A former number one contender at middleweight, Maia is dropping to welterweight after going 1-2 in his last three fights. Maia is hoping to finally enjoy a weight advantage at welterweight after enjoying a disadvantage for most of his career at middleweight.
Kim picked up a win against Sean Pierson after a devastating KO at the hands of UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. The loss (officially) was the first of his career.
UFC 148 takes place July 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.