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  • a year 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • 9 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • 7 days ago
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Undefeated welterweight Ryan LaFlare aims for an early 2015 fight with former middleweight and welterweight contender Demian Maia. Ryan LaFlare is 10-0 overall and 4-0 in the UFC, with wins over Santiago Ponzinibbio, Ben Alloway, Court McGee, and John Howard. An injury prevented him from facing Gunnar Nelson back in July, and it ultimately sidelined him for the rest of 2014. In an interview with MMA Fighting, LaFlare expressed interest in taking on Demian Maia once the New Yorker is cleared to c read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Ryan LaFlare is on the comeback trail. The undefeated welterweight told MMAFighting.com recently that he is hoping to resume his UFC career in March following his second right ACL surgery. "I'm doing everything except sparring and wrestling," he said. "I see the doctor in January and hopefully [I'll] get the great light. "I feel great though." While he won't be offered a fight until he is medically cleared (or close to), LaFlare already has an opponent in mind: Demian Maia. Maia was recently med read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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At its core, the lawsuit filed by Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, against the UFC, is a matter of deciding where the line stands between being an industry leader and dominant force in their sport, and what constitutes anti-competitive business practices. The class-action antitrust lawsuit filed on Tuesday in federal court in San Jose, Calif., seems to come down to a line of what constitutes building a strong business, and what constitutes attempting to crush opposition, which can be argued a read news >>

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