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

  • 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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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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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Two more interesting fights have been added to a UFC Fight Night card in Rio on March 21st. The March 21st UFC Fight Night 62 card in Rio de Janeiro was looking pretty great even with only a couple of fights announced. A battle of contenders on top, and some guaranteed violence in addition that. Well, you can add two more to that list and they're quite impressive too. The first bout is a bit odd, but represents a major step up in competition for one Brazilian fighter. Former Strikeforce champ an 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 >>

  • 3 years ago
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Next month's UFC on FOX 2 event has another marque attraction. UFC officials today announced that fresh off his victory at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale, Michael Bisping will meet fellow middleweight contender Demian Maia at the network-televised event. "UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis" takes place Jan. 28 at Chicago's United Center. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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With Demian Maia stepping in to save the main event of the UFC's first foray into the Middle East, the promotion can now focus on filling the remainder of the card. read news >>

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The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare will finally return to the Octagon. The Brazilian welterweight, forced out of a bout with Mike Pyle in August with a bone infection, is set to take on LaFlare, who hasn't fought since April, at the UFC Fight Night 62 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. MMAFighting.com confirmed the bout with sources close to the situation. Maia (19-6) hasn’t fought since a unanimous decision victory over Alexander Yakovlev in May, bouncing back to the win column after consec read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Daniel Cormier made it interesting, but Jon Jones retained his belt at UFC 182, where he edged his rival in a unanimous decision. From the outset, Cormier had a clear game plan, which was to keep the pressure on Jones and look for takedowns while negating the champion's reach. Although Cormier did a decent job of working inside, he couldn't solve Jones' takedown defense, as he landed only one takedown on eight attempts. Many believed an elite wrestler would have the tools to beat Jones by puttin read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Watch the video highlights from the UFC 182 main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC 182 main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and title challenger Daniel Cormier took part in an entertaining five-round battle on Saturday night, and although the Olympian came out aggressive, Jones was able to wear him down over the duration of the fight and close out the contest to win a unanimous decision. Check out Dallas Winston's play-by-play for the fifth round below: Cormier lands two shor read news >>

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