Ben Askren vs Jake Shields

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  1. HelloJapan

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    What's also impressive is how close Miller was to Subbing Jake. Miller survived against Jacare...he has some seriously underrated BJJ.
     
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    Well, I don't underrate him. That's why he's on my list of impressive victories.


    Also, look at Hendo's run that Shields interrupted....
     
  3. ScarHead

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    Hes comparing the 2.

    Jake Shields is Silva compared to Askren at striking.
     
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    Easy for Shields, Askren isn't on that level.
     
  5. Armitage Shanks

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    Jake Shields was a beast. One of many fighters that looked like world beaters until coming up against GSP. Then they looked ordinary and everyone moaned about GSP fighting cans
     
  6. JustBleed69

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    Yeah true. To be fair though, probably would have never happened if it hadnt been for the eye poke. But still, great fighter.
     
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    No, not even close.

    Askren wins.
     
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    Gottq go with ben
     
  9. Dirge

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    Another wasted talent. Miller also had a granite chin. If the guys' personal life wasn't such a mess, he would have been a top fighter at 170.
     
  10. MusterX

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    I just don't think many people will agree with you.
     
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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    thanks for the vid. haven't seen them rolling.
     
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  13. AdamantiumPimmel

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    This match has huge potential to turn gay.
     
  14. smiles mma

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    I'd give it a 60-40 for askren
     
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    Shields is more well-rounded, I think most everyone would agree there. But I'd give the nod to Askren in this matchup.
     
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    And, a game Dave Menne, back at the Rumble on the Rock WW tournament.
     
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    Looks like Shields was big brothering him
     
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  18. HughPhug

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    I genuinely don't know, Shields was a beast but that was long before he got to the UFC. The best version of both guys are scary good grapplers. It would be a great fight
     
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    This video is soooo old that it's totally irrelevant,not that rolling is super relevant anyway.As for the fight who gives a shit unless it's happening which it isn't.
     
  20. HughPhug

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    That's an awesome video
     

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