The showdown between Carlos Condit and Demian Maia came to a head at UFC Fight Night Vancouver when Maia used his superior jiu-jitsu skills to dominate Condit from the bell.
Maia was able to take Condit to the ground early in round one to lock him into a clean rear-naked choke, getting the win at the 1:52 mark.
"I'm just so happy you know," Maia said. "I think now I've earned a title shot."
Main card (FOX)
Demian Maia def. Carlos Condit via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 1:52
Anthony Pettis def. Charles Oliveira via submission (guillotine choke) - Round 3, 1:49
Paige VanZant def. Bec Rawlings via knockout (kick and punches) - Round 2, 0:17
Jim Miller def. Joe Lauzon via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Sam Alvey def. Kevin Casey via TKO (strikes) - Round 2, 4:56
Kyle Bochniak def. Enrique Barzola via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Alessio Di Chirico def. Garreth McLellan via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Felipe Silva def. Shane Campbell via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 1:13
Undercard (UFC Fight Pass)
Chad Laprise def. Thibault Gouti via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 1:36
Jeremy Kennedy def. Alessandro Ricci via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)