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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

TUF Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs Maldonado Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

(Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports) Demian Maia got a much needed win last night at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, and ended up earning the biggest payday at the event. 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 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Demian Maia

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) Demian Maia Vitals 6’0″ 170 lbs (Welterweight) 72″ reach, Southpaw Nov 6, 1977 Record 18-6 (UFC: 12-6) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Numerous grappling championships Championships Held Super Challenge Tournament Winner (83 kg): 2006 Strengths - perhaps the best BJJ practitioner in […]
Via MMA Manifesto
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shogun Rua robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

Chael P. Sonnen might walk the mean streets of West Linn, but those sidewalks ain’t got nothin’ on Rio de Janeiro. According to Brazilian outlet Portal Vale Tudo, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (pictured) was robbed at gunpoint in his homeland of Brazil earlier this month. Shogun dropped off fellow UFC star Demian Maia and their manager, Eduardo...
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia, Ronda Rousey and Stephen Thompson Win Bonuses at UFC 170

After a decent night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Rory MacDonald (pictured), Demian Maia, Ronda Rousey and Stephen Thompson each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann.” MacDonald and Maia won “Fight of the Night” for their back-and-forth battle. When the dust settled on their shootout, MacDonald...
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Outpoints Demian Maia At UFC 170

Demain Maia got off to a good start in his fight at UFC 170 this evening, winninig the early ground battle, but Rory MacDonald rallied with improved takedown defense, superior striking and deeper energy reserves in the last two rounds to earn a well deserved decision victory. Round One: Maia fires of a punch and then tries to shoot in, but it’s stuffed. Maia does the same again...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kountermove Confidential: Prologue - UFC 170 Edition

Rory is the Dick Stensland of this eventHere it is all the info on UFC 170 Koutermove style all very hush-hush and the QT. How this will work is that each week I will give you my picks for the following categories; the Dick Stensland fighter to avoid, the Jack Vincennes you want this fighter on your team, the Edmond Exely/Bud White high/low combo and the Dudley Smith all-stars aka...
Via hov-mma
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170: Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia Overlooked For Now

After learning that an injury would cause Rashad Evans to pull out of his upcoming bout with Daniel Cormier this past week, the UFC scrambled to find a last-minute replacement, turned down Chael Sonnen’s offer to step-in, and even considered moving on without the fight before finally signing the sport’s very own version of Rocky Balboa. But with the lion’s share of attention...
Via Sports-Glory
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia official for UFC 170 in Feb.

Rory MacDonald will look to erase the bad memories of a loss in his last fight when he takes on submission specialist Demian Maia at UFC 170 on Feb 22 in Las Vegas. The bout was rumored to be in the works earlier this week, but now UFC officials have confirmed the top ten welterweight battle for early 2014. MacDonald (15-2) appeared to be on a fast track toward a title shot next...
Via Fox Sports
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rumors swirling about Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia in 2014

Two welterweights looking to get back on track could meet in 2014 as rumors are currently swirling about a potential matchup pitting submission specialist Demian Maia against Rory MacDonald sometime next year. While there is no confirmation about the fight as of yet, UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday that there are talks about the bout taking place although it's...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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