Completed Bout

Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia

Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

mmaweekly.com Rory "Ares" MacDonald
mmaweekly.com Demian Maia

MacDonald
Decision
Round 3

15-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   18-5-0
-300 | Moderate Favorite   Betting Odds   +240 | Moderate Underdog
Canada   Nationality   Brazil
Montreal, Quebec   Fighting out of   Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24   Age at Fight   36
171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'1" (185cm)
76.5" (194cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Tristar Gym   Gym   Wand Fight Team
UFC 170
  • Bout Information
  • Date: Saturday 02.22.2014 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Yves Lavigne
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 9 of 11)
  • Weight: Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • MacDonald Total Disclosed Pay: $150,000
  • Maia Total Disclosed Pay: $114,000

MacDonald vs. Maia Wiki Update Wiki

After two lackluster fights in a row Rory MacDonald is set to take on 2007 Abu Dhabi Champion Demian Maia who was recently defeated by Jake Shields. With both fighters currently ranked inside the top ten-the fight is important for both fighters in the climb for the title picture.
    

Last updated 02.10.2014, 11:26 AM ET
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MacDonald vs. Maia Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1602  
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Maia
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MacDonald
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Videos & Highlights

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    Watch the official Countdown segment for Demian Maia vs. Rory MacDonald.

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