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

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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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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