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.
A pair of intriguing matchups has been added to August’s UFC Fight Night 49 events, as Demian Maia faces Mike Pyle, and Thales Leites meets Francis Carmont.Filed under: News, UFC more
Four longtime veterans with shoot it out in "The Sooner State" in a fight to stay relevant.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is quickly filling up its upcoming UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, which takes place on Aug. 23, 2014 inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Doing work in the welterweight division are a pair of longtime veterans, as former middleweight number one contender Demian Maia tries to stay afloat against Mike "Quicksand" Pyle. more
Welterweight contender Tarec Saffiedine discusses why he's been on the sidelines recently and when he expects to return. more
San Antonio’s AT&T Center played host to the second UFC event in a 24-hour stretch on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 44. Here are 35 post-fight facts about the event.Filed under: News, UFC more
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Swedish prospect Zebaztian Kadestam claimed the PXC welterweight title by defeating Guam's Josh Calvo at PXC 44.
Sweden has a new MMA champion, as Zebaztian Kadestam took the vacant PXC welterweight title with a win over Guam's Josh Calvo. Training out of Ole Laursen's Legacy Gym in the Philippines, Kadestam once again showcased his striking as he picked apart the BJJ blackbelt en route to a comfortable decision win.
With the victory, the Swedish prospect improves to 6-1, going a perfect 4-0 wit more
Antonio Braga Neto will finally return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 44, and he wants to show more of his jiu-jitsu arsenal.
Braga Neto, a multiple-time jiu-jitsu world champion, made quick work of Anthony Smith in his UFC debut last June, and takes on Clint Hester on Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas, after recovering from several injuries.
"I see this fight as my UFC debut all over again," Braga Neto told MMAFighting.com. "After my first fight I heard people it was an easy one, but I hu more
UFC veterans Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are both set to face off for the vacant Titan FC welterweight belt. Check out what 'Killa B' had to say about the opportunity.
As announced by Titan FC officials, Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are set to clash for the vacant welterweight title on August 22.
Although he technically won his last four fights with Zuffa, Riddle was released after testing positive for Marijuana, and has continued his streak by defeating fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper at Tit more