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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 >>

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The UFC’s March return to Rio de Janeiro got a big boost to its lineup with with five new bouts, including the co-main event. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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A pivotal bantamweight matchup between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 21 trip to Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 6 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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The lineup for Invicta Fighting Championships 10 is complete. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Invicta FC officials today announced seven additional matchups for next month’s event to finalize the 10-bout lineup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Demian Maia returned to the win column in May, but had to pull out of a fight with Mike Pyle due to a series of injuries. In Uberlandia, Brazil to help Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night 56, Maia spoke to MMAFighting.com about his recovery, his trips to the hospital, when he expects to be back in the Octagon and his desire to rematch Canadian sensation Rory MacDonald. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Same as it ever was? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues to reshuffle its welterweight rankings in the wake of recent events like UFC Fight Night 54, where Rory MacDonald slept Tarec Saffiedine on FOX Sports 1. Unfortunately, the highlight-reel win (watch it) didn't do much to improve his standing. But UFC 181 will take care of that. Until then, we have to sort things out in this rapidly-changing division. Dong Hyun Kim -- present and accounted for the last time we went to the war roo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Looking to bounce back from a loss, top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald stayed focused on his opponent, Demian Maia, at UFC 170. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ahead of the UFC double header this weekend, the UFC has released 4 full fight videos for free. The UFC heads to both Stockholm, Sweden and Halifax, Canada this weekend, and with these two upcoming cards, Zuffa has released 4 full fight vidoes for free to preview the headliners. Check out the clip above which features Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu Lim, Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia, Gunnar Nelson vs. Damaques Johnson and Rick Story vs. Brian Foster. This weekend, Saffiedine will take on MacDona read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Before Rory MacDonald healdines UFC Fight Night 54 on Saturday, watch his “Fight of the Night” battle against Demian Maia earlier this year at UFC 170.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Things went from bad to worse for the former No. 1 middleweight contender. Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Demian Maia, will be out of mixed martial arts (MMA) action for the foreseeable future as the submission wizard is currently battling a severe bone infection in his shoulder. According to a recent report from UFC Tonight, Maia obtained the infection, osteomyelitis, in his right clavicle bone which is usually caused by bacteria. Initially, Demian suffered a shoulder sp read news >>

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