Jake Matthews's Blogs

  • Jake Mathews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    We are down to the second to last fight: it was frustrating to have to sit back and watch this scrap knowing that I had the chance to be in the semis. A win for Team Aus in this fight would be huge!

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    The semifinals are under way, and the matchups should make for some interesting fights. The welterweight matches were the exact opposite of what we predicted.

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    Wow! It seems like only yesterday that “TUF Nations” tryouts took place, but at the same time, it feels as if it were years ago when I recap all that has happened in the short time since. What an experience it has been so far, and we are still yet to see the semifinals.

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia
    Season 1 Episode 8: Rattle Them Bones

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia
    Season 1 Episode 7: Young Blood Australia's Jake Matthews prepares to face Olivier Aubin-Mercier.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia
    Season 1 Episode 8: Rattle Them Bones

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC: Munoz vs. Weidman
    Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman; Brandon Vera vs. James Te Huna; Jon Fitch vs. Aaron Simpson. From San Jose, Calif.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of PRIDE Fighting Championships
    Greatest fights in Pride history.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    12:30 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Central
    Hosted by "Showdown" Joe Ferraro. UFC highlights and news.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia
    Season 1 Episode 8: Rattle Them Bones

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia
    Season 1 Episode 8: Rattle Them Bones

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    5:00 p.m. ET Sportsnet ONE: UFC Wired
    Joe Rogan hosts this UFC highlight show featuring some of the best bouts from years past.

    9:30 p.m. ET Sportsnet ONE: UFC Central
    Hosted by "Showdown" Joe Ferraro. UFC highlights and news.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    The best fights from the UFC archives, featuring Mauricio Rua vs Dan Henderson, Alexander Gustafsson vs Vladimir Matyushenko, and Rogerio Nogueira vs Tito Ortiz.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    It was gut-wrenching, standing on the edge of the mat, watching Vik Grujic and Luke Harris face off, knowing that my time had come and gone.

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    The time had finally come. Standing on the edge of the mat knowing that I was up next felt like a huge weight had been lifted off my shoulders.

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    The Aussies have now brought the tally back to 3-2, and with that a little bit of trash talk began with respect to the potential semifinal matchups.

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    It was impossible to hold back my smile at the fight pick. The joy of gaining control and shutting down the Canadians felt so fulfilling.

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    Well, the Canadians had just dug their own grave. Nordine Taleb was given the pick, and he chose on emotion rather than strategy; their first mistake!

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  • Jake Matthews’ TUF Nations Sherblog

    It was difficult to once again stand on the edge of the mat as the Canadians retained control. However, at the same time, I felt excited as they called Chris Indich to fight Chad Laprise -- a good matchup.

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