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US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Maia vs Muhammad?
Demian Maia will face Belal Muhammad, during the main card of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 in the United States.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Maia vs Muhammad stats
Demian Maia steps into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Belal Muhammad will make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Muhammad has advantage in power over Maia, with a 22% knock out percentage over Maia's 11%.
Demian Maia is the older man by 11 years, at 43 years old.
Maia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Muhammad. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Maia is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 10 years and 10 months earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 32 more professional rounds, 93 to Muhammad's 61.
Maia vs Muhammad form
Demian Maia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gilbert Burns on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had beat Ben Askren on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Rocco Martin on 29th June 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.
Before that, he had beat Lyman Good on 2nd February 2019 by majority decision in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
He had been beaten by Kamaru Usman on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Maia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Muhammad's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.7 rounds on average.