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Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012

Rick Story Says Bout With Demian Maia Set For UFC 153

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By FCF Staff

The line-up for the UFCs upcoming October 13th event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, continues to fill up, as Rick Story has announced that hes fighting Demian Maia at the event.

The Brave Legion welterweight reported the match-up via his official Twitter account by posting Im fighting Demian Maia in Rio!

The UFC has not made any official announcement regarding the fight.

Story (14-5) recently returned to the winners column by working his way to a unanimous decision win over Brock Jardine in June, after dropping back-to-back bouts to Martin Kampmann and Charlie Brenneman.

Maia (16-4) is coming off a stoppage win in his welterweight debut, when opponent Dong Hyun Kim injured his ribs after the decorated grappler took him to the mat. The former middleweight is 3-2 in his last 5 bouts.

UFC 153 will be hosted by Rios HSBC Arena and will feature featherweight champion Jose Aldo taking on Erik Koch in the main event.

 

 

posted by FCF Staff @ 7:01 pm
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