UFC 211 results: Demian Maia takes split from Jorge Masvidal, earns title shot with Tyron Woodley

DALLAS – Demian Maia picked up his seventh straight win against a dangerous Jorge Masvidal and secured a shot at the welterweight title.

After earning a split-call over Masvidal (32-12 MMA, 9-5 UFC), Maia (25-6 MMA, 19-6 UFC) got the verbal greenlight from UFC President Dana White, setting up a meeting with champ Tyron Woodley later this year.

The welterweight fight was part of today’s UFC 211 main card at American Airlines Center in Dallas. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on

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