Jake Shields Interview

Jake Shields, the current EliteXC welterweight champion, will be in for a challenge as he takes on Paul Daley on October 4; Shields conducted an interview with Edu Ramos of NaLuta.com; in the interview, Shields talsk about his upcoming bout with Daley and more; below are excerpts from the interview:

Edu: Hi there, Jake, how are you doing?

Shields: I’m OK. Thanks

Edu: You’re a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt so, tell us about the importance of the BJJ in your game plan.

Shields: It’s very important. Grappling is the center of my style.

Edu: Name your favorites grapplers, please.

Shields: Marcelo Garcia, Saulo Ribeiro and Ronaldo Jacaré.

Edu: Your coming off of ten straight victories since you were defeated by Akira Kikuchi at Shooto End Year in 2008. How have you been able to continue on this winning streak?

Shields: Hard work! I’m always training. Fighting is my whole focus right now.

Edu: What are you thoughts about EliteXC promotion?

Shields: They’ve treated me good. I’m about to be on CBS for the 2nd time. Definitely giving me more exposure..

Edu: You’re still a young fighter but already have an amazing record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw. What is missing to shock the MMA world?

Shields: I’m going to be number one and stay there for a long time.

Edu: Who are your coaches and your teammates?

Shields: Dave Alexander – Conditioning, Tareq – Boxing,
Teamates: Gilbert Melendez, Nick & Nate Diaz, and lots of others.

to view the remainder of this interview, click here.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to Octagon Buzz via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to del.icio.us  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

Leave a Reply

Write For Us