Champion Nutrition Signs Jake Shields Professional Mixed Martial Artist As
Shields is added to growing MMA athletes representing TapouT Sports Nutrition
Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2009 -- Champion Nutrition a pioneer in the sports nutrition industry has
been the brand bodybuilders, Olympic and professional athletes have known and loved for years, today announces
the signing of Strikeforce fighter Jake Shields to represent their new TapouT Sports Nutrition brand.
Jake Shields is an American mixed martial artist currently fighting at 170 lb. He is the Rumble on the Rock 175
lb Champion. He is the first & last Elite XC Welterweight Champion. He is also the former Shooto World
Champion. He has trained extensively with Cesar Gracie. He is currently on a 12-fight winning streak, finishing 6
of his last 7 opponents in the first round. Jake has been ranked in the Top 10 since 2004. In his last Strikeforce
fight Shields defeated Robbie Lawler via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:02 of round 1. Jake has his own gym
the Jake Shields' Gracie Fighter Berkeley Academy in California.
"As a lifelong vegetarian, supplements are an important part of my living a healthy life and help make up for the
missing vitamins, minerals and proteins which are not present in my diet" said Shields. "Especially in training the
hours I do in combat sports, my body needs the nutrition Champion provides."
Champion Nutrition's President Mark Post commented, "Jake is great for the sport of mixed martial arts. He
works hard, follows good values and is passionate about the sport. Because of this he is more successful in life
and has become an example to follow." Post added that, "Jake is an awesome addition of our growing TapouT
Sports Nutrition athlete team with a tremendous fan following. Our goal is to support him in any way we can to
help him become World Champion."
About Champion Nutrition
Champion Nutrition is a Sunrise, FL based developer, marketer and manufacturer of performance-based sports