Found October 10, 2013 on MMA Manifesto:
(Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports) Jake Shields notched an impressive win last night, but his paycheck is even more impressive.  Shields is the top earner from UFC Fight Night: Maia vs Shields. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don't release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a fairly accurate picture of a fighter's pay based on official purse info released from past fights.  So, based on that info, here is the estimated pay breakdown for the 20 fighters that traded blows at the event (but please remember - this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event or for Rousimar Palhares, who surely is making more money at this point of his career). Read more ...

Shields: Submission win would be ideal

With both Demian Maia and Jake Shields weighing in at 171 pounds on Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday night's main event is officially set to go. Following the weigh-ins, Shields spoke with Fox Sports' Heidi Androl about making the trip from the Bay Area to Sao Paulo, Brazil for this contest, and details the differences between traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu and American jiu...

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields: Preview

Below are four featured bouts that carry the most interesting storylines from UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields. Alex Ramirez – October 8, 2013 Bantamweight: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao It will be up to T.J. Dillashaw to keep the streak of the Alpha Males alive. Since going under to tutelage of Duane Ludwig there has not been a hotter group of fighters in MMA. The Alpha...

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields’ Complete Betting Odds

Did you forget the UFC’s hosting a show in Brazil today? Granted, there isn’t much hoopla surrounding Wednesday’s scraps, but the Gambling Gods know exactly what will get you interested in the fights. A pivotal welterweight bout between Jake Shields (pictured) and Demian Maia headlines the gig. Both are hoping a win will inch them closer to a title fight. Maia is nearly a 3...

Jake Shields Discusses His Win Over Demian Maia

 Check out the video below where Jake Shields (29–6–1 (1nc), pictured left) discusses his split decision victory over Demian Maia (18–5) at last nights UFC Fight Night 29 event from the Ginásio José Corrêa in Barueri, Brazil.  

With Leather Live Discussion: UFC Fight Night – Maia Vs. Shields

(via Getty Image) Well, that was certainly a nice little vacation from what felt like nonstop UFC action over the past several months. Of course, it’s also great to have it back now and I would like to tell Dana White and everyone at the UFC to stop making me wait two weeks for punching and kicking, and especially Brittney Palmer. Thank you for considering my mature and well-thought...

Behind the scenes in Barueri

Before facing off in the cage on Wednesday, main event combatants Demian Maia and Jake Shields took part in a Q&A session Sunday in Sao Paulo, hosted by the lovely and talent Paula Sack of UFC Brazil. In addition to getting a chance to ask questions of the welterweight duo set to headline the latest Ultimate Fight Night event to land in Brazil, fans were also able to get up...

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 3PM ET/Noon PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields” take place today inside Jose Correa Arena in Sao Paulo. Stream Tuesday’s weight contest live right here on starting at 3PM ET/Noon PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. Tomorrow’s Fox Sports 1 broadcast begins live at 5PM ET/2PM PT. Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake...

UFC Fight Night 29 Was Very Upsetting

“UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields” didn’t garner much hoopla on Wednesday night, but it wasn’t because the show didn’t offer its fair share of surprises. In fact, half of the results were downright upsetting. No, I’m not referring to Jake Shields going into hostile territory to take a controversial split decision win over Demian Maia (pictured) in his homeland of Brazil...

UFC Fight Night 29 In Review

 UFC Fight Night 29 went down last night at the Ginásio José Corrêa in Barueri, Brazil where BJJ specialists Demian Maia and Jake Shields battled it out in the main event. Read on for our quick review of the event.Welterweight Bout – Jake Shields vs Demian Maia It was Jake Shields who got the split decision victory after a closely contested five rounds with the fight swinging...

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields Results

  Main card (Fox Sports 1) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Welterweight Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields Welterweight Erick Silva vs. Dong Hyun Kim Catchweight (208 lbs) Thiago Silva vs. Matt Hamill Light Heavyweight Fabio Maldonado vs. Joey Beltran Welterweight Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce Bantamweight Raphael Assunção vs. T.J. Dillashaw Preliminary card (Fox […]

Maia eyes title shot with victory

Wednesday night in Barueri, Brazil, Demian Maia will look to extend his current winning streak to four with a victory over former title challenger Jake Shields, as the duo headlines the latest UFC Fight Night event on Fox Sports 1. Though focused on the task at hand, the talented submission specialist has his sights set on a bigger prize should he emerge with a fourth consecutive...

UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs Shields – Live Weigh-Ins Video At 3PM ET

 The weigh-ins take place  later today, ahead of UFC Fight Night 29 which takes place tomorrow night at the Ginásio José Corrêa in Barueri, Brazil.Demian Maia (16-4) will be hoping to earn a future welterweight title shout if he can defeat Jake Shields (28-6-1) in the night’s main event while Erick Silva (15-3 (1nc)) and Dong Hyun Kim (17-2-1 (1nc)) will battle it out in...
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