Maia: My experience will make the difference
At UFC 170 welterweights Demian Maia and Rory MacDonald will face off in a pivotal match, as both are coming off losses and both are in a must-win situation to stay relevant in the title picture. Maia believes that it his experience that will give him the win in this fight:
“He has a good jiu-jitsu,” he said. “That’s not his strongest weapon, but he’s the typical modern fighter. He knows how to do everything. He has a good jiu-jitsu and muay Thai, and good wrestling. He’s the new generation.
“He’s an excellent athlete. He has many things to prove and I’m happy to fight him. I know that a win over him brings great rewards. I’m fighting for a long time, not only in MMA but also jiu-jitsu, so I expect that my experience will make the difference in this fight.”