Alexander Yakovlev to Face Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 42
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 04.09.2014
He’s replacing the injured Mike Pierce…
MMA fighter Alexander Yakovlev (21-4-1, MMA) announced on his Twitter account that he will be stepping up to face Demian Maia (18-6, MMA; 12-6, UFC) at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 42 event in May. Yakovlev replaces the now-injured Mike Pierce, who was forced to withdraw from the fight.
UFC Fight Night 42 is set for May 31 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.