Jake Shields move up to the middleweight division for his UFC 150 fight against Ed Herman and scored a unanimous decision victory.
Shields (28-6-1) was able to get Herman to fight him at his style of a fight and easily won a unanimous decision.
The gameplan of Herman appeared to be to grapple with the former Strikeforce champion, which was surprising to Shields.
Shields was able to get the fight to the ground in each round and came close on several occasions to get a submission finish. Herman was able to escape the submission attempts, but he could not get any offense going.
This lost for Herman (20-8) snaps a three fight winning streak and Shields has now won back to back fights.
UFC 150 Results:
Jake Shields defeats Ed Herman via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Yushin Okami defeats Buddy Roberts via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:05
Max Holloway defeats Justin Lawrence via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:49
Dennis Bermudez defeats Tommy Hayden via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:43
Michael Kuiper defeats Jared Hamman via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:16
Erik Perez defeats Ken Stone via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, :17
Chico Camus defeats Dustin Pague via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Nik Lentz defeats Eiji Mitsuoka via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:45