Dana White Says Jake Shields Is “Just Another Guy”

UFC President Dana White, told sources recently that released Jake Shields was ‘just another guy’ following news that the promotion released the top 10 welterweight fighter.

Heres what he had to say regarding the matter:

“We look at everything. Everything. Money has something to do with it. I’d be lying if I said it didn’t. But that wasn’t the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing our evaluation of him.”

“Mixed Martial Arts is a young man’s game. I like Jake Shields a lot. But let’s be honest here: Where was he going in this [welterweight] division of animals we have? He’s on the downswing, and he’s never going to be the guy. His stand-up never improved. He hasn’t really shown anything in his last couple of fights to make you go, ‘Holy [expletive]. Right now, at this point, he’s just another guy. “

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