[81] He lost the fight via technical knockout in round one. [49] He lost the fight via unanimous decision. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. [32] Maia defeated Mario Miranda via unanimous decision. [42] Maia defeated Story via first round submission due to a neck crank. Maia was then expected to fight Alan Belcher on 15 September 2010, at UFC Fight Night 22. Maia is also confident enough in his striking to close the distance and initiate takedowns. Early in the first round, Stout's shoulder popped out of its socket after Maia reversing him into a mount, causing a stoppage due to injury.[13]. He began at the age of four and trained until he was six. [18] With this award he became the first UFC fighter to earn three consecutive Submissions of the Night awards. [63], Maia faced off against Matt Brown on 14 May 2016, at UFC 198. [43] He dominated the former title challenger for all three rounds, earning a lopsided unanimous decision victory with all three judges scoring the fight 30–27. Maia defeated Jorge Santiago on 8 October 2011, at UFC 136 by unanimous decision. [7] Demian Maia finished college and graduated with a degree in Journalism. He won the 77–87 kg weight division at the 2007 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship, defeating Yushin Okami, Rafael Lovato, and Tarsis Humphres before armbarring Flavio Almeida in the finals. He dominated the fight after quickly getting Condit to the ground and finishing with a rear-naked choke. [80], Maia faced Gilbert Burns on March 14, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 170. [22] During the match, Maia tossed Sonnen over his head using a lateral drop takedown, taking Sonnen to the ground, where Maia immediately achieved mount. Maia was born on … [74] He won the fight via a standing rear-naked choke submission in the first round, becoming the first person to finish Good in his MMA career. He holds eleven overall wins by submission (neck crank, 2 triangle, 6 RNC, guillotine, armbar) – eight of 17 wins in UFC by submission. The couple started dating in some time ago. [54] However he later came down with a staph infection and was forced to pull out of the bout. [46], For his fourth fight at welterweight, Maia faced Jake Shields on 9 October 2013, at UFC Fight Night 29. Demian had at least 1 relationship in the past. [58], Maia faced Neil Magny on 1 August 2015, at UFC 190. Maia credited B.J. [64] He won the fight via submission in the third round. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements. He challenged Anderson Silva for his title at UFC 112, where he lost a five-round decision. Maia was expected to face Mike Pyle on 23 August 2014, at UFC Fight Night 49. Maia, No. Maia who has a degree in Journalism, made his US debut in May of 2007 with TKO win over Ryan Stout in a non-UFC bout. The couple started dating in N/A and have been together for around N/A. Maia was born on November 6, 1977 in […] [23], After Vitor Belfort had to pull out of his upcoming match with UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva at UFC 112 due to a shoulder injury suffered in training, Maia was selected to fill the spot and take Silva on for the belt in what would be the UFC's first ever open-air event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.[24]. 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KENDALL GROVE AT TUF 12 FINALE", "UFC 131: Mark Munoz vs Demian Maia in the works for June 11 in Vancouver", "Demian Maia meets Jorge Santiago at UFC 136", "Michael Bisping vs. Demian Maia added to UFC on FOX 2", "Evans Clinches Title Shot, Routs Davis at UFC on Fox 2", "The score on the Maia vs Weidman fight was wrong. [67], After amassing a seven-fight win streak at welterweight, Maia faced Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on 29 July 2017, in the co-main event at UFC 214. – When is Demian Maia’s birthday? Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. [39] The bout was stopped in forty-seven seconds by referee Mario Yamasaki, after Maia took Kim down and finished him with strikes from the mounted position. Maia next fought TUF 3 finalist Ed Herman, another Team Quest fighter, at UFC 83 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 19 April 2008. The wife and mom of two likes to keep to herself and is not even that active on social media. Demian Maia is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert who competes in the UFC middleweight division. [19] His four consecutive dominating submissions in the UFC have quickly brought his skills to the forefront as possibly being the best pure grappler in the UFC.[20]. Mir credits Maia with bringing Mir's jiu-jitsu skills to different levels, saying "I thought I was actually good at it until I started rolling with him. Maia has been called the best ground-fighter in the UFC on multiple occasions. Please check back soon for updates. He was born on Sunday, November 6, 1977. [82], Maia's fighting style is built around his exceptional abilities on the ground, where he has been able to dominate his opponents. Demian Maia’s birth sign is Scorpio and he has a ruling planet of Pluto. 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