1. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: What We Learned from Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields

    In the world of mixed martial arts, there are few things more irritating than a pair of seasoned grapplers electing to partake in a mediocre kickboxing contest...

    Artem Moshkovich Written by Artem Moshkovich about 10 months ago 18,062 reads 43 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 4 Memorable Moments from Barueri

    UFC Fight Night 29 hit Fox Sports 1 on Wednesday from Barueri , Brazil, and the UFC delivered another event full of exciting action. Demian Maia and Jake Shields gave a couple of exciting rounds of grappling before tiring out...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 2,222 reads 7 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Dong Hyun Kim vs. Erick Silva

    Following an otherwise lackluster start to the main card of UFC Fight Night 29 , welterweight contenders Erick Silva and Dong Hyun Kim put on an incredible fight with an ending that was as dramatic as they come...

    Nate Lawson Written by Nate Lawson about 10 months ago 18,777 reads 35 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Matt Hamill vs. Thiago Silva

    UFC Fight Night 29 continued its underrated parade of tilts with a light heavyweight bout between perennial contender Thiago Silva and veteran wrestler Matt Hamill...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 10 months ago 11,192 reads 55 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 29 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Streaming from Brazil

    Demian Maia has been on a roll since moving to the welterweight division. At UFC Fight Night 29 , in front of his home fans in Brazil, Maia will try to take one step closer to a shot at the 170-pound championship...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 1,149 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Joey Beltran vs. Fabio Maldonado

    UFC Fight Night 29 featured welterweight grappling artists Demian Maia and Jake Shields in the night's main event, but two slug-first, defend-later light heavyweights squared off in the night's most high-octane contest...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 10 months ago 3,594 reads 8 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce

    UFC welterweight Rousimar Palhares earned a convincing win over Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29 , and he did so with his signature submission...

    Nate Lawson Written by Nate Lawson about 10 months ago 13,036 reads 50 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw

    Kicking things off at Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields was a great bantamweight matchup between two guys who were just on the fringe of title contention coming in. Raphael Assuncao and T...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 10 months ago 3,164 reads 11 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 29 Live Results: Play-by-Play and Highlights of Maia vs. Shields

    Demian Maia was a relatively big favorite in his home country of Brazil but Jake Shields came in and silenced the crowd. And in the process, thwarted any talk of Maia getting a title shot against Georges St-Pierre...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 16,027 reads 71 comments

  10. Maia vs. Shields: Breaking Down Battle of Elite Grapplers

    The skills of Demian Maia and Jake Shields are underappreciated . In a sense, their grappling and submission mastery are like instrumental jazz music; you either get it or you don’t...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 months ago 2,542 reads 23 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 29: Fighters Who Need to Prove They Aren't Overrated

    Rousimar Palhares has a lot to prove. He had a good reputation when he first arrived in the UFC in 2008. He won his debut and lost a decision to Dan Henderson in his second fight...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 months ago 1,198 reads 2 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 29: Demian Maia Should Get a Title Shot If He Wins

    Demian Maia enters Wednesday night's main event at UFC Fight Night 29 looking for a win over Jake Shields. If he comes out victorious, Maia should be next in line for a crack at the 170-pound strap...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 3,024 reads 33 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 29: If Jake Shields Plays Demian Maia's Game, He'll Regret It

    While few UFC welterweights can match the grappling prowess of Jake Shields , no 170-pounder has managed to contest the avant -garde ground fighting chops of the surging Demian Maia...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 10 months ago 2,715 reads 15 comments

  14. The Eye Poke: The Oldest Trick in the Book

    Wednesday night, Jake Shields will meet fellow grappler Demian Maia in the main event of UFC Fight Night 29 . Shields, while an excellent ground fighter, is still struggling to live down his embarrassing performance against Georges St...

    Jack Slack Written by Jack Slack about 10 months ago 21,924 reads 78 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields Live Streaming Weigh-in Video

    Demian Maia has quickly become a contender in the welterweight division. At UFC Fight Night 29 , the Brazilian will look to take one step closer to his second UFC title shot by beating Jake Shields in his home country...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 3,301 reads 10 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 29: Predicting the Fight Night Bonuses

    Although the consensus of the fans is that they are not excited, UFC Fight Night 29 has the potential for some great fights. When you have a bunch of up-and-coming guys competing for future main card slots, they tend to bring the fight...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 10 months ago 1,532 reads 7 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 29: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    The UFC will return to action on Wednesday, when Demian Maia will welcome Jake Shields to Brazil in the UFC Fight Night 29 main event. Maia has been on a roll since moving to the welterweight division...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 17,545 reads 28 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    Appropriately, grappling will take center stage in the main event of UFC Fight Night 29 in Barueri, Brazil on Wednesday. The country’s grappling techniques and prowess have shaped the sport of MMA as much as any other trait or discipline...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 months ago 664 reads 1 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 29 Weigh-in Live Blog for Maia vs. Shields Card

    UFC Fight Night 29 hails from Brazil, and a significant welterweight scrap will serve as the event's main event. No. 4-ranked Demian Maia will take on Jake Shields ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 13,269 reads 19 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 29: With a Win, Demian Maia Should Receive Shot at GSP

    I vividly remember Demian Maia 's UFC debut back in October 2007. It was UFC 77, and the one enduring memory I'll carry from that night—aside from Anderson Silva face-blasting ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 7,210 reads 83 comments

  21. Dropping Knowledge: Chael Sonnen Breaks Down Fight Night 29

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 8,770 reads 18 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 29: Preliminary Card Predictions

    It's seemed like an eternity, but the UFC returns with their 29th installment of the "Fight Night" series on Wednesday...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 10 months ago 4,672 reads 10 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 29: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    While Brazil has become one of the UFC's biggest markets, fight cards in the South American country have still largely been comprised of competitors headed in the wrong direction. Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 29 is one of those fight cards...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 7,078 reads 10 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 29: Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Demian Maia will look to improve to 4-0 in the UFC welterweight division Wednesday, when he meets former 170-pound title challenger Jake Shields...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 3,201 reads 11 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 29: Demian Maia and the Great Welterweight Redemption

    At some point in their journey, every fighter dreams of becoming a champion. When the pursuit of such things begin, that lofty goal is set somewhere in the far-off distance as the process of rubber meeting road gets underway...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 8,879 reads 25 comments