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In regards to Saturday night's Strikeforce Nashville post-fight melee, involving newly crowned middleweight champion Jake Shields, my thoughts are that Jason "Mayhem" Miller should be the one with the most explaining to do.

Shields was enveloped in giving his acceptance speech, and much the same way musician Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift during a certain award show ceremony, Miller rudely interrupted him, asking for a rematch.

Consequently, Shields' fellow victorious Gracie Gym member, Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, came to his friend's defense by stepping up to Miller and pushing him backward. That, in turn, led to another Strikeforce champ, Nick Diaz, and his brother, UFC fighter Nate Diaz, both becoming involved.

CBS announcer Gus Johnson's shouts of "Gentlemen, we're on national television," seemed to fall on deaf ears, as the pile-up grew steadily larger, with Miller at the bottom, and referee John McCarthy trying to subdue the eldest Diaz brother.

Miller, who is a sort of talentless "Sideshow Bob" of MMA, has now dealt another low blow to the fastest growing sport in the world, and, in my view, he should be banned, fi...

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