Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns to fight at UFC Fight Night 170

MMA
January 05, 01:21 pm
Mary Myers
Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns to fight at UFC Fight Night 170

Brazilian welterweights Demian Maia (28-9) and Gilbert Berns (17-3) have verbally agreed to fight at the UFC Fight Night 170 that’s going to take place in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 14.

Demian Maia, 42, is on a three-fight win streak. First, he submitted Lyman Good in the first rounds, then he passed Antony Rocco Martin by majority decision, and in his last fight he finished Ben Askren via technical submission in the third round.

Meanwhile, Gilbert Berns, 33, is on a four-fight win streak. In his last fight he went all the distance with Gunnar Nelson and won by unanimous decision.

UFC Fight Night 170 will also feture performances of such fighters as Johnny Walker, Nikita Krylov, Jussier Formiga, Paige VanZant, and others.