Everyone in the Bay Area of California claims they know Jake Shields. I’m not Inspector Gadget (nor do I claim to be), but my armchair detective skills tell me most of these people are lying. I met a guy on Xbox Live last weekend who claimed that he changed Jake Shields’ oil earlier this year and repeatedly said ‘he’s good people, he’s good people’ until I asked him to stop.
The probability of this UFC on FX 5 ending in a draw is lower than my interest in a fourth Matrix film (don’t worry, it won’t happen). I can imagine a planet in which our world leaders will be replaced with statues of the cast of Harry and the Hendersons before I believe that Nate Diaz vs. Ben Henderson won’t come to a definitive conclusion. We caught up with Jake Shields a few days ago and got his take on the upcoming UFC lightweight championship, here’s what he said.