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Demian Maia Has a Nasty Shoulder Lock from Body Triangle

If there’s one thing that a lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes (be it in training or competition) are terrified of… It’s the Body Triangle. The situation when the opponent takes...

Demian Maia Demonstrates Best Rear Naked Choke Variation for MMA

The Rear Naked Choke is a true “king” of submissions. Applied from the back – the most dominant position – it leaves your opponents no options other than to tap out or go to...

Demian Maia’s Nutrition Advice: “This Is The Question I Ask Myself Every Time Before I Eat”

Changing your nutrition is not a simple thing. Sure, you want to eat better, but the diet you’re currently on… It’s tasty. It’s addictive. And neither you nor your body want...

Demian Maia Shares The Best Training Method For Improving in BJJ

There’s a lot of things that you could do to improve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… In fact, there is so many of them, that it’s easy to get lost. And that’s why it’s so...

Demian Maia Set for Grappling Match vs. UFC Welterweight Alex Oliveira

Demian Maia is one of the best grapplers to have ever walked the Earth, especially in the MMA scene. And now he’s returning back to competition, though not with a mixed martial arts fight....

Demian Maia: “Intermediate BJJ Students Need To Do These 4 Things”

It’s not easy to sustain progress on the mats once you become a more intermediate BJJ student. Rather, you now have to put in extra effort into your training, rather than just show up…...

Demian Maia: “Khabib Is The Best MMA Grappler Of All Time”

Demian Maia’s contract with the UFC came to an end last June, after his loss to Belal Muhammad. However, the 43 year-old BJJ black belt still trains with vigor; Maia puts in the work two times per...

Demian Maia Against Fights Involving Transgender Athletes in MMA: “I Think It’s Absurd”

On September 10, transgender MMA fighter Alana McLaughlin won her MMA debut against Celine Provost. She won in the second round by submitting Provost by a rear naked choke. McLaughlin, in her past,...

Demian Maia: “I Really Want To Compete In Jiu-Jitsu Soon”

After being defeated by Belal Muhammad last June, Demian Maia’s contract with the UFC came to an end. Dana White made it clear that this was the athlete’s last fight for the organization....