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NSAC hits Jake Shields with 50 hours of community service for role in WSOF debacle opposite Rousimar Palhares

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) headliner Jake Shields appeared before Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) earlier today (Mon., Sept. 14, 2015), to answer for his role in some post-fight shenanigans with the promotion's former welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares.

Specifically, taking a post-fight swing at "Toquinho" at WSOF 22 (more on that mess here).

While NSAC was sympathetic to his cause, considering the tomfoolery that led to his momentary lapse of judgment, they were not about to let him walk unscathed, and ordered the former Strikeforce champ to perform 50 hours of community service.

He must also reimburse the commission for any costs associated with his appearance.

Shields has six months to get the work done and must present written documentation indicating as such before applying for another license to fight. As for Palhares, the Brazilian was forced to postpone his appearance and will return to answer for this later this year.

For more on WSOF 22 and its ensuing aftermath click here.

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