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UFC 109: Demian Maia Vs. Dan Miller

Demian Maia vs. Dan Miller

Round 1: Round 1 underway, the fighters touch gloves. Maia keeping his hands up. They exchange right away. It’s even on the feet so far. Maia goes for the takedown, they clinch against the cage. Maia throws a high kick. Maia kicks, goes for the takedown and get it. Miller gets right back up. Low blow by Maia. They resume action. Miller with a nice right. Maia with a foot sweep, Miller gets right back up again. Round ends. scores the round 10-9 for Demian Maia.

Round 2: The fighters exchange right away. Very close fight so far. Demian Maia with sharp counter punches. Maia with a big left hook. Maia dictating the pace but Miller is very much in the fight. Miller lands some leg kicks. Miller misses with a push kick. The crowd is getting restless. Round ends with boos. scores the round 10-9 for Demian Maia.

Chuck Liddell is shown in the crowd.

Round 3: They touch gloves again. Maia gets Miller against the cage. They separate. Maia gets clipped. He recovers and gets a takedown. Miller trying to get up. Maia peppers Miller with short punches. Maia struggling to hold Miller down, Miller uses the cage to get up. Maia shoots in, Miller sprawls. Maia gets Miller down again. Maia bleeding from a cut over the left eye. Maia in Miller’s guard. Maia trying to pass guard, Miller defending. Ref warning fighters to get busy. Miller shutting down Maia’s top game. Miller goes for a triangle. Maia gets out, throws punches from the top. Back in guard. Goes the distance. scores the round 10-9 for Maia.

Demian Maia defeated Dan Miller via unanimous decision (scores of 30-27, 29-28, 29-28).