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$kala says Frank Shamrock offered to throw the Kimbo fight

As much as I’m going to miss shitting on Strikeforce for all the mistakes they make, the comedic loss is nothing compared to when EliteXC shut down. Now there was an organization you could hate on every level. Most of Strikeforce’s screwups came from the fact that they were a 10-person team trying to run against the monolithic UFC with Showtime tripping them up on the side. With EliteXC, it was pure corruption and chaos, with head Gary Shaw installing his idiot son $kala (aka Jared Shaw) as vice president and the company losing 50+ million bucks in just over two years.

Normally when Jared Shaw’s name comes up, it’s as part of a punchline. But just recently he showed up on a Sherdog ‘Rewind’ podcast and accused Frank Shamrock of offering to throw a fight against Kimbo Slice:

“Frank Shamrock pulled me in the back of a room, turned the music up and offered to work the fight against Kimbo Slice,” Shaw claimed on the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Rewind” show. “I almost threw up in my own stomach because I had thought for the past six months prior to that, that him and Cung Le had fixed their own fight, unbeknownst to me. Because I just can’t understand why Frank Shamrock didn’t go to the ground on Cung Le. I really don’t. I still don’t, until he said that, and then my stomach made me throw up in my own mouth. I’m like, ‘Frank, I don’t fix fights. I don’t do that.’”

However, Shamrock remembers the conversation differently.

“The whole thing’s goofy,” he responded. “I can tell you what I probably honestly said is, ‘Don’t worry about it. I’ll make him look like a million bucks.’ But I would have never [offered to work the bout]. That’s just silly.”

Asked to clarify what making Slice look like a million bucks would entail, Shamrock said it meant that he’d “kick the crap out of him with style.”

What blows me away is Frank acknowledging he ever talked to Jared Shaw about anything of importance. $kala was a fucking joke who’s bullshit position only existed because he came out of Gary Shaw’s nutsack. Why anyone would go to him about anything important is beyond me.

On it’s face, the idea that Frank Shamrock would tell Jared Shaw – douchebag loudmouth borderline retarded dipshit Jared Shaw – that he’d throw a fight is pretty ridiculous. That’d be like Justin Beiber telling Perez Hilton about all the secret cock he gobbles. If you’re going to throw a fight (and I’m not suggesting Frank would), you don’t do it in such a way that puts your legacy in the hands of one of the most useless shitstains that has ever graced the industry.

  • Jarman

    Man, I’d usually jump on some kind of ‘evidence’ point to kenny fixing fights, because he is a loud mouth, douchbag shitstain. But the ‘evidence’ is coming for $kala….he’s several orders of shitstained douchebag magnitude worse than Ken Shamrock. Were I to try and sink my meathooks into this, I might slide in the depth of feces all the way to off the edge of sanity. But sometimes things are so ludicrous, so completely ridiculous, that they might have a corn-kernel of truth deep inside. Either way, what a slippery slope.

  • DJ ThunderElbows

    Jarman, are you … naw.

  • glassjawsh

    “Jared Shaw – douchebag loudmouth borderline retarded dipshit Jared Shaw”
    stringing together obscenities has always been a passion of mine, so this made me laugh

  • matthewpolly

    Frank would have talked to Jared, because Jared’s entire job was to be Kimbo’s handler. I was at the post-fight presser where a very reluctant Brett Rogers had clearly been forced to talk smack about Kimbo and then Kimbo and his entourage pretended to get enraged and everyone started pushing each other. What pissed me off about it was a very pregnant young female journalist had to dash from her seat to avoid being knocked over by one of Kimbo’s boys in the fake melee. The entire time Gary Shaw was grinning. It was like watching the sickness of boxing infecting MMA.

  • matthewpolly

    Also, I thought the more interesting quote in the interview is that Jared suggests that Frank threw his fight against Cung Le, back when Cung was Strikeforce’s #1 breadwinner. When you watch Cung Le’s matches, his opponents seem suspiciously passive, especially about taking the fight to the ground. But I’ve never heard anyone come out and say the fix was in.

  • Simco

    I didn’t realize people out of high school took the time to make gay jokes about a 16 year old pop singer.

  • Letibleu

    I think what we can collectively take away from this is that we should all be VERY thankful Elite XC died fast and quick. Elite could have been the cancer that opposition to MMA would have used to shit on.

    I think Jared should shut the fuck up and keep doing what he does best, snorting coke and spreading his very own personalized strain of herpes amongst the skank population.

  • CAP

    I wouldn’t put anything past the shady EliteXC scum.

    And Polly you just took away the only shred of dignity I had left for Brett Rogers. I assumed that presser was legit and I loved that Brett called him out because Kimbo WAS garbage. Funny that Shaw actually fabricated someone to say that.

  • matthewpolly

    CAP, sorry about that, mate. To his credit, Brett looked like he had a gun pointed at his head when he mumbled his anti-Kimbo criticisms. He clearly didn’t want to do it. But everybody has a family to feed, and it was Gary & Son who forced it to happen. They should take the blame, not the employees.

  • Jarman

    okay, thunder elbows, it was likely exactly what ya wanted but now I’m really curious.

  • DJ ThunderElbows

    I thought you were confusing Ken with Frank, but then I figured you were probably just comparing the two as being from the same crazy halfway house of douchery.

  • islandguy

    Wait a minute. I’m trying to understand. Do you like Jared Shaw or not????

    By the way is “shitstain” an adjective or a noun? Can I use that?