Watch Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal’s Close Split-Decision — Highlights

On Saturday, at UFC 211, welterweight prospects Demian Maia and Jorge Masvidal fought in a back-and-forth battle to determine who would get the next welterweight title shot.

In the end, Maia ended up walking away with a split-decision win over Masvidal.

Masvidal picked Maia apart with his striking and accumulated a lot of damage to the Brazilian. However, two of the judges believed Maia dominance when it came to grappling earned him the victory.

After the fight, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Maia would be next to fight UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley for his title.

In the video below, you can watch highlights from Maia’s seventh consecutive UFC win.