UFC 153: Demian Maia vs. Rick Story, Head to Toe Breakdown

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UFC 153: Demian Maia vs. Rick Story, Head to Toe Breakdown
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Demian Maia (16-4) and Rick Story (14-5) meet in the opening bout of the UFC 153 pay-per-view telecast.

The two talented welterweights meet in a bout where the winner will certainly be talked about in the rankings.

The fight will be Maia's second in the welterweight division. His first was a quick affair with Dong Hyun Kim that resulted in a TKO victory due to an injury.

Story returns to the Octagon after defeating Brock Jardine via decision at UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida.

The fight offers an intriguing stylistic match-up: Story's power and wrestling versus Maia's technique and jiu-jitsu.

This is how the two welterweights stack up against each other:

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