendarez
, Phillip
Miller
, Cooper, Akira
Kikuchi
, St. Pierre, Jake
Ellenberger
, Hector
Lombard
, Rousimar
Palhares
, Jon Fitch and
Cooper III.


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