UFC 83: Ed Herman vs. Damian Maia

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Updated: January 18, 2008
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According to a recent interview with GracieMag, undefeated Damian Maia (6-0) will take on TUF veteran Ed “Short Fuse” Herman on March 8 at UFC 83.

“I got back to Sao Paulo today; I was vacationing in California with my wife, where I also shot some Jiu-Jitsu dvds. I’ll be back at the UFC on March 8th to fight Ed Herman, who I don’t know, but my manager brought me a tape with some of his fights to analyze, but I haven’t had time to watch yet.”

Maia a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist is coming off a submission win over Ryan Jensen at UFC 77 Hostile Territory. Maia is also the current Abu Dahbi Combat Club (ADCC) champion at 87Kg.

Ed Herman is on a three fight win streak, with his most recent win coming at UFC 78, when he knocked out Joe Doerksen early in the third round.

4 Comments

  1. roy

    January 18, 2008 at 2:22 am

    i am not sold on herman yet i feel he losts some fights he should have won maybe he is not mentally prepared all the time.

  2. tom

    January 18, 2008 at 8:47 am

    i think ed has grown up and he looked great in his last fight..

  3. dane drebin

    January 18, 2008 at 9:52 am

    ed looked like a terminator in his last fight. he looked the best ive ever seen of him not only in beating that guy who beat him before but just his physical appearance all around. i hope he beats this dude but maia seems pretty good himself should be a good fight

  4. dane drebin

    January 18, 2008 at 9:53 am

    might be a bad matchup for ed tho cuz he seems to have a weakness for subs i.e. macdonald and him almsot getting subbed if it werent for the bell last fight

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