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UFC On FOX 2 Results: Chris Weidman Split Decisions Demian Maia In Languid Affair

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The seventh fight of the night at UFC on Fox 2 airing on FOX is Demian Maia vs. Chris Weidman. This is a middleweight fight, meaning 185 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Herb Dean.

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ROUND 1 - Maia opens southpaw. Weidman is orthodox. Front kick from Weidman misses. Left hook nearly lands, but Maia slips on the ground. They're back up. Knee up the middle from Weidman. Weidman charges in, but eats a knee for his effort. Decent body kick from Maia. Nice left hand now from Maia. Weidman charges in and lands a left. Weidman throws a body kick that's partially blocked. The fighters trade leg kicks. Weidman gets the double after punching into the clinch. Maia able to stand.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-10.

ROUND 2 - Body lock takedown from Weidman into the side control. Maia whizzers hard and stands. Body kick from Maia is answered by a leg kick from Weidman. Weidman eats a short left from Maia. Inside leg kick now from Weidman. Maia reaches for a knee tap and gets nothing. Maia throws a body shot and an outside leg kick, but Weidman returns the favor. Weidman reaches for a double, but can't get it. Maia starting to unload more as Weidman slows down, but the American executes a body lock takedown.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Weidman.

ROUND 3 - Weidman clinches, but can't get the body lock. Fighters trade leg kicks. Weidman charges in and gets the double leg scoop, working now in Maia's guard. Maia uses butterfly hooks to stand. Maia gets his stakedown stuffed and Weidman can't follow up. Weidman stuffs Maia's takedown and tries to take the back, but let's him up instead. Both fighters are exhausted at this point and not able to do much. Three hard knees from Weidman manage to find the mark. Round ends without much action.

Official result: Chris Weidman defeats Demian Maia by split decision (29-28 Weidman, 29-28 Maia, 29-28 Chris Weidman)

UFC on FOX 2 results:

Chris Weidman defeats Demian Maia by split decision (29-28 Weidman, 29-28 Maia, 29-28 Chris Weidman)
Evan Dunham defeats Nik Lentz by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2.
Mike Russow
defeats Jon Olav Einemo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Cub Swanson defeats George Roop by TKO (strikes, referee stoppage) at 2:22 of round 2.
Charles Oliveira defeats Eric Wisely by submission (calf slicer) at 1:43 of round 1.
Michael Johnson
defeats Shane Roller by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Lavar Johnson defeats Joey Beltran by KO (strikes, referee stoppage) at 4:24 of round 1.
Chris Camozzi defeats Dustin Jacoby by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:08 of round 3.