Found July 31, 2012 on
Rick Story (Pictured) will fight Demian Maia at UFC 153. How do we know this? Because Story just announced the welterweight scrap on his Twitter account. Story manged to snap his two-fight skid last month by posting a unanimous decision win over Brock Larson. Prior to that, “Horror” had dropped decisions to Martin Kampmann and Charlie Brenneman, respectively. It took Maia all of 47 seconds to beat Dong Hyun Kim in his welterweight debut. The Korean suffered a “freak injury” in the opening ticks of their UFC 148 matchup, giving Maia the easy W. UFC 153 takes place October 13th inside HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Here are the athletes expected to perform in Brazil:
Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira vs. TBD Joey Gambino vs. Diego Brandao Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte Demian Maia vs. Rick Story Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi Rony “Jason” Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva Vitor Belfort vs. Alan Belcher Erik Koch vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)

Rick Story vs. Demian Maia rumored for UFC 153

UFC 153 is starting to fill up fast. UFC welterweight Rick Story tweeted today that his next fight will take place at UFC 153 and his opponent will be Demian Maia. Story is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over Brock Jardine at UFC on FX 4. The victory over Jardine snapped a two-fight losing streak to Charlie Brenneman and Martin Kampmann. Story had won six straight fights...

Fitch-Silva, Maia-Story, Brandao-Gambino confirmed for UFC 153

The UFC 153 fight card in Brazil is quickly taking shape with the announcement of three additional bouts on Monday. UFC officials revealed that Jon Fitch will face Erick “Indio” Silva, Demian Maia meets Rick “The Horror” Story, and Diego Brandao takes on Joey Gambino. Fitch (23-4-1) has been a longtime standout in the UFC’s welterweight division. However, he will be looking...
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