UFC Fight Night 129 live stream.The UFC’s first-ever trip to Santiago, Chile isn’t bringing a rock solid card–at least not on paper–but there are a number of fights that feature unknowns who could become stars down the line.watch free now
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contenders Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman will clash TONIGHT (May 19, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 129 inside Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile.
A hugely impressive seven-fight win streak saw Maia rise into title contention, but he was unable to implement his vaunted submission game opposite the champion. He attempted to rebound back in October, but Colby Covington drew him into a wild brawl and came out on top.
Maia will face Usman, who is the furthest thing from an easy fight. “The Nigerian Nightmare” has had a remarkably difficult time finding opponents, perhaps because he’s thoroughly dominated his previous seven opponents inside the Octagon and shows no signs of slowing down.
Usman has been dominating fighters with the consistency of a champion despite still being rather young in his professional career. He’s very obviously a special athlete and appears ready for the highest level of competition, and a win here proves Usman’s rank among the elite.
A loss would devastate his momentum.
On the other hand, Maia is a bad dude for agreeing to fight the scariest prospect at 170 lbs. on short-notice while already having lost his previous two fights. Realistically, a win doesn’t exactly put Maia back in title contention — not while Woodley holds the belt. It does assert that Maia is still a top five athlete, and another victory ties Maia for most wins in UFC history. Meanwhile, a loss largely confirms what the previous two fights have showed