The black belt in Bjj and 2007 ADCC champion Demian Maia entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-7-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world but he comes off the loss against current #1 Ufc Ww champion Tyron Woodley (=Woodley vs Maia). Before this fight he has beat Carlos Condit (=Maia vs Condit) and Jorge Masvidal (=Maia vs Masvidal).
His opponent, Colby Covington, has a record of 12-1-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Warlley Alves in 2015, since then he has won four bouts defeating Bryan Barberena and Dong Hyun Kim in his last two (=Kim vs Covington). Covington vs Maia is on the undercard of Derek Brunson vs Lyoto Machida – UFC Fight Night 119. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 119: Brunson vs. Machida
Where: Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 119 fight card (main fights):
Derek Brunson vs Lyoto Machida
Demian Maia vs Colby Covington
Pedro Munhoz vs Rob Font
Jim Miller vs Francisco Trinaldo
Thiago Santos vs Jack Hermansson
John Lineker vs Marlon Vera
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Jarred Brooks
Maia’s previous fight: Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia
Covington’s previous fight: Dong Hyun Kim vs Colby Covington
Maia’s next fight: Demian Maia vs Kamaru Usman
Covington’s next fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Colby Covington
Maia vs Covington Fight Video:
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