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Scott Coker: Jake Shields will make a good TUF 11 coach -- if he doesn't forget about Hendo in April


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"Jake is always looking for more exposure, and try to increase his brand as an individual. When I heard about it, it was like when Robbie Lawler was doing The Ultimate Fighter when Matt Hughes was coaching. We see it as no different, and Chuck asked him to be the coach, and where Jake trains it doesn't matter. Just make sure that he's training cause he's going to be fighting Dan Henderson in April."

Strikeforce boss Scott Coker has no issues with his middleweight champion, Jake Shields, heading over to their Las Vegas-based MMA rivals to help out friend and training partner Chuck Liddell on the upcoming eleventh season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). Shields will hopefully use his time wisely considering there is a certain top ranked fighter named Dan Henderson gunning for his 185-pound strap on the upcoming "Saturday Night Fights" CBS special in April. Will Shields be ready? Or will Hendo add another belt to his collection?

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