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Burns: Beating Maia is a ‘hard job with big reward’

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Gilbert Burns expects a hard fight against fellow black belt Demian Maia. Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Gilbert Burns knows how high the stakes …read more

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Gilbert Burns says Demian Maia didn’t want to take fight, believes win puts career on ‘another level’

Gilbert Burns got his wish as he will indeed fight Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC Brasilia. Yet, the fight almost didn’t come to fruition.
Burns, who is now …read more

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Demian Maia vs. Gilbert Burns Targeted for UFC Brasilia on March 14

A welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns is in the works for UFC Brasilia on March 14. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Maia Vs. Burns Targeted For UFC Brasilia Co-Headliner

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An enticing co-main event between top welterweight grapplers Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns is currently in the works for UFC Fight …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Demian Maia vs. Gilbert Burns targeted for UFC Brasilia

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Submission experts Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns are expected to clash this spring.
The welterweights are targeted to meet at UFC Brasilia on March 14, …read more

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Demian Maia vs. Gilbert Burns Reported for UFC Brasilia in March

A grappler’s delight is headed to UFC Brasilia (UFC Fight Night 170), with Demian Maia facing Gilbert Burns in March, as reported by UFC Combate on Saturday. Two of Brazilians …read more

Source:: MMANews

Off Guard: Gilbert Burns eyes Demian Maia showdown in Brasilia

LAS VEGAS – Brazilian UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has had to sit tight and wait, but he believes his dream fight could be just around the corner.
Burns (17-3, 10-3 UFC) …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Colby Covington Claims ‘Filthy Animals’ Rant in Brazil Saved UFC Career

According to Colby Covington, he wasn’t even on the UFC’s radar heading into his showdown with Demian Maia in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 28, 2017. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

How Colby Covington's infamous 'filthy animals' speech in Brazil saved his UFC career

Colby Covington almost saw his UFC career come to an end, and he knew he had to do something about it.
Going into his co-main event vs. Demian Maia in October …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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Colby Covington claims UFC was going to release him before he cut ‘filthy animals’ promo in Brazil

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington claims the UFC was planning on releasing him before he cut his famous ‘filthy animals’ promo in Brazil.
In October 2017, Covington fought Demian Maia in …read more

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