Jake Shields Plans to Spoil Everyone’s Plans for St-Pierre vs. Silva

By Damon Martin

Remember back in 2008 when the New England Patriots were on their way to the first undefeated season in the NFL since the legendary 1972 Miami Dolphins team, and the New York Giants decided to spoil their party?

Well now you know how Jake Shields feels going into possibly the biggest fight of his career at UFC 129 in Toronto when he faces Georges St-Pierre.

Following Anderson Silva’s face kicking knockout of Vitor Belfort at UFC 126, the fight on everyone’s mind was Silva vs. GSP. While it’s been a dream fight for a long time, Shields is still a very big obstacle standing in the way of that bout ever coming to reality.

“I’ve been saying this fight is all just a dream fight right now. And everybody keeps acting like he’s going to get past (Jake) Shields. I think Jake Shields loves that (expletive),” UFC President Dana White pointed out when speaking about GSP vs. Silva. “Jake Shields has been a low key guy his entire career and a lot of people don’t realize what a record this kid has.

 

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