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Demian Maia Hopes to Fight at ‘UFC: Rio’ in Brazil on Aug. 27

Demian MaiaDemian Maia ended 2010 on a high note with back-to-back wins over Mario Miranda and Kendall Grove and is now the latest Brazilian to campaign for a spot on the UFC’s return to his home country, as the middleweight contender recently told Tatame he hopes to fight at “UFC: Rio” on Aug. 27:

“I’m waiting… I’d like to fight in Brazil in August, it’s what I want the most, but there’s nothing confirmed. My manager is talking to the guys there,”Maia said. “I can’t say much, I’ve fought MMA few times in Brazil and for me it’d be, like the Americans say, priceless.”

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