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Nate Diaz recalls the time he tried to buy a Cadillac and a house for $16,000

In 2007, Nate Diaz submitted Gray Maynard to win The Ultimate Fighter 5 and exclaimed "I'm rich" at the end.The victory netted him roughly $16,000 and as Diaz explains to Andy Nesbitt in a Facebook Live interview, he wanted to use the proceeds to purchase a Cadillac for himself and a house for his mother.  "I was young and didn't really have any concept of anything" says the...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Gray Maynard set make Octagon return during International Fight Week

Former title challenger Gray Maynard is set to make his return to the Octagon when he takes on featherweight Fernando Bruno at "The Ultimate Fighter" season 23 finale on July 8 in Las Vegas.Maynard, who fought Frankie Edgar for the lightweight title in 2011, will be making his featherweight debut against Bruno in a bout that was originally reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal...
Via FOX Sports
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Looks To Reignite His Career At Featherweight

After a tough spell in the Octagon, former lightweight title contender Gray Maynard is looking to reignite his career by dropping down to the featherweight division. According to Maynard making weight isn’t as much of an issue for him as has been made out in the past and given the fact that he’s been walking […]
Via Fight Of The Night
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fast Fall of Gray Maynard

At UFC 125, Gray Maynard (pictured) came THIS close to beating Frankie Edgar to capture the lightweight title. Fast forward exactly four years and three months and Maynard is now fighting for his UFC life. Maynard has dropped three of his last four bouts, including three straight. All of those defeats came via some form of knockout. Many thought Maynard should have taken that razon...
Via 5thRound.com
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard not retiring, still wants to fight in the UFC

Following his third straight knockout loss in a row, Gray Maynard knew questions about his potential retirement were going to start circling like vultures around an injured animal. The former lightweight title contender has fallen on hard times of late losing four out of his last five bouts in a row with all four losses coming by way of knockout or TKO.  Prior to those defeats,...
Via FOX Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Not Looking To Retire Gray Maynard Despite Latest Loss

In the build-up to Gray Maynard’s co-main event fight with Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 47 there were real questions hanging over the former title challenger’s ability to take a punch after a string of stoppage defeats, and his second round TKO loss only adds fuel to the fire. However, despite ‘The Bully’ now having lost four of his last five fights, all by stoppage due...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson hands Gray Maynard his 3rd straight knockout loss

Heading into Saturday night, Ross Pearson predicted that his opponent Gray Maynard would abandon the boxing heavy attack from his last few fights and instead opt to depend on his wrestling instead.  Considering Maynard was coming off two straight knockout losses and three KO's in his last four fights, taking the fight to the ground wasn't the worst idea either. As the fight got...
Via FOX Sports
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson TKO’s Gray Maynard In 2nd Round At UFC Fight Night 47

Ross Pearson picked up a big TKO win tonight over Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 in a bout that had been closely contested up until that point. Round One: Maynard lands with a nice left early. He comes forward with purpose, but Pearson moves away from danger. Pearson dodges another lunging punch from Maynard. Pearson connects with a punch of his own. Head kick attempt from Pearson...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Meets Fabricio Camoes at UFC 176

Late Monday night, a lightweight affair between former top contender Gray Maynard (pictured) and Fabricio Camoes was added to the UFC 176 roster. UFC officials confirmed the matchup via Twitter. The August 2 event takes place inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Maynard will be looking to collect a much needed win after dropping three of his last four scraps, including...
Via 5thRound.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz closes the book on Gray Maynard rivalry with 1st round knockout

It's been six years in the making since Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard first met during the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, but their trilogy of bouts officially came to a close at the TUF 18 finale with the door slamming shut on the rivalry. The first meeting, while not on their official records, ended with Diaz getting the win by guillotine choke before Maynard evened things...
Via FOX Sports
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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