Catching Up with Demian Maia

Sep 11, 2021

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After 33 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (22 wins, 11 losses) and two title shots in two divisions -- against Anderson Silva at middleweight and Tyron Woodley at welterweight -- Demian Maia is now a free agent.

In this exclusive interview with Sherdog’s Marcelo Alonso, the 43-year-old shared a funny anecdote about Chael Sonnen inviting him to compete at Submission Underground and multiple book projects he’s currently working on.

Additionally, Maia admitted he hasn’t closed the mixed martial arts chapter of his life. Also, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu icon breaks down who the greatest current ground artists are.


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