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UFC 163's Demian Maia committed to BJJ roots – and shot at welterweight title

Posted by system system 10 months ago from

FORTALEZA, Brazil – When Demian Maia entered the sport of MMA, he brought with him true world-class submission skills. As time went on, the world-champion grappler seemed to move away from t...

Rory MacDonald Looks at Demian Maia as Step Towards Return to UFC Title Contention

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

"The door's open. The opportunity's right there, it's just about seizing it. I'm going to take the first step to that with trying to knock out Demian Maia." -Rory MacDonald

Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia Look to Rebound in Welterweight Clash at UFC 170

Posted by system system 4 months ago from

Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia are both looking to rebound. They'll get the chance to do so against each other at UFC 170 in February.

Rory MacDonald meets Demian Maia in welterweight bout at UFC 170 in February

Posted by system system 4 months ago from

Just a couple hours after booking the main event for UFC 170, the promotion has another big fight on tap for the card. Rory MacDonald will meet Demian Maia in a welterweight bout in February...

Bellator Would Let Welterweight Champion Ben Askren Walk, If UFC Grants Immediate Title Shot

Posted by system system 6 months ago from

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney told ESPN recently that he would let welterweight champion Ben Askren walk away, free and clear, if the UFC would grant him an immediate title shot.

No Clear Date or Event, Demian Maia and Jake Shields Agree to UFC Welterweight Showdown

Posted by system system 8 months ago from

Demian Maia got yanked from this weekend's UFC 163 fight card when Josh Koscheck fell out of their bout due to injury, but he's reportedly agreed to a new fight with Jake Shields.

Top UFC Welterweight Contender Johny Hendricks Will Wait for Georges St-Pierre Title Shot

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Top contender Johny Hendricks will wait for UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre instead of taking another fight while St-Pierre films Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

UFC 154 KO of Kampmann puts Hendricks next in line for shot at welterweight title

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

MONTREAL - Johny Hendricks knows you want to see Georges St-Pierre fight Anderson Silva. But he's got a left hand that might want to convince you otherwise. He's got a left hand that mi...

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Demian Maia settled in at welterweight and off the submission slump at UFC 153

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

The way Demian Maia started his UFC career, he can't be surprised he had lofty, perhaps even unrealistic expectations, thrust upon him. Maia came to the UFC in 2007 unbeaten and with se...

UFC 148 Results: Demian Maia Becomes Reborn At Welterweight

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Demian Maia wasted no time in dispatching welterweight contender Dong Hyun Kim in the first round at UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II.

Demian Maia Moving to Welterweight for UFC 148 Bout Against ‘Stun Gun’ Kim

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Ultimate Fighting Championship officials Wednesday announced the addition of two new matchups to UFC 148.

UFC 141's Jon Fitch back in the mix for welterweight title shot with win

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

LAS VEGAS - There are those who insist Dana White has it in for Jon Fitch, and those who think that's not necessarily a bad thing. Fitch, after all, is one of the most polarizing fighters...

With title shot likely, UFC 131's Kenny Florian committed to 145 pounds

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Two-time UFC lightweight title-challenger Kenny Florian admits his first cut to 145 pounds was a challenge. In fact, after being forced to cut down from a beginning weight of more than ...

After UFC 121 win, Jake Shields still next in line for UFC welterweight title shot

Posted by system system 3 years ago from

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Fighting for the first time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields may not have exactly thrilled the Honda Center cr...

Demian Maia to Get Next Middleweight Title Shot, Possibly in August

Posted by burritoman burritoman 5 years ago from

A source close to the camp of UFC middleweight contender Demian Maia has informed Cage Potato that the Brazilian is expected to be offered the next middleweight title shot against the winner...

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