Demian Maia 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Demian Maia is one of the best fighters in the UFC welterweight division. The Brazilian fighter, who has been fighting professionally since 2001, has competed in a wide variety of promotions. As of May 2021, he sits at #9 in UFC welterweight rankings.
Demian Maia: UFC Career
Maia made his UFC debut in the year 2007. At UFC 77, he beat Ryan Jensen via rear-naked choke submission. Later, he defeated notable names like Jorge Masvidal, Ben Askren, Charles Condit, Gunnar Nelson, Matt Brown, Neil Magny, and Rick Story.
Demian Maia: Fighting Style
The Brazilian fighter is a BJJ expert, and that is reflected in his numbers as a fighter. He has claimed half of his wins by tapping out his opponents. Only three of his 28 career wins have come via T/KO. Interestingly, he has never secured a clean KO in over two decades as a fighter.
Demian Maia: Achievements
Maia holds a stellar MMA record of 28-10-0. He is a 4th-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Apart from that, the fighter has won two Fight of the Night, two Performance of the Night, and four Submission of the Night bonuses in the UFC. Furthermore, in 2014, for his war against Rory MacDonald, he won the MMAJunkie fight of the month award. He also won the 2015 Comeback Fighter of the Year by Sherdog.
Demian Maia: Net Worth and Salary 2021
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|Residence||Santana de Parnaiba, Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Active Win Streak||0|
|Net Worth||$2.8 million|
|Marital Status/Partner Name||Married/Renata Maia|