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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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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MMAWeekly Radio returns for a big show on Monday with UFC on FX 5 winner John Dodson, UFC 153's Jon Fitch and BAMMA fighter Steve Magdaleno. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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When Nick Diaz retired from mixed martial arts -- both the first time and second time -- he pledged only to return to the sport for one of three things: a fight against Georges St-Pierre, a fight against Anderson Silva, or a fight with a UFC title on the line. As luck would have it, all three of Diaz's demands would eventually be answered. In March 2013, Diaz allowed the UFC welterweight strap to slip through his fingers, wilting under a deluge of takedowns from then-champion St-Pierre. Now Diaz read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones battled Daniel Cormier for five rounds on Saturday night, but would skip vacations to help fellow UFC star Anderson Silva on his training camp for UFC 183. Silva, a former UFC 185-pound champion, is set to return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz at on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, and "Bones", who sparred with the Brazilian one time in 2014, told Sportv he’s willing to help "The Spider" at Black House gym in California. "If there's anything I can do for you leadin read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"I like their attitude, their style. If they stand you up, they can exchange fists with you. If you go to the ground they are super dangerous. They respect jiu-jitsu. They know how to fight from the bottom. They know how to fight from the top. They are finishers. They go for the finish, they don't go to score points. Their fights are what this sport should be." High praise for Nate and Nick Diaz, coming from none other than Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer and newly-appointed B read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently wanted more. White and Fertitta had dinner with the former middleweight champion last Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, and they agreed to a new deal with the MMA legend. "I had seven fights on my contract (after the Diaz fight). I met Lorenzo and Dana on Thursday and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights," Silva told Combate. read news >>

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