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Carlos Condit Returns Against Demian Maia At UFC 202

It appears former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit (pictured) won’t retire, after all. On Tuesday, it was announced Condit will battle Demian Maia at UFC 202. The August 20 event goes down inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Condit contemplated hanging up his MMA gloves after January’s highly controversial split decision defeat to current champ Robbie...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Condit faces Demian Maia at UFC 202 in Las Vegas

Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will make his return to action at UFC 202 when he faces submission specialist Demian Maia on August 20 in Las Vegas.UFC officials confirmed the new matchup on Tuesday via the Albuquerque Journal.Condit first hinted that he had booked a fight on Monday after questioning whether or not he was going to return to the sport following...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Demian Maia explains why he should be 'first in line' for welterweight title shot

UFC veteran Demian Maia has been absolutely ripping through the competition since moving to welterweight four years ago, earning victories over some of the division's best fighters in impressive fashion, including a submission win over Matt Brown at UFC 198 last weekend.The victory against Brown was his fifth straight, which is good for the second longest winning streak in the welterweight...
Via Fox Sports
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Brown Assaulted By Fans, Demian Maia And Former BJJ Coach At UFC 198

Poor Matt Brown (pictured). The UFC welterweight was getting hit from all angles this weekend in Brazil. Brown made the trek to jiu jitsu country to fight Demian Maia at UFC 198, so he probably thought that would be the only time he would be assaulted. Brown turned up the heat during Friday’s weigh-ins when he turned up his middle fingers to the 15,000 Brazilians who pelted him...
Via 5thRound.com
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Demian Maia deserves the next UFC welterweight title-shot

Robbie Lawler couldn't finish him. Johny Hendricks couldn't finish him.On Saturday, however, Demian Maia was able to finish fellow welterweight title-contender Matt Brown. The Brazilian's third-round submission victory over "The Immortal" was also his fifth-straight, and is more than enough to earn him a championship fight.It wasn't easy, on Saturday in Curitiba, but Maia controlled...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Demian Maia smothers Matt Brown at UFC 198 for sixth straight win

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia scored yet another impressive victory Saturday night, smothering eighth-ranked Matt Brown for a full two rounds before locking in a rear-naked choke in the third at UFC 198.Maia made his intentions clear from the opening bell as he shot for a takedown as soon as Brown was in striking distance. Brown initially fought off the takedown attempt...
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Demian Maia Vs Neil Magny Set For UFC 190

A welterweight fight between Demian Maia and Neil Magny has been added to the UFC 190 event in Brazil on August 1st. Maia currently has back-to-back victories against Alexander Yakovlev and Ryan LaFlare to his name and is currently 5-2 overall since dropping down to the welterweight division in 201, leaving him ranked at No.6 in the weight class. Meanwhile, Magny has one of the...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Rio: Demian Maia Defeats Ryan LaFlare By Unanimous Decision

What could have been a star-making turn for Long Island welterweight Ryan LaFlare on Saturday night instead turned into a reminder why Demian Maia is one of the top groundfighters in the sport, as the Brazilian contender put together a Jiu-Jitsu clinic in winning a five-round unanimous decision in the UFC Fight Night main event at Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
Via NESN.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Rio: Dan Downes Picks Ryan LaFlare By Unanimous Decision

UFC/WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare, taking place Saturday, March 21. Grab your acai and linguica boys and girls, it’s time for another Brazilian edition of The Downes Side! I can’t really recommend grabbing both, however. Much like this weird cherry ham glaze I had at a wedding last week, fruit and pork products shouldn’t...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Demain Maia Out Indefinitely With Serious Bone Infection

Demian Maia is having a tough time at the moment as it was revealed on the latest edition of the UFC Tonight show that he’s suffering from a serious bone infection known as ‘osteomyelitis.’ At first Maia just had a bone bruise in his shoulder which forced him out of his scheduled fight with Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 last weekend, but it then developed into a staph infection...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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