According to the Brazilian news magazine Tatame, Damian Maia (8-0) will face Nate “The Rock” Quarry (10-2) at UFC 91 on Nov. 15th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
Maia, 3-0, has been tearing through the UFC middleweight division, defeating tough fighters like – Ed Herman, Jason MacDonald and Ryan Jensen.
Since becoming a highlight reel for Rich Franklin, Nate Quarry is on a two fight winning streak, defeating Pete Sell at Fight Night 11 and Kalib Starnes at UFC 83 “Serra vs. St-Pierre 2”.
“I didn’t study his fights yet, I’ll receive a DVD with his fights, but I only watch my opponents’ fights when the fight gets closer. I’m training a lot my stand up game like for the last fight, but every time I can I do some BJJ trainings”, said the black belt, that helped Frank Mir to coach his team at The Ultimate Fighter 8. “I helped him there in June and the show debut yesterday. I’m his BJJ coach. As I couldn’t get there in the beginning, and asked them to call Robert (Drysdale) and then I went there to help Frank Mir’s team”, said Demian, that enjoyed the new experience. “It was very cool, different… I never did nothing like that before, it’s interesting”
UFC 91 is in line to be the biggest UFC PPV in history. The card is headlined by the return of Randy “The Natural” Couture taking on WWE superstar Brock Lesnar.
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