Found January 25, 2012 on
Demian Maia Talks About Fighting Chris Weidman At UFC on FOX 2. Interviewed by Karyn Bryant. Maia was originally scheduled to fight Michael Bisping. Demian talks about if he thinks Chael Sonnen could beat champion Anderson Silva.

UFC on FOX 2 preview: Maia-Weidman

Demian Maia (15-3) vs. Chris Weidman (7-0) In an intriguing middleweight pairing, the former title challenger Maia is looking to spoil the coming-out party of Weidman, one of the division's hottest prospects. Maia, 34, is widely regarded as the best Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner at 185 pounds and one of the best in the entire sport. A 3rd degree black belt, the former ADCC...

Late notice no problem for Weidman

A higher profile and greater expectations come with moving up the ladder in mixed martial arts, but Chris Weidman's only concerns is progress. The next step he takes in his career comes Saturday in Chicago at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis. Weidman will face former No. 1 contender Demian Maia. Maia originally was slated to face Michael Bisping, but after the an injury forced a...

Chris Weidman: From parents’ basement to network TV

CHICAGO -- Ten months ago, Chris Weidman was living in his parents' basement with his wife and daughter. After winning three straight fights in the UFC, he will challenge Demian Maia on the UFC's second show on network television. At Wednesday's open workouts for UFC on Fox 2, Weidman said he has not had time to sit back and think about all he's accomplished in such...
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