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Tuesday, 08/13/2013, 01:24 pm

Jake Shields vs. Demian Maia Set to Headline UFC Fight Night 29 in Sao Paulo

A welterweight tilt between Jake Shields and Demian Maia is set to headline the UFC Fight Night 29 show in Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 9th. BJPENN.com reported the news back in July as the bout was said to take place later this year by UFC Tonight. The location has now been confirmed by MMAFighting.com.

Shields is coming off of a split decision win over Tyron Woodley at UFC 156. Shields has flip-flopped divisions in his previous two, fighting in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions, two that he has a vast amount of experience in. Shields has already tasted title contention in the division as he fought Georges St-Pierre in his sophomore fight in the UFC, losing a lop-sided decision.

Demian Maia returns from a bout on the same card as Shield’s latest, UFC 156. Maia defeated former perenial top-contender, Jon Fitch, overpowering Fitch, beating him at his own game. This win marked Maia’s third in a row as he is unbeaten in the 170-pound division with wins over Fitch, Rick Story and Dong-Hyun Kim.

UFC Fight Night 29 takes place on October 9th in Sao Paulo Brazil. In the co-main event slot, another welterweight fight takes place as Dong-Hyun Kim takes on Erick Silva.

 

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11 Comments to Jake Shields vs. Demian Maia Set to Headline UFC Fight Night 29 in Sao Paulo

  1. ads says:

    I’m excited for that. Ground fight of the year.

    • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

      Never…you gotta go to Bellator to see the BEST ground fighter there is bar-none, Ben Askren, Period. He would beat GSP easily.

      • Sasquatch says:

        LOL.. That’s some funny sh!t GW.. the fight would never hit the ground, GSP would pick him apart on the feet. Even if it did hit the ground Georges is to physically strong for him. Bens been fighting cans.. his dominance would end if he fought a top 10.

        • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

          No Way Sas. As good as GSP is and as much as I admire his abilities, he has ZERO answer for Askren. Ben would drag him down and pound him out!! Period.

        • GRT 3000 says:

          some dissent b/w you too clowns. ohhh. usually you two idiots are all over each others stick. lol

          btw – Askren is the most boring fighter in MMA. GSP would superman jab his head off. point fighters & dry humping wrestlers…you two morons can really pick em’.

        • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

          Hey STD’s…get away leeper, you are dripping in disease. Go finger your boyfriend and STFU. cuz you KNOW SHIT about fighting little cocksucker.

        • GRT 3000 says:

          cram it up your crack church fatty, we all know the truth.

        • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

          Listen homo keep cramming it up your boyfriends crack or more likely you are the catcher and get outta here. Your diseases are dripping around here and are WELL KNOWN by all….leeper

  2. GRT 3000 says:

    badass…can’t wait for this one.

  3. Gargoyle Wrestling says:

    Snoozefest…2 bjj’rs …..crickets….

  4. 757 says:

    I like Mia but he needs a new pr team. They have him looking like he is doing a chick swim suit shoot in the pic..ha ha

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