Jake Shields makes his return to the middleweight division against Ed Herman. If you haven't heard of Ed Herman before, he's sure to leave a lasting impression inside the Octagon.
Shields is coming in fresh off of a win against Yoshihiro Akiyama at welterweight in a fight where he put his grappling prowess on display. He's back at middleweight where he last held a title in Strikeforce. Herman is riding a three fight win streak into this one and is looking to put himself into title contention with a big win over his most dangerous opponent yet.
So on paper who has the edge? And who's the smart money on to win this fight? In this slideshow we'll tackle those questions and get you ready for Jake Shields vs. Ed Herman.