Demian Maia to Fight Nate Marquardt at UFC 102
The great matchups just keep coming and coming from the UFC. On Monday, the UFC announces Anderson Silva vs Forrest Griffin. On Tuesday, Thiago Silva vs Keith Jardine is signed. Today, Demian Maia has announced that he will face Nate Marquardt at UFC 102.
Maia has been quickly rising up the Middleweight ladder submitting five opponents on the way to the top. Marquardt has been dominant in the division as well. The Greg Jackson fighter has been just as dominant except for a loss to division champion Anderson Silva and a loss to Thales Leites after having a couple points deducted.
UFC 102 will be held in Portland, Oregon. Besides Maia and Marquardt fighting, Thiago Silva and Keith Jardine are also scheduled to be on the card. The main event is to be Randy Couture versus Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.