Kendall Grove Confirms Dec. 4th Bout with Demian Maia

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

By FCF Staff   Kendall Grove will soon begin preparing to face another of the UFC’s notable middleweights, as the Hawaiian fighter has confirmed that he’ll fight Demian Maia next, December 4th, at “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 12 Finale in Las Vegas. Grove made the announcement on his official Twitter account.

December 4 live on spike tuff 12 final grove vs maia
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I know he's one of da best that's y I took the fight I'm here to do it big and I know what da f--- I'm doing just enjoy da fight cause I wil
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Grove (12-7) has gone 3-2 in his last five fights, earning wins over Jason Day, Jake Rosholt and most recently Goran Reljic, who the former TUF competitor defeated by Split Decision at UFC 116. Grove's losses during that stretch came against Ricardo Almeida and Mark Munoz.

Maia (13-2) recently returned to the winning column, following his Unanimous Decision loss to champion Anderson Silva in April, dominating Mario Miranda for the UD win at UFC 118 on August 28th. The renowned jiu-jitsu practitioner has gone 7-2 in the Octagon, with Maia’s only other loss coming against Nate Marquardt.

The UFC has not officially announced the bout.