Brazilian, Demian Maia wants a piece of the Rio de Janeiro event in August

Former UFC middleweight title contender, Demian Maia recently revealed that he’d love to fight on the upcoming card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil when the promotion touches down for a historic card in August.

Maia, speaking via Tatame Magazine, said:

“I’m waiting… I’d like to fight in Brazil in August, it’s what I want the most, but there’s nothing confirmed. My manager is talking to the guys there. I can’t say much, I’ve fought MMA few times in Brazil and for me it’d be, like the Americans say, priceless. Everybody wants me to fight, but the division is a little bit messed up, the matchmaking, but I can’t complain. I’ve fought four times last year and the most important thing is not to lose the rhythm. I won’t lack fights. UFC has 260 athletes after its fusion with WEC, so it’ll be crazy to match these fights to fill all cards.”

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