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A pair of welterweights has been added to the lineup for the UFC's fall return to Brazil. Rick Story will meet Brazilian Demian Maia when the UFC heads to Rio de Janeiro in October. Story on Tuesday announced the fight booking on Twitter. UFC 153 takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro and airs live on pay-per-view and FX. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo meets challenger Erik Koch in the evening's main event. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - The last time renowned submission artist Demian Maia got someone to tap, the UFC was still doing pay-per-views with two digits. Maia won by submission for the first time in more than three and a half years, stopping Rick Story with a rear-naked choke that turned into a neck crank midway through the first round. The welterweight bout opened up the main card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

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Demian Maia’s second effort at welterweight will take place at UFC 153, promotion officials announced Tuesday, as the Brazilian will square off with Rick Story at the Oct. 13 event. read news >>

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Add another Brazilian to the upcoming UFC 153 card headed to Rio de Janeiro as Demian Maia takes his second fight at welterweight against Rick Story. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit &bu read news >>

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Demian Maia was too good for Rick Story recording a first round submission victory at UFC 153 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

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As soon as onetime middleweight title challenger Demian Maia announced he was headed to welterweight, Rick Story wanted to fight him. "I just think it's another opportunity for me to catapult myself back to the top rankings," Story today told MMAjunkie.com Radio. Story gets his wish when he faces Maia on the first pay-per-view bout of UFC 153, which takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Guilherme Cruz wrap up UFC 179, breaking down the top storylines coming out of Saturday night's card. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this evening (Sat., Oct. 26, 2014) with "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has always been a huge hit in Brazil. And this evening (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014), it will put on an entertaining pay-per-view (PPV) card full of them with read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Fighting in Brazil can be a difficult challenge, but Beneil Dariush was already used to it even before signing with the UFC. Set to meet undefeated lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Dariush discusses his win over ‘local hero’ Gilberto dos Santos in Goiania in 2012, how he plans to beat Ferreira on Saturday night, training with UFC contenders like Fabricio Werdum and Rafael dos Anjos at Rafael Cordeiro’s gym and much more. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 177, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead of this weekend's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Watch the Bantamweight champion of the world react to the recent earthquake in nearby Napa Valley and adjust to life as a UFC champion, while the former champion prepares to reclaim his world title with an old schoo read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – There's limited buzz surrounding the UFC Fight Night 29 main event between Demian Maia and Jake Shields, but Dana White believes a lot is at stake going into the welterweight matchup. read news >>

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Saturday's UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro was billed as being about Anderson, but Erick was the Silva on plenty of minds heading into the card. Erick Silva had torn through all three of his UFC opponents before his meeting with Jon Fitch, and only a controversial disqualification against Carlo Prater in January stood between him and a 3-0 UFC record. But Fitch stood right in front of the Silva hype train, and if he didn't send it off the track, he at least slowed it down. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Despite suffering his third-straight UFC loss, Fabio Maldonado will fight again in the octagon. At Saturday night's post-UFC 153 press conference, UFC President Dana White said the 32-year-old Brazilian will not be released from his contract. "If we cut that guy, we deserve to be beat with a stick," White said. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - For winning his first performance bonus in four years, UFC 153's Jon Fitch had to thank opponent Erick Silva. "Great fights are made when both guys are coming in to finish and take risk, and tonight, he was the perfect opponent for me to show what I'm really about and kind of restart my career," Fitch told MMAjunkie.com. An extra $70,000 staved off dire financial straits for the onetime welterweight title challenger, whose boss, UFC President Dana White, said a much-re read news >>

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