Demian Maia and Jake Shields headline this Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil. Today they worked out in front of fans and media in preparation for their five round engagement. Both men highly respect each others jiu jitsu. Jake Shields feels that it is the best American versus the best Brazilian when it comes to the art.
Maia tells us that he has been working his striking with former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva but it is still a hard thing for him. Shields says he is training for an all out war.
Here is a glimpse at the men hitting mits and doing some grappling today. Be sure to stay close to ProMMAnow (www.prommanow.com) for more breakdown and coverage of UFC Fight Night 29 “Maia vs. Shields”