Last month during the UFC 137 festivities, MMASucka.com’s Nick King had the chance to chat with Gray Maynard. In case you don’t remember, Gray mentioned that he would be traveling to the Bay Area. Nick then mentioned AKA and how they were savages, which was the first hint of Gray moving training camps.
Yesterday confirmed those rumors, as HeavyMMA.com had a chance to chat with Maynard about his departure from Xtreme Couture.
Leaving Xtreme Couture is something that has been going through my head for awhile, I know people want to assume the worst, but that isn’t the case. During my camp for Kenny Florian, I started to think about everything that is out there in this sport. A month before my fight with Edgar in Houston, I made my decision.
Being the guy Gray is, he decided to let the fellas at Xtreme Couture know prior to his title fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 136 so that there were no questions as to why.
I informed the gym (Xtreme Couture) that I would not be coming back. I felt...