Demian Maia

UFC Signs Demian Maia

ADCC News is reporting that the UFC has dipped into the ADCC talent pool signing current ADCC U87Kg champion Demian Maia.

“I am so happy that I signed with U.F.C. This event was very influential in me pursuing a fighting career and Jiu-Jitsu. i already trained karate back in the days and watching Royce Gracie fighting in U.F.C. I inspired me to this career. I am thankful to the Fertitta Brothers, Dana White and Joe Silva for the opportunity and their confidence in me. I promise to give my all to the event and the pursuit of the belt, I want to thank the fans as well and all my students and friends especially Paulo Vasconcellos for their support.”

Demian Maia is a middleweight hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil who sports an unblemished MMA record of 5-0. Maia holds victories over the likes of Ryan Stout, Fabio Negao, and Gustavo Machado.

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