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Demian Maia Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 28-11-0

Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Maia trained in Judo as a child. He began at the age of four and trained until he was six. When he became a teenager, he also began studying Kung Fu and Karate. By age nineteen, Maia was introduced to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by his cousin. After four years and seven months, Demian received his black belt. Demian Maia finished college and graduated with a degree in journalism. He is currently a fifth-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has won several major tournaments under Team Brasa. Maia has previously credited a three-hour private lesson he once took with Rickson Gracie as one of the moments that had the biggest impact on his approach to Jiu-Jitsu and changed it entirely.

Last Fight: Belal Muhammad
Age: 44
Height 6'0"
Weight 170 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: Brazil
Association: Demian Maia Jiu-Jitsu
28 Wins
KO / TKO
3
10%
Submission
14
50%
Decisions
11
39%
11 Losses
KO / TKO
2
18%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
9
81%

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Reach 72 in (183 cm)
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team Demian Maia Jiu-Jitsu
Rank 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2001, 2005–present (MMA)
University Cásper Líbero

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Demian Maia next fight?
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Demian Maia last fight?
Demian Maia lost his last fight against Belal Muhammad by Decision (Unanimous) on Jun. 12, 2021 at UFC 263 - Adesanya vs. Vettori 2.
Is Demian Maia retired?
Demian Maia last fought Belal Muhammad 1 year 3 months and 21 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Demian Maia?
Demian Maia has a 71% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 63% of his fights.
Out of the 33 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -239 favorite, and out of 21 favored matches, he has won 90% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 12 matches, with a win rate of 25% and an odds average of +158.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 33 of Demian Maia betting fights, you would have made $260.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $1386.
Where is Demian Maia from?
Demian Maia is from Santana de Parnaiba, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Did Demian Maia go to college?
Demian Maia attended Cásper Líbero.
Has Demian Maia ever been knocked out?
Demian Maia has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Gilbert Burns on Mar. 14, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 170 - Lee vs. Oliveira
How long has Demian Maia been fighting?
Demian Maia has been fighting for a period of 19 years 7 months and 21 days, his first fight was on Sep. 21, 2001 at Tormenta en el Ring - Tormenta en el Ring. He has accumalated roughly 7 hours, 10 minutes and 49 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Belal Muhammad UFC 263 - Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
Jun/12/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
loss Gilbert Burns UFC Fight Night 170 - Lee vs. Oliveira
Mar/14/2020
TKO (Punches) Osiris Maia 1 2:34
win Ben Askren UFC Fight Night 162 - Maia vs. Askren
Oct/26/2019
Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Herb Dean 3 3:54
win Anthony Rocco Martin UFC on ESPN 3 - Ngannou vs. Dos Santos
Jun/29/2019
Decision (Majority) Vance Swerdan 3 5:00
win Lyman Good UFC Fight Night 144 - Assuncao vs. Moraes 2
Feb/02/2019
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Osiris Maia 1 2:38
loss Kamaru Usman UFC Fight Night 129 - Maia vs. Usman
May/19/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Leon Roberts 5 5:00
loss Colby Covington UFC Fight Night 119 - Brunson vs. Machida
Oct/28/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Jerin Valel 3 5:00
loss Tyron Woodley UFC 214 - Cormier vs. Jones 2
Jul/29/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 5 5:00
win Jorge Masvidal UFC 211 - Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2
May/13/2017
Decision (Split) Kerry Hatley 3 5:00
win Carlos Condit UFC on Fox 21 - Maia vs. Condit
Aug/27/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) John McCarthy 1 1:52
win Matt Brown UFC 198 - Werdum vs. Miocic
May/14/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Mario Yamasaki 3 4:31
win Gunnar Nelson UFC 194 - Aldo vs. McGregor
Dec/12/2015
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Neil Magny UFC 190 - Rousey vs. Correia
Aug/01/2015
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Herb Dean 2 2:52
win Ryan LaFlare UFC Fight Night 62 - Maia vs. LaFlare
Mar/21/2015
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Alexander Yakovlev UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale
May/31/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Rory MacDonald UFC 170 - Rousey vs. McMann
Feb/22/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
loss Jake Shields UFC Fight Night 29 - Maia vs. Shields
Oct/09/2013
Decision (Split) Marc Goddard 5 5:00
win Jon Fitch UFC 156 - Aldo vs. Edgar
Feb/02/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Kim Winslow 3 5:00
win Rick Story UFC 153 - Silva vs. Bonnar
Oct/13/2012
Submission (Neck Crank) Mario Yamasaki 1 2:30
win Dong Hyun Kim UFC 148 - Silva vs. Sonnen 2
Jul/07/2012
TKO (Rib Injury) Mario Yamasaki 1 0:47
loss Chris Weidman UFC on Fox 2 - Evans vs. Davis
Jan/28/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Jorge Santiago UFC 136 - Edgar vs. Maynard 3
Oct/08/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Jacob Montalvo 3 5:00
loss Mark Munoz UFC 131 - Dos Santos vs. Carwin
Jun/11/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Jerin Valel 3 5:00
win Kendall Grove UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
Dec/04/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Mario Miranda UFC 118 - Edgar vs. Penn 2
Aug/28/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Anderson Silva UFC 112 - Invincible
Apr/10/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 5 5:00
win Dan Miller UFC 109 - Relentless
Feb/06/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
loss Nate Marquardt UFC 102 - Couture vs. Nogueira
Aug/29/2009
KO (Punch) Dave Hagen 1 0:21
win Chael Sonnen UFC 95 - Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb/21/2009
Submission (Triangle Choke) Dan Miragliotta 1 2:37
win Nate Quarry UFC 91 - Couture vs. Lesnar
Nov/15/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Herb Dean 1 2:13
win Jason MacDonald UFC 87 - Seek and Destroy
Aug/09/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Yves Lavigne 3 2:44
win Ed Herman UFC 83 - Serra vs. St. Pierre 2
Apr/19/2008
Technical Submission (Triangle Choke) Philippe Chartier 2 2:27
win Ryan Jensen UFC 77 - Hostile Territory
Oct/20/2007
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) John McCarthy 1 2:40
win Ryan Stout GFC - Evolution
May/19/2007
TKO (Shoulder Injury) Mark Matheny 1 1:54
win Fabio Nascimento SC1 - Super Challenge 1
Oct/07/2006
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:35
win Gustavo Machado SC1 - Super Challenge 1
Oct/07/2006
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Vitelmo Kubis Bandeira SC1 - Super Challenge 1
Oct/07/2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:30
win Lukasz Chlewicki The Cage Vol. 4 - Redemption
Dec/03/2005
Submission (Armbar) 1 4:22
win Raul Sosa Tormenta en el Ring - Tormenta en el Ring
Sep/21/2001
TKO (Punches) 1 0:48