Jake Shields vs. Demian Maia Head-to-Toe Breakdown

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Jake Shields vs. Demian Maia Head-to-Toe Breakdown
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UFC Fight Night 29 is headlined by Jake Shields and Demian Maia. The October 9 bout will be fought in Maia's home country of Brazil.

Shields returned to welterweight with a split-decision win over rising prospect Tyron Woodley. Maia's welterweight run has led him to the No. 4 ranking in the division.

Without doubt, Maia's run has been dominant.

It all began with a quick injury TKO over Dong Hyun Kim. After that bout, he moved on to a quick submission win over Rick Story and a dominant decision against Jon Fitch. Maia has become a serious title contender in the welterweight division.

The October 9 tilt will have a lot of implications on the rankings, but before we get there, this is your head-to-toe breakdown of the welterweight matchup.

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