UFC 148 Result: Demian Maia Quickly Disposes of Dong Hyun Kim

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 7th, 2012

UFC Demian Maia

A welterweight affair between Demian Maia (Pictured) and Dong Hyun Kim was the third bout to air in Saturday’s “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” pay-per-view broadcast.

After watching the card’s first six fights uneventfully go the distance, the last two scraps have ended in under a minute.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by the highly-anticipated rematch between middleweight king Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen.

Betting Line:

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Demian Maia +125
Dong Hyun Kim -155

Here is the play-by-play from Maia vs. Kim:


Maia immediately gets a hold of Kim and jumps on his back. The Brazilian slams him to the ground and lands in full mount. Maia unloads some punches, but the fight was called before then. It appeared Kim may have broken a rib on the takedown.

Official Result:

Demian Maia Defeated Dong Hyun Kim via TKO (Injury) at :47 in the 1stRound

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