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  • 2 years ago
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Demian Maia always tries to submit his opponents, but at UFC 156 on Saturday night he had to settle for a dominating performance that included out-Fitching Jon Fitch. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Demian Maia has renewed life at welterweight, and he showed he belongs among the elite fighters at 170lbs after his domination of former title contender Jon Fitch at UFC 156 read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Welterweight contenders Jon Fitch and Demian Maia will square off at UFC 156, promotion officials announced Thursday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Two of the top grapplers in the welterweight division will face off at UFC 156 as Jon Fitch takes on Demian Maia on Feb 2 in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A welterweight matchup between perennial contender Jon Fitch and Brazilian submission ace Demian Maia is the latest addition to February's UFC 156 event. UFC officials today announced the new contest. Featuring a featherweight title fight between current champ Jose Aldo and former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar, UFC 156 takes place Feb. 2 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The evening's main card airs on pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Demian Maia is just one week removed from his second straight win at welterweight, and he's already thinking about how to keep climbing the divisional ladder. Maia this past Saturday at UFC 153 in his home country of Brazil made quick work of Rick Story, getting a first-round submission. Now Maia has a pair of ideas on whom he'd like to fight next, and Nick Diaz or Jon Fitch sound like good options to him. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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While UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones busies himself with an already hectic schedule, which includes Glover Teixeira and a potential rematch against Alexander Gustafsson, it appears as if the division's other top contender, undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier, will fight in the interim. A bout between Cormier (14-0) and former Strikeforce champion Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante (12-4, 1 NC) is currently in discussion for UFC 175, according to a report from Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, altho read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MMAWeekly Radio returns for Tuesday's show with UFC 156 fighters Jon Fitch and Ian McCall as well as the best debate in MMA. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Fitch sees Georges St-Pierre beating Nick Diaz and remaining entrenched as UFC champion. But that's okay, Fitch is happy doing what he loves... fighting. And he's focused on Demain Maia at UFC 156. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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One month after his upset loss to perennial UFC contender Jon Fitch, Brazilian welterweight prospect Erick Silva is itching to get back to action. Earlier this month, Silva's manager, Wallid Ismail, announced his client would return at February's UFC 156 event against an opponent yet to be named. Silva says that quick return was at his behest. And while he knows that open slot won't be filled by Fitch, he does believe he'll someday get a chance to avenge the result. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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New York native and No. 14-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Ryan LaFlare will venture out to Brazil for the second time in his Octagon career to take on the No. 7-ranked Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 62. It also marks the fourth time he's traveling out of the country to step into the cage. LaFlare is the owner of an unblemished 4-0 UFC resume, most recently defeating John Howard at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Then, a second ACL tear forced the read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Demian Maia started his UFC career with five straight submission victories between 2007 and 2009, but has only tapped one opponent in the following 14 bouts. Who’s to blame? Maia, a multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion, hasn’t submitted anyone but Rick Story since suffering his first professional loss to Nate Marquardt in 2009, and says that the lack of finishes is his opponent’s fault. "People always go to the ground with me trying to just hold me. They stall read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch—a previously outspoken critic of performance-enhancing drugs—is the latest high-profile MMA fighter to fail a recent drug test. The California State Athletic Commission announced the failure on Friday, and the news was first reported by Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie.com. Fitch is reportedly facing a suspension, fine or both as a result of the test. There was no official word on the specific substance that caused the "adverse event," but according to the read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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...Because your week hasn't been bombarded with enough MMA drug test failures. In a week where MMA has been dominated with the drug testing failures of UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, it's been revealed that another prominent name in the sport has failed his own drug test. World Series of Fighting welterweight and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch has tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone. MMA Junkie's Steven Marocco has the details: The CSAC, which oversaw the read news >>

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