Demian Maia is a 45 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 28-11-0 pro MMA record.
Maia most recently fought Benson Henderson at Polaris 20 on Saturday June 25, 2022.
Demian Maia beat Benson Henderson by Decision at 10:00 of Round 1
in the division.
Demian Maia has 28 wins with a 61% finish rate, including 3 by knockout, 14 by submission, 11 by decision.
Demian Maia is currently on a 2 fight losing skid.
Maia made his professional debut against Raul Sosa on September 21, 2001, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Raul Sosa who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Demian Maia beat Raul Sosa by KO/TKO at 0:48 of Round 1.
Demian Maia's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Maia made his debut in the UFC against Ryan Jensen on October 20, 2007, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC 77: Hostile Territory having compiled a 6-0-0 professional MMA record.
Demian Maia beat Ryan Jensen by Submission at 2:40 of Round 1.
Since his debut, Maia has gone on to fight a total of 33 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 22-11-0.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Middleweight Championship loss to Anderson Silva
Maia lost his 1st middleweight title challenge, losing to Anderson Silva on April 10, 2010 at UFC 112: Invincible.
Demian Maia lost to Anderson Silva by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
The first man to defeat Ryan LaFlare
Maia defeated the previously unbeaten Ryan LaFlare on March 21, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs. LaFlare. Ryan LaFlare came into the fight with a 11-0-0 record. Maia was a -105 betting even going into the fight. Demian Maia beat Ryan LaFlare by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Welterweight Championship loss to Tyron Woodley
Maia lost his 1st welterweight title challenge, losing to Tyron Woodley on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2.
Demian Maia lost to Tyron Woodley by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
When was Demian Maia's last win?
Maia's last win came against Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on Saturday October 26, 2019. Demian Maia beat Ben Askren by Submission at 3:54 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Who is Demian Maia's next opponent?
Maia is not currently booked for any fights.
When was Demian Maia's last loss?
Maia's last loss came against Belal Muhammad at UFC 263 on Saturday June 12, 2021. Demian Maia lost to Belal Muhammad by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
How many UFC fights has Demian Maia had?
Maia has fought 33 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 22-11-0.
How many pro MMA knockouts does Demian Maia have?
Maia has knocked out 3 opponents.
How many pro MMA submissions does Demian Maia have?
Maia has submitted 14 opponents.
How many times has Demian Maia been knocked out?
Maia has been knocked out 2 times.
How many times has Demian Maia been submitted?
Maia has never been submitted.
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