Dana White confirms negotiations with Strikeforce champion, Jake Shields

UFC President, Dana White has revealed the UFC has begun negotiations with Strikeforce middleweight champion, Jakes Shields, a deal that could shake up the welterweight division if they can pull it off.

White, speaking at the post-fight press conference, said:

“[Shields] was here. I talked to him. We’re in negotiations with him right now. We haven’t signed [Shields] yet. Trust me, I’ll let you guys know when we sign him – the second we do.”

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