Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
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UFC Fight Night: Connecticut receives a pair of additional fights to beef up what is already a solid looking Fox Sports 1 card for September 5th.
A couple of brand new fights have been lined up for what is looking like a highly appealing UFC Fight Night event in Foxwoods, Connecticut. Fresh off of his knockout win on the TUF 19 Finale, Derrick Lewis will take on Matt Mitrione, while Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz duel in a rematch of their 2011 encounter.
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A pair of fights was added to UFC card in September.
Al Iaquinta and Rodrigo Damm, who recently had their UFC win streaks snapped, are set to collide at the UFC Fight Night 50 card at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino on Sept. 5. MMAFighting.com confirmed the match-up following a report from Newsday.
Iaquinta (8-3-1), the Ultimate Fighter 15 runner-up, recently suffered a second-round submission loss to Mitch Clarke at UFC 173. Prior to this fight, the Serra-Longo Fight Team product scored de more
More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) when UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" kicks off from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off UFC 175 "Prelims" party with part one of a two-part under card preview series.
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