It's the grapplers' time to shine
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its sixth trip to Brazil this year with a Welterweight match pitting Demian Maia and Jake Shields opposite one another. The card will be the promotion's fourth for Fox Sports 1.
When and where?
In the UFC Fight Night 29 main event, which tops off a great card on free television from the Ginásio José Corrêa in Barueri, Brazil.
Both Maia and Shields have had success since dropping down to the welterweight division. Maia has gone 3-0 since making the cut and is currently ranked #4 on the official UFC media rankings while Shields was able to score a decision victory over top prospect Tyron Woodley this pat June in his first fight since returning to 170 pounds.
The main card also features a welterweight tilt between Erick Silva and Dong Hyun Kim, a Featherweight bout between Rony Jason and Jeremy Stephens as well as a Light Heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) match-up between Thiago Silva and Matt Hamill.