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GRAY MAYNARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gray Maynard Intends To Continue UFC Career

Despite a string of three straight losses by knockout, UFC lightweight Gray Maynard has no interest in retirement just yet, according to his manager. After losing to Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night in Maine last weekend, many believed it was time for Maynard to call it a career with concern of brain damage from […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White to Discuss Retirement With Gray Maynard

As Kenny Rogers famously sang, “You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em – Know when to fold ‘em – Know when to walk away – Know when to run.” It’s particularly painful to watch when professional athletes, especially fighters, don’t know when to call it quits. After dropping his third straight scrap via TKO, it might be time for UFC president Dana White to have that...
Via 5thRound.com
August 17, 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 Destroys Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 (Video Highlights)

In professional sports, there is nothing more depressing than watching an athlete struggle with when to retire. Well, the writing was plastered all over the octagon wall on Saturday for former lightweight top contender Gray Maynard. Ross Pearson (pictured) handed “The Bully” his third straight loss via TKO. The 34-year-old has now dropped four of his past five fights via...
Via 5thRound.com
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 hopes change in scenery helps stave off retirement thoughts

Everyone on social media was saying it, so of course it entered Gray Maynard's head. At 35 years old with two straight TKO losses, thoughts of retirement were only natural. "I didn’t know," Maynard told FOX Sports. "It was like, 'Man, do I stop?' It was just kind of a lot up in the air." The former UFC lightweight top contender mulled it over with family and friends. After sorting...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Vs Ross Pearson Now Set After Abel Trujillo Injury

A lightweight fight between Gray Maynard and Ross Pearson is now official for UFC Fight Night 47 after Pearson’s originally opponent Abel Trujillo pulled out due to an injury. Pearson had himself originally been a replacement for Bobby Green against Trujillo at the event in Maine on August 16th, while Maynard was supposed to be fighting Fabricio Camoes on the card. What we’ve...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 05, 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

Gray Maynard Possibly Leaving AKA In Search Of ‘The Right Fit’

According to a recent interview with the Australian based Submission Radio it sounds as though former two time lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard (11-3-1 (1nc), pictured) could be searching for a new camp to call home.  At least that’s the impression AKA Head Coach Javier Mendez gives in the interview.“He’s doing what all fighters do when things like that happen and...
Via MMAInsider
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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