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UFC Fight Night Vancouver Results: Demian Maia Submits Carlos Condit

Before Carlos Condit could even get things going against Demian Maia it was already too late. Maia got the fight to the ground in the opening minute of the fight and took almost no time in getting Condit’s back — the last place Condit could afford to be in this fight. Once Maia sunk in the rear naked choke it looked like Condit was going to just go to sleep, but relented after...
Via NESN.com
August 28, 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

Demian Maia Vs Matt Brown Set For UFC Fight Night 87

UFC welterweight veterans Demian Maia and Matt Brown have been booked to fight at UFC Fight Night 87 in Brazil on May 14th. Maia is currently enjoying a four fight unbeaten stretch at 170lbs, the longest winning streak he’s experienced since his initial 5-0 run in the UFC when he signed up back in 2007. […]
Via Fight Of The Night
January 26, 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

Fight Capsule: Relive Maia’s ultraviolent finish of Story in Rio

After kicking off the first 5 fights of his UFC career with submission victories (4 of which earned him a submission of the night honors) Demian Maia would go 5-4 in his next night bouts with zero submission wins to speak of. Maybe he just needed to revisit Brazil. In his first fight on home soil since he won three fights in one night as part of a Super Challenge tournament back...
Via Fight Booth
March 19, 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

‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

With next to no significant scraps going down this Saturday in Brazil, UFC Fight Night 62 is arguably one of the worst lineups the promotion has ever hosted. With the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament starting tomorrow, capturing eyeballs will be a tough task for the UFC. Regardless, if there’s a fight, there are betting lines. Demain Maia (pictured) enters the main event...
Via 5thRound.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Demian Maia Stop Rising Undefeated Welterweight Ryan LaFlare?

Damian Maia got back in the winner’s circle by defeating Russian Alexander Yakovlev. (Mandatory Credit: David Becker/Associated Press) On the 21st of March, the UFC makes its way back to the HSBC arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for fight night 62. In the main event of that night, Demian Maia will take on undefeated Ryan LaFlare in a welterweight showdown, after the original main...
Via The Sports Journal
February 22, 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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