Former UFC welterweight title challenger, and MMA coach, Jake Shields faces one charge of misdemeanor battery after a physical altercation with former UFC fighter Mike Jackson. The altercation took place in December at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas.
Parts of the altercation was captured on video and went viral after Shields himself posted it on social media.
The video showed him on top of Jackson throwing punches. See the video in the player below.
Finally ran into the bitch Mike Jackson
He quickly discovered the difference between calling people Nazis In person vs on Twitter
This racist is lucky so many people were there to save his pathetic racist ass pic.twitter.com/90luT0YjfG
— Jake Shields (@jakeshieldsajj) December 16, 2022
Jake Shields could face six months in jail
The altercation between Jackson and Shields began on Twitter with an argument over race and politics. If convicted, Shields could face up to six months in jail and up to a $1,000 fine.
Shields challenged Georges St-Pierre for the UFC Welterweight Championship back in April 2011. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
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