BJJ master Demian Maia announced on his official website, that he will be taking on Nate Marquardt at UFC 102 on August 29 from the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, OR.
*****Confirmed the next opponent for Demian Maia, unbeaten in 11 fights in MMA – UFC 102 – August 29 Portland, OREGON: Demian Maia vs Nate Marquardt*****
Maia (11-0, 5-0 In the UFC) recently submitted Chael Sonnen in the first round at UFC 95.
Marquardt (28-8-2) also had a impressive showing at UFC 95, taking out Wilson Gouveia by TKO in the third round.
Winner of this fight will be the top contender in the UFC middleweight division and will likely be in line for a title shot with Anderson Silva after his bout with Forrest Griffin at UFC 101.