Former UFC welterweight title challenger Demian Maia suffered a tough loss over the weekend. Now the fighter has come forward with a message for his victorious opponent.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its debut in Santiago, Chile on Saturday, May 19. For the Santiago crowd, the mixed martial arts promotion hosted UFC Fight Night 129 from inside the Movistar Arena.
Headlining the night’s event, Kamaru Usman went toe-to-toe with Demian Maia. Usman put on a dominant performance over his opponent, ultimately earning a unanimous decision victory.
Taking to Twitter, Maia has now decided to share a message with his victorious opponent. Check it out below:
“Congratulations to @USMAN84kg for the win. it was a great experience to compete against you. When I took the call 3 weeks ago, I knew it would be a very hard challenge and I’m proud to have come here and done it. You deserved the chance and Chile deserved a card. Best of luck.”