A.K.A: The Bully
Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Gray Maynard is a top contender in the UFC’s lightweight division. He is undefeated in his professional MMA career and is the only fighter to hold a win over current UFC lightweight champion Frank Edgar.
Maynard defeated former top contender Kenny Florian at UFC 118 on August 28, 2010 via unanimous decision to become the number one contender for the UFC Lightweight Championship, held by Frankie Edgar. Maynard faced Edgar at UFC 125: Resolution on January 1, 2011 for the title and fought to a split draw, resulting in Edgar retaining his belt. UFC President Dana White announced that Maynard would receive the next shot at Edgar.
NOTABLE VICTORIES: Kenny Florian, Nate Diaz, Roger Huerta, Jim Miller, Rich Clementi, Frankie Edgar, Dennis Siver, Joe Veres