Edgar vs. Maynard III at UFC 136 on Oct. 8 in Houston

by Ariel Helwani | source: http://www.mmafighting.com
 

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard have verbally agreed to meet for a third time at UFC 136 in Houston, sources close to the event confirmed with MMA Fighting.

The long-awaited trilogy fight was supposed to take place at UFC 130 in May, but a nagging back injury led Edgar to pull out of thebout, while a lingering knee injury sidelined Maynard, thus forcing the UFC to delay the lightweight title

Maynard handed Edgar the only loss of his career in April 2008. They met again in January, this time under different circumstances with Edgar as champion, but the UFC 125 rematch ended in a draw. That fight is considered by many to be the current front-runner for 2011 Fight of the Year.

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UFC 136
Toyota Center
Houston, TX
8 October 2011

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (Lightweight Championship bout)
José Aldo vs. Kenny Florian (Featherweight Championship bout)
Middleweight bout:  Brian Stann vs. Chael Sonnen
Middleweight bout: Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago
Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon vs. Melvin Guillard
Heavyweight bout: Dave Herman vs. Mike Russow
Featherweight bout: Josh Grispi vs. Matt Grice

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jps1012 site profile image  

7/16/11 1:27 PM by jps1012

I don't get why they put 2 title fights on one card but u have rashad vs davis/tito

HtownLegend site profile image  

7/16/11 1:23 PM by HtownLegend

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ryanisagarrett site profile image  

7/16/11 1:16 PM by ryanisagarrett

 edgar toss up sonnen herman maia lauzon grispi

fightharder site profile image  

7/16/11 12:39 PM by fightharder

 Great card. My picks are Maynard Aldo Stann Russow Guillard Maia Yeah i said it.Big fan of both Stann and Sonnen but i think captain marine is going to cause another upset by KO.

taruk mak tao site profile image  

7/16/11 1:34 AM by taruk mak tao

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The Notorious OMG site profile image  

7/16/11 1:24 AM by The Notorious OMG

I predict Edgar will do a lot of circling around the perimeter of the cage, a lot of head wobbling hurky jerky thing, and a lot of jabs, with a few right hands and a couple takedown attempts.

J-Tee site profile image  

7/16/11 1:07 AM by J-Tee

  Lightweight Championship bout: Frankie Edgar (c) vs. Gray Maynard[3] Featherweight Championship bout: José Aldo (c) vs. Kenny Florian[3] Middleweight bout: Brian Stann vs. Chael Sonnen[3] Heavyweight bout: Dave Herman vs. Mike Russow[3] Middleweight bout: Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago[3] Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon vs. Melvin Guillard[3] Featherweight bout: Josh Grispi vs. Matt Grice[3]

AndyMain site profile image  

7/16/11 12:43 AM by AndyMain

This card is going to be incredible. Early picks: Edgar, Aldo, Sonnen, Lauzon, Maia.

TheBigBadBootyDaddy site profile image  

7/16/11 12:19 AM by TheBigBadBootyDaddy

  Edfar looked pretty good in the wrestling department in their second fight.  

duckhuntgangsta site profile image  

7/15/11 11:46 PM by duckhuntgangsta

This card is STACKED. Aldo/Florian being added it makes it one of the best cards of the year.