UFC 194 Lineup Gets Even Stronger With Demian Maia vs. Gunnar Nelson

Written by Tom Ngo
September 4th, 2015

UFC Demian Maia

The UFC is certainly doing its best to make sure every available MMA fan hits Las Vegas on December 12. On Friday, it was announced welterweights Demian Maia (pictured) and Gunnar Nelson will fight at UFC 194.

Maia has bounced back from two straight losses by rattling off three consecutive wins. The 37-year-old jiu jitsu specialist is fresh off last months submission over Neil Magny at UFC 190.

Nelson rebounded from the lone blemish on his professional resume by tapping out Brandon Thatch in July.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada serves as host.

Here is the card’s updated lineup:

ohn Makdessi vs. Yancy Medeiros

Court McGee vs. Marcio Alexandre Jr.

Michelle Waterson vs. Tecia Torres

Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz

Demian Maia vs. Gunnar Nelson

Max Holloway vs. Jeremy Stephens

Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman (UFC middleweight champion)

Conor McGregor (UFC interim featherweight champion) vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)

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