Maia vs. Koscheck expected for August at UFC 163

by Ariel Helwani
May 1, 2013

Demian Maia is a perfect three for three since dropping down to the welterweight division, including his latest a dominating win over Jon Fitch. Generally the UFC tends to match fighters coming off wins with other fighters coming off wins, but not so the case for Maia who is expected to face veteran Josh Koscheck.  The former TUF alumin is coming off a two bout skid and may be matched up with Maia to test the Brazilian against another former one contender and recognizable star:

A welterweight fight is about to be added to UFC 163.

Demian Maia vs. Josh Koschech is slated to take place on the Aug. 3 card, MMAFighting.com confirmed with sources close to the fight after Brazilian Web site News MMA first reported it earlier this week. The UFC has yet to officially announced the 170-pound fight.

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