Maia vs Belcher rumored for UFN 22Posted on July 1, 2010, 07:28 PM by wylote
The UFC has been rumoring a bout between Alan "The Talent" Belcher and BJJ black belt Damian Maia. This fight id currently in question to headline Ultimate Fight Night 22 free on Spike TV. This is a broad matchup between an experienced striker in Alan Belcher and a ground fighter in Maia.
Maia is coming off an embarrassing loss to current Middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Alan Belcher on the other hand is coming off an impressive submission win against heavy Canadian striker Patrick Cote. If he wins against Maia he will more than likely enter the title picture.
The must-see rematch between "The World's Toughest Vegan" (Joe Rogan) Mac Danzig and "Handsome" Matt Wiman is also expected to take place on the card. After a controversial loss in the first bout, Wiman was granted the submission win. The two were both begging for the rematch, and of course, after the first fight's horrible ending, it has to happen.
Other fights rumored for the card are: Jim Miller vs Gleison Tibau and Ross Pearson vs Cole Miller.