Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare @ UFN Rio

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  1. MMAddict21

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    Via Ian Bain on twitter

    Like this matchup. Demians on the decline and Ryans a great prospect. Can definitely see LaFlare decisioning him
     
  2. psyops

    psyops Banned Banned

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    Great fight. Maia may struggle with laflares athleticism and diverse striking . I don't think Maia has declined at all, he's just fighting good competition
     
  3. Dethrone1989

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    I like it. LaFlare is solid, but I have Maia here.
     
  4. cyrusthevyrus

    cyrusthevyrus Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Ryan LaFlare - the guy that cannot finish anyone in the UFC?
     
  5. PanikAnikPanik

    PanikAnikPanik Purple Belt

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    LaFlare by whatever he wants
     
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    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    LaFlare by decision, but I'd like to see him finally get a finish.
     
  7. Kumason

    Kumason MMA freak!

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    Really?You don't think he's shown a huge decline in cardio?Have you been watching his fights?


    As far as the fight it's interesting for sure,I think Maia wins in the first or Ryan by decision,probably the decision.
     
  8. GrAtI

    GrAtI Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    war Maia
     
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    Maia by submission.
     
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    Wow this card is shaping up.


    So far we have

    Faber/Assuncao
    Maia/LaFlare
    Silva/Saunders
    Thomson/Burns

    If Jacare/Romero gets added this card is stacked for a free card
     
  12. Necrocrawler

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    War Maia!
     
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    Would definitely be nice to see him finish Maia standing, but with a guy as tough as Maia I doubt it. He should dominate the stand up game however.
     
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    LaFlare is a very good prospect,with a win over Maia he could enter in the top 10
     
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    maia deserves a bigger name imo.
     
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    LaFlare is a beast. I see this playing out a lot like Rory vs. Maia.
     
  17. Sir RaldoBabalu

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    LaFlare is a lock
     
  18. forrestcries

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    I think I'll take Maia. I haven't been all that impressed by Laflare
     
  19. Handawg

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    He went from Mike Pierce, to Mike Pyle, to Bad Boy Yakovlvev. LaFlare is a more promising fighter than all three of those.
     
  20. Renzo Gracie NH

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    Good to see Maia back in there. I'll be rooting for him.
     

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