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Submission ace Demian Maia set to return at UFC 263 for a welterweight fight...

Former two-division title challenger Demian Maia will make his return to the Octagon at UFC 263 for a welterweight bout with Belal Muhammad. That news...
Belal Muhammad

Belal Muhammad open to fighting Demian Maia if Leon Edwards rematch falls through

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad says that he's open to fighting the legend Demian Maia if he doesn't get the rematch with Leon Edwards. Muhammad and...
Demian Maia

Demian Maia responds to callout from Diego Sanchez on 43rd birthday: “Let’s do it”

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has responded to a recent callout from fellow veteran Diego Sanchez, saying that he accepts the matchup with him. Maia and...
Diego Sanchez, Conor McGregor

Diego Sanchez would like a “legends fight” next, calls out McGregor, Cerrone, Maia and...

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez has called out a handful of names as he goes in search of a "legends fight" for his next bout. Sanchez,...
Jennifer Maia

Jennifer Maia hopes to “surprise the world” against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 255

Jennifer Maia is hoping to "surprise the world" when she fights UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 255. Maia was granted the title...
Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev vs. Demian Maia betting odds released

The opening betting odds have been released for the proposed welterweight bout between rising star Khamzat Chimaev and veteran Demian Maia. Chimaev knocked out Gerald...
Dillon Danis, Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khamzat Chimaev roasts Dillon Danis over callout, proceeds to challenge Demian Maia

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev has mocked Bellator star Dillon Danis for his recent callout attempt, and then he proceeded to challenge Demian Maia. Danis, who...
Demian Maia

Demian Maia delaying retirement, interested in Anderson Silva rematch

Demian Maia is delaying his retirement and says he has a few good fights left in him. Following Maia's first-round TKO loss to Gilbert Burns...
Demian Maia, Diego Sanchez

Demian Maia calls out Diego Sanchez, Sanchez responds with Fight Island suggestion

Demian Maia is hoping to close the book on his illustrious MMA career with a fight against Diego Sanchez. From the sounds of it, Sanchez...
Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns says it was ‘special’ to finish Demian Maia but wishes ref stopped...

Gilbert Burns knew he would become just the second person ever to finish Demian Maia but he expected to do it by submission. In the...
Diego Sanchez, Dana White, Jake Matthews

Diego Sanchez responds to callout from Demian Maia

Diego Sanchez has responded to a recent callout from Demian Maia. Maia competed on last Saturday's UFC Brasilia card, suffering a first-round knockout at the...
Demian Maia

Demian Maia to retire after next fight, wants either Donald Cerrone or Diego Sanchez...

UFC welterweight legend Demian Maia says he will retire after one more fight, but he wants to fight either Diego Sanchez or Donald Cerrone...
Demian Maia

Demian Maia reacts following loss to Gilbert Burns, names 2 opponents for his final...

Former UFC title challenger Demian Maia took on surging welterweight contender Gilbert Burns in the co-headliner of tonight's UFC Brasilia event. Maia (28-10 MMA) entered...
Gilbert Burns

Pros react to Gilbert Burns stopping Demian Maia at UFC Brasilia

A welterweight bout between division standouts Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns served as the co-headliner of today's UFC Brasilia event. Maia (28-9 MMA) entered the...
Gilbert Burns

UFC Brasilia Results: Gilbert Burns TKO’s Demian Maia (Video)

A welterweight bout between division standouts Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns serves as the co-headliner of today's UFC Brasilia event. Maia (28-9 MMA) will enter...
Demian Maia

Demian Maia believes win over Ben Askren was the ‘greatest fight’ for his legacy

Demian Maia believes his submission win over Ben Askren was massive for his legacy. Last October, in the main event of UFC Singapore, Maia was...
Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns plans to submit Demian Maia, then call out Colby Covington for talking...

Gilbert Burns is getting the biggest fight of his career in the co-main event of UFC Brasilia this weekend when he takes on Demian...
Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns says Demian Maia didn’t want to take fight, believes win puts career...

Gilbert Burns got his wish as he will indeed fight Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC Brasilia. Yet, the fight almost didn't...
Demian Maia, Ben Askren

Demian Maia encourages Ben Askren to continue fighting

Earlier this year, Ben Askren stepped into the UFC's Octagon for the first time, with mountains of hype associated with his name. After an...
Ben Askren, Conor McGregor, Nick Diaz

UFC rankings update: Ben Askren takes a tumble, Dominick Cruz exits

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last Saturday's UFC Singapore card, and as expected, former ONE and Bellator champ...
Demian Maia, Ben Askren

What’s next for Demian Maia and Ben Askren after UFC Singapore?

At Saturday's UFC Singapore card, Demian Maia and Ben Askren were looking to prove who was the best grappler in the UFC's welterweight division....
Dillon Danis

Dillon Danis proclaims himself “the best grappler in MMA” following Ben Askren’s loss to...

Bellator's Dillon Danis has proclaimed himself to be the "best grappler in MMA" following Ben Askren's submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore. Dillon...
Demian Maia

Demian Maia issues classy statement following submission win over Ben Askren

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has issued a classy statement following his third-round submission victory over Ben Askren in the main event of UFC Singapore. Demian...
Jorge Masvidal vs. Demian Maia

Jorge Masvidal wants Demian Maia to save his last fight for him

Jorge Masvidal wants a chance to run things back with Demian Maia following the Brazilians impressive submission victory over Ben Askren. Maia defeated Askren with...
Ben Askren, Reebok

Ben Askren reflects after submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore

Ben Askren was hoping that a win over submission ace Demian Maia at today's UFC Singapore event would put him right back into welterweight...
Demian Maia, Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman

Pros react to Demian Maia stopping Ben Askren at UFC Singapore

A welterweight bout between Ben Askren and Demian Maia headlined today's UFC Singapore event. Askren was returning to the Octagon for the first time since...
Demian Maia, Ben Askren

UFC Singapore Results: Demian Maia sleeps Ben Askren (Video)

A key welterweight bout between Ben Askren and Demian Maia headlines today's UFC Singapore event. Askren will be returning to the Octagon for the first...
Demian Maia, Ben Askren, UFC Singapore

UFC Singapore Results and Highlights

A key welterweight bout featuring division standouts Ben Askren and Demian Maia headlines today's UFC Singapore event. Askren will be returning to the Octagon for...