Rashad Evans vs Daniel Cormier Headlines UFC 170; Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia Added

Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans

  • 19-3-1 MMA / 14-3-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Dan Henderson, Chael Sonnen, Phil Davis

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier

  • 13-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record
  • 13 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Frank Mir, Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett

Rory MacDonald

Rory MacDonald

  • 15-2 MMA / 6-2 UFC Record
  • Won 5 of Last 6 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Nate Diaz, Jake Ellenberger, BJ Penn

Demian Maia

Demian Maia

  • 18-5 MMA / 9-5 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jorge Santiago, Dong Hyun Kim, Jon Fitch


UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center


Rashad Evans looked to be back in championship form at UFC 167, stopping Chael Sonnen in the first round via TKO. The win was his second victory in a row, following his upset loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in February. Evans got back on the winning track at UFC 161 when he earned a split decision win over Dan Henderson.

Former Olympic medalist, Daniel Cormier drops to the light heavyweight division for the first time after beginning his career a perfect 13-0 in the heavyweight division. He’s now 2-0 in the UFC since his transfer from Strikeforce, earning back-to-back decision wins over Frank Mir and Roy Nelson.

Rory MacDonald had a five-fight win streak come to an end at UFC 167, losing a split decision to Robbie Lawler. After losing his UFC debut to Carlos Condit back in June of 2010, MacDonald rattled off five-straight victories, including notable wins over Nate Diaz, BJ Penn, and Jake Ellenberger.

Demian Maia suffered his first loss as a welterweight against Jake Shields at UFC Fight Night 29, winding up on the losing side of a split decision. Maia dropped to the 170-pound division in July of last year and put his name in title contention, following three-straight wins over Dong Hyun Kim, Rick Story, and Jon Fitch.

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