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Maia vs. Shields main event

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FOX Sports E. Spencer Kyte
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On the eve of UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields, the UFC on FOX broadcast team breaks down the main event matchup between welterweight submission specialists Demian Maia and Jake Shields.

Watch as current light heavyweight contender (and former Maia opponent) Chael Sonnen and the recently retired Brian Stann share their insights on the standout grapplers, who have a combined 19 submission wins to between them. UFC President Dana White also joins in on breaking down the final fight on Wednesday’s 10-fight lineup from Barueri, Brazil.

Here’s a final look at the fight card:

Demian Maia (18-4) vs. Jake Shields (28-6-1, 1 NC)
Erick Silva (15-3) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (17-2-1, 1 NC)
Thiago Silva (15-3, 2 NC) vs. Matt Hamill (11-4)
Fabio Maldonado (19-6) vs. Joey Beltran (14-8, 1 NC)
Mike Pierce (17-5) vs. Rousimar Palhares (14-5)
T.J. Dillashaw (8-1) vs. Raphael Assuncao (20-4)


Idelmar Alcantara (19-5) vs. Igor Araujo (23-6)
Yan Cabral (10-0) vs. David Mitchell (12-3)
Chris Cariaso (14-5) vs. Iliarde Santos (27-8-1)
Alan Patrick (10-0) vs. Garett Whiteley (7-0)

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields airs in its entirety on FOX Sports 1, beginning four with preliminary card bouts at 5 p.m. ET, followed by six main card contests starting at 7 p.m. ET.

FOXSports.com will also bring you round-by-round coverage of the event, as well as coverage of the post-fight press conference.

As always, keep it locked on FoxSports.com for all your UFC news, analysis, and information.

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