UFC 136 | Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard IIICategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard 3
DATE: October 8, 2011
VENUE: Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, United States
FIGHT DETAILS: UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar faces Gray Maynard for the third time.
They first met in 2008 at UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Lauzon where Maynard defeated Edgar via Unanimous Decision to give Edgar his only loss. They met for a rematch at UFC 125: Resolution where the fight was declared a draw.
Edgar from USA (13 wins – 1 loss, 2 KOs/3 submissions) is the current UFC Lightweight Champion, currently ranked as the #1 lightweight fighter in the world by Sherdog.com and winner of four UFC Fight of the Nights.
American Maynard (10 wins – 0 loss, 2 KOs/0 submissions) holds the longest undefeated streak in UFC history for the Lightweight division He is the number one contender for the lightweight belt, and he is the only fighter to hold a win over current champion Frankie Edgar.
FIGHT RESULT: Edgar defeated Maynard via TKO (punches) at 3:54 of round 4 to retain UFC Lightweight Championship.
Watch the Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard 3 fight video below: