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Such a bummer to see him get cut, especially after one loss. Seems like Dana and the fertittas are trying make a point, first yushin okami and now shields. I know he wasn't the most exciting guy to watch but he was a top 10er.

Post #1   4/7/14 1:15:52PM   

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I hate cuts like this. Yeah Shields lost his last fight but the guy is still undoubtably top 10 and arguably top 5. Every cut like this brings the UFC closer to entertainment and further away from a legitimate sport.

Its getting to the point now where they'll struggle to say they have the top guys in each devision when arguably 2 of the top 5 WW are outside the UFC.

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Agreed. This is a sport meaning best competition possible. Fitch, Okami, Shields should all be in the UFC. Even Askren, that fool would run shop. Such a bummer to see it go down this road.

Post #3   4/7/14 7:45:30PM   

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Jake Shields getting cut was surprising to me also.

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MMA talent and ability are not what they want to sell to people anymore. UFC has made it clear that interest in mma from mma fans is sadly inadequate for them. They are much happier fooling people into liking bad fighters and characters to make a quick buck oof someone who down at their core, doesn't like mma at all.

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Post #5   4/8/14 12:24:18AM   

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Ufc shouldn't cut top 10 fighters.
I wouldn't want them going to my competitors

Post #6   4/8/14 4:36:28PM   

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WOW! WTF??? Sheids got cut? Where is your source? Common bro, you don't post with no link on news like this!

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http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/442768/Manager-Release-took-Shields-by-surprise/

Post #8   4/8/14 9:01:23PM