The wait for the much-anticipated third fight between UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and unbeaten top contender Gray Maynard is finally over, as Edgar and Maynard will settle the score this Saturday at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Also on the card, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will defend his crown against the always-dangerous Kenny Florian.
In addition to the two world title fights, former number one middleweight contender Chael Sonnen hopes to spark another run at the belt when he locks horns with the heavy-handed Brian Stann. Plus, a pivotal lightweight bout pits Melvin Guillard against submission ace Joe Lauzon.
The Countdown special for the event aired this past Monday, you can watch it in its entirety below. And don’t forget to check back here at FightLine this Saturday for our live, round-by-round coverage of UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III.