Submission Underground 6 Reveals Matches: Gilbert Burns and Jake Shields to Headline

Submission Underground 6 Reveals Matches: Gilbert Burns and Jake Shields to Headline



Chael Sonnen’s promotion Submission Underground attracted much publicity initially due to ability to attract and pair UFC fighters with top notch sport bjj competitors.

However since then it’s gone through a bit of a slump as evidenced by the 5th edition.

Submission Underground 5 Misfires

But they’re still at it and working vigilantly on producing good match ups – it’s just been announced the 6th edition of the event will feature Jake Shields vs Gilbert Burns. Interestingly both UFC competitors (although Shields has since left the promotion) who are nowadays more often seen grappling competitively.


The full lineup for the December 3rd event is:

Main event: Gilbert Burns vs. Jake Shields
Co-main event: Fabiano Scherner vs. Tim Sylvia
AJ Agazarm vs. Nathan Orchard
David Mitchell vs. Anthony Smith
Vagner Rocha vs. Jesse Taylor



 SUG didn’t have the easiest time putting this card together as evidenced by the official poster which is staring the coheadliners – Tim Sylvia and Chael Sonnen’s coach Fabiano.


###OFFICIAL SUG 6 POSTER### The BIG BOYS headline our Submission Underground 6 card on December 3rd in Portland, OR! SUG 1 winner and former UFC fighter, Professor Fabiano Scherner collides in our SLAMMER cage against none other than former Heavyweight UFC fighter Tim Sylvia! This match and many more will air live on FloGrappling with a subscription or can also be seen at the Roseland Theater in downtown Portland by grabbing your tickets online at www.thefcff.com! Full card announcements will be coming very soon! Please share and save the date for this all ages event!! #SUG6 #EBIRULES #GRAPPLING #EBI #SUBMISSIONONLY #CAGE #JIUJITSU #RNC #ARMBAR #LEGLOCK #SUG #SLAMMER #ALLAGESEVENT #UFC #BELLATOR #PRIDE #MMA #GRACIEBARRA #TIMSYLVIA #FLOGRAPPLING #FCFF #FABIANOSCHERNER #ROSELANDTHEATER

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