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Jake Shields-Demian Maia On For UFC Fight Night 29

Welterweights Jake Shields and Demian Maia have been linked for several weeks to a fight later this year. Now, they have a date and location.

The two will compete in October at UFC Fight Night 29. The card is slated for Brazil, though, no exact arena has been named.

Shields (28-6-1) is coming off a win over Tyron Woodley in his return to welterweight after a one-fight run at middleweight.

Maia (18-4) has won all three of his 170-pound fights since moving down from middleweight, including wins over Jon Fitch and Rick Story. confirmed the date for the bout, which was previously announced.