UFC Singapore: Watch Demian Maia & Ben Askren Faceoff at Media Day
Demian Maia and Ben Askren are going to battle in the headliner of UFC Singapore on Saturday, and today the all-star grapplers faced off for cameras at media day.
Two of the best grapplers in MMA are going to battle at UFC Singapore this Saturday, as Demian Maia and Ben Askren will fight in the card’s main event. The media day for the card is in the books, and it saw Maia and Askren faceoff for cameras.
Maia vs. Askren
The all-star grapplers have been booked to fight following different results for both men. The 41-year-old Maia (27-9) is coming off a majority decision win over Rocco Martin, while the 35-year-old Askren (19-1) was quickly KO’d by Jorge Masvidal.
While Maia has reported that his career’s winding down, Askren needs a win if he hopes to return to the title shot mix anytime soon.
You can watch the welterweights faceoff for cameras below.
UFC Singapore line-up
Here is the complete line-up for Saturday’s card, which will get underway in wee hours of the morning, here in North America (line-up via MMA Mania).
UFC Fight Night 162 Main Card on ESPN+ (8 a.m. ET)
170 lbs.: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren
155 lbs.: Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray
155 lbs.: Frank Camacho vs. Beneil Dariush
265 lbs.: Ciryl Gane vs. Don’Tale Mayes
170 lbs.: Muslim Salikhov vs. Laureano Staropoli
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UFC Fight Night 162 Prelims Card on ESPN+ (5 a.m. ET):
115 lbs.: Randa Markos vs. Ashley Yoder
155 lbs.: Rafael Fiziev vs. Alex White
145 lbs.: Enrique Barzola vs. Movsar Evloev
265 lbs.: Sergei Pavlovich vs. Maurice Greene
125 lbs.: Alexandra Albu vs. Loma Lookboonmee
265 lbs.: Jeff Hughes vs. Raphael Pessoa
135 lbs.: Julia Avila vs. Karol Rosa
*Fight card, bout order and number of matches subject to change.