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  1. Royce Gracie believes Brazilian fighters lack strategy: 'You can't just be tough and talented'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | MMAFighting.com

    ... jiu-jitsu his whole life, why would you trade punches on fight night against a striker?" "That's why I like Demian Maia and Fabricio Werdum ," he continued. "Demian will take you down and do his game. Werdum learned the stand-up to know what's ...

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  2. Rick Story: 'My Goal Is To Be The World Champion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | MMA Weekly

    ... fights in 2011. For the next two years, Story alternated between wins and losses. Outside of being submitted by Demian Maia at UFC 153, Story's other losses were of the split-decision variety. His UFC Fight Night 53 split-decision win over Nelson ...

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  3. Jake Shields motivated to prove Dana White wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Sporting News

    ... four fights including his two previous wins were in a co-main and main event fights against Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia. Shields feels the release didn't seem fair. "You know, I was coming off a main event, beating several guys in the top ten," ...

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  4. UFC boss Dana White says Canadian Rory MacDonald to get his title shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Regina Leader Post

    ... in a bid for the women's bantamweight crown. MacDonald (18-2) has already beaten No. 3 Tyron Woodley, No. 7 Demian Maia, No. 8 Jake Ellenberger and No. 9 Tarec Saffiedine. "I have a lot of respect for Saffiedine," White said. "That's guy's tough to ...

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  5. Dana White reveals that Rory MacDonald will 'absolutely,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | BloodyElbow

    ... knockout win over Tarec Saffiedine last Saturday evening in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Prior to that, he had defeated Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley to build his momentum towards the coveted title shot. "It's pretty impossible to deny Rory that, whoever ...

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  6. WSOF 16 headlined by Palhares vs. Fitch, to air on same day as UFC on Fox 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BloodyElbow

    ... for him to grab a leg and mangle it. Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) was memorably released in early 2013 after his loss to Demian Maia , and his WSOF debut was a disastrous submission loss to Josh Burkman. Consecutive wins over Marcelo Alfaya and Dennis ...

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  7. Hindsight: UFC Fight Nights Stockholm and Halifax in retrospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BloodyElbow

    ... way, had I been setting odds. I was pretty high on Alexander Yakovlev, and it's hard to fault him for a loss to Demian Maia .

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  8. Rory MacDonald makes case for title shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Rory MacDonald cools off after defeating Demian Maia during UFC 170 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Feb. 22, 2014. Rory MacDonald, left, hits Demian Maia during UFC 170 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Feb. 22, 2014.

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  9. Rory (Ares) MacDonald wins big, now he waits for his UFC title shotRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... "I was really flowing out there." As he did in previous 2014 wins over Tyron (The Chosen One) Woodley and Demian Maia, MacDonald negated his opponent's skills. Saffiedine, a dangerous fighter, did not look threatening. "Man, I don't really have an ...

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  10. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 54Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | BleacherReport

    ... a constant stream of top-ranked talent, including impressive performances in his two most recent victories over Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley. That caliber of success put the British Columbia native within striking distance of a title shot, but he ...

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  11. Rory MacDonald has no preference on whether he fights Johny Hendricks or Robbie LawlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | MMAFighting.com

    ... which has helped put him into his current position. "I got to experience fighting some really good guys, like Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley who are top guys in the division. It was on a big stage, those fights," he said. "It gives me experience with ...

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  12. UFC Halifax Live Results: MacDonald vs. SaffiedineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Cage Pages

    ... solidify his case for the next UFC welterweight title shot. The Canadian is coming off back to back wins over Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley. MacDonald has lost just one fight in his last eightto the current number one contender, Robbie Lawler. #9 ...

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  13. UFC Stockholm Prelims Results: Cedenblad, Musoke, Siver, Pendred Included in Victorious FightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Cage Pages

    ... a closely contested fight against Alexander Yakovlev (21-6-1), who is now 0-2 in the UFC including his loss to Demian Maia. The taller Musoke used his leverage and height in the clinch against Yakovlev, controlling him against the fence and able to ...

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  14. Halifax's UFC fight night is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... and will enter as a sizable underdog. MacDonald has won consecutive unanimous decisions over Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia after a split-decision loss to Robbie Lawler. His last five fights have gone the distance. It will be a late night, or early ...

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  15. UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story staff picks and predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | BloodyElbow

    ... tendency to give up position, offer no offense when in his opponent's guard, and the fact that he's the only guy Demian Maia has submitted in the past 5 years. It's a stern test for Nelson, who needs to show he can beat /not look terrible against a ...

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  16. UFC Full Fight Video Flashback: Rory MacDonald vs. Demian MaiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | MMA Weekly

    Looking to bounce back from a loss, top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald stayed focused on his opponent, Demian Maia, at UFC 170.

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  17. UFC Fight Night 53 and 54: The 5 Best Fights for This Weekend's DoubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | BleacherReport

    ... of the Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler rematch that takes place in December. He has two consecutive wins over Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley and has just two career losses. Unless Georges St-Pierre decides to return and challenge the winner - ...

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  18. UFC Fight Night 53 fight card: Gunnar Nelson vs Rick Story fight previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | MMA Mania

    ... full 25 minutes, but it would be easier for Nelson to force an early submission. Nelson should look to replicate Demian Maia's performance over Story. Maia went out aggressively and immediately looked for Story's back. After securing the position, ...

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  19. UFC Full Videos: Watch Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu Lim, Rory...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | BloodyElbow

    The UFC heads to both Stockholm, Sweden and Halifax, Canada this weekend, and with these two upcoming cards, Zuffa has released 4 full fight vidoes for free to preview the headliners. Check out the clip above which features Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu Lim, Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia, Gunnar Nelson vs. Damaques Johnson and Rick Story vs. Brian Foster.

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  20. The 7 Biggest UFC Busts of All Time: 2014 EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Cage Potato

    ... name (if for the wrong reasonzzzzz), and held recent wins over top welterweight contenders in Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia . The problem was, Shields was never what Dana White would a call a "needle mover" (unlike your Conor McGregor s and Royston ...

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