Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Diaz vs Maia?
Nate Diaz could potentially take on Demian Maia, in Autumn/Fall 2021.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Diaz vs Maia stats
Nate Diaz would step into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Demian Maia would make his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 14 by submission.
The stats suggest Diaz would have an advantage in power over Maia, with a 24% knock out percentage over Maia's 11%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have a slight advantage over Maia, with a 57% submission rate over Maia's 50%.
Nate Diaz is the younger man by 7 years, at 38 years old.
Maia has a height advantage of 1 inch over Diaz. Despite this, he has 4-inch reach advantage.
Diaz is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2004, 3 year and 1 month later than Maia, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 85 to Maia's 93.
Diaz vs Maia form
Demian Maia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Belal Muhammad at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Before that, he had won against Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.
He had beat Lyman Good at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Maia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Diaz vs Maia?
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