Maia vs. MacDonald at UFC 170 on Feb 22

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Friday night saw two significant fights announced. First, Rashad Evans said he was fighting Daniel Cormier on February 22 at UFC 170. Then it was announced that welterweights Demian Maia and Rory MacDonald would also be fighting on the same card.

Both fighters are coming off losses – Maia a split decision to Jake Shields, and MacDonald a Split Decision to Robbie Lawler. However, both had substantial win streaks before that – Maia three, and MacDonald five.

The only other fight announced for the last Vegas card is Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rustam Khabilov.