Submission ace Demian Maia has recently made waves at welterweight, putting together two quick wins over tough opposition. With such a quick victory in his last outing, he quickly looks to move further, saying he'd like Nick Diaz or Jon Fitch next.
Matchmakers, matchmakers ... make us MMA matches! UFC 153 is in the books, which means that it's time to once again predict future opponents for the main card winners from 'Silva vs. Bonnar' in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 13, 2012.
Gone are the decisions at middleweight. Now that he's down at 170-pounds, Demian Maia has brought the "wow" factor back to his submission grappling game, as he demonstrated at UFC 153 on Sat., Oct. 13, 2012.
Former middleweight number one contender Demian Maia put the welterweight division on blast after securing his second straight finish since dropping to 170 pounds, forcing Rick Story to submit on the UFC 153: "Silva vs. Bonnar" pay-per-view.
MMA Fighting brings you live UFC 153 play-by-play and more for the Silva vs. Bonnar fight card. Tonight's event is headlined by a UFC light heavyweight fight between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar.