2014 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia – full fight Video UFC 170

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-22, close and tough fight with some nice exchanges and a good work on the ground (in the first part): Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night). Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-2-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world, he is a black belt in brazilian jiu-jitsu and last year he fought twice: he beated Jake Ellenberger in July (=Ellenberger vs MacDonald) but then he lost to Robbie Lawler in November (=MacDonald vs Lawler).
His opponent, the 36-year-old Demian Maia (12 more than MacDonald), has an official record of 18-5-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class (actually the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). Like MacDonald, Maia is also a black belt in bjj and he fought twice in 2013: winning the first bout against Jon Fitch (=Fitch vs Maia) and then losing to Jake Shields (=Maia vs Shields). MacDonald vs Maia is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann – UFC 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!

 

 

Event: UFC 170: Rousey vs Mcmann

Date: 2014-02-22

Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Rory MacDonald def. Demian Maia (unanimous decision, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

UFC 170 fight card (main card):
Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann
Daniel Cormier vs Patrick Cummins
Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia
Mike Pyle vs TJ Waldburger
Robert Whittaker vs Stephen Thompson

MacDonald’s previous fight: Rory MacDonald vs Robbie Lawler

Maia’s previous fight: Demian Maia vs Jake Shields

Maia’s next fight: Demian Maia vs Alexander Yakovlev

MacDonald’s next fight: Rory MacDonald vs Tyron Woodley

Video:
Official video

(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on BT Sport’s official Youtube channel)

Alternative highlights video