Still I tried my best for five rounds, and was a bit surprised that two judges gave him the 5th round, which ended up deciding the fight

— Demian Maia (@demianmaia) October 10, 2013

f o l l o w           

Jake Shields  
defeats
  Demian Maia
Split Decision
UFN 29: Maia vs. Shields
October 09, 2013
Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil
REFEREE: Marc Goddard
TALE OF THE TAPE
Maia Shields
São Paulo, Brazil BORN Tennessee, USA
35 AGE 34
6'1" HEIGHT 6'0"
171 lbs. WEIGHT 171 lbs.
72" REACH 72"
Sao Paulo, Brazil FIGHTING
OUT OF
San Francisco, CA
 
Richard Bertrand
ROUND Shields Maia
1 10 9
2 10 9
3 9 10
4 9 10
5 10 9
TOTAL 48 47
Guilherme Bravo
ROUND Shields Maia
1 9 10
2 10 9
3 10 9
4 9 10
5 9 10
TOTAL 47 48
Sal D'Amato
ROUND Shields Maia
1 9 10
2 10 9
3 10 9
4 9 10
5 10 9
TOTAL 48 47

MEDIA SCORES
Adam Martin
Sportsnet.ca
48-47 Shields
C.J. Tuttle
MMAMania.com
48-47 Shields
Steven Rondina
BleacherReport.com
48-47 Shields
 MMAWeekly.com 48-47 Shields
 MMAJunkie.com 48-47 Shields
TJ DeSantis
Sherdog.com
48-47 Shields
Tim Burke
BloodyElbow.com
48-47 Shields
Chuck Mindenhall
MMAFighting.com
48-47 Shields

Chris Nelson
Sherdog.com
48-48 DRAW
Jordan Breen
Sherdog.com
48-48 DRAW

Jason Floyd
TheMMAReport.com
47-48 Maia
Chase Raymond
BJPenn.com
47-48 Maia
Brent Brookhouse
BloodyElbow.com
47-48 Maia

FAN SCORING
Shields defeats Maia 48-47 35.5%
Maia defeats Shields 48-47 26.9%
Shields defeats Maia 49-46 11.8%
Shields draws with Maia 48-48 7.5%
Shields defeats Maia 49-48 5.4%
ROUND 1
10-9 Maia 53.8%
10-9 Shields33.3%
10-10 Draw12.9%
ROUND 2
10-9 Shields 96.8%
10-9 Maia3.2%
ROUND 3
10-9 Shields 81.7%
10-9 Maia14.0%
10-10 Draw4.3%
ROUND 4
10-9 Maia 94.6%
10-9 Shields5.4%
ROUND 5
10-9 Maia 49.5%
10-9 Shields37.6%
10-10 Draw12.9%


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