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Top 5 Fighters to Have Never Won a UFC Title

It goes without saying that the top titles in mixed martial arts today belong to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The fighters that hold these belts are generally thought of as the best fighters in the world. However thinking about the best fighters to have never won UFC gold brings to mind the Dan Marinos, Karl Malones, and the other undeniable greats in his or her chosen sport...
Via Ring Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard And Ryan Bader Finish A Practice

It looks like Gray Maynard’s comeback fight will be pushed back for the time being now that UFC 176 has been postponed due to an injury suffered by champion Jose Aldo.  That will just give Gray more time to work with his team down in Arizona.  On a side note I cannot believe that Maynard can make 155 lbs.  He looks huge here standing next to light heavyweight Ryan Bader.  Looking...
Via Tito Couture
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Spends Some Time With His Daughter

Gray Maynard is definitely enjoying being a father as he spends the day outside with his young daughter.  Giving your child an ice cream cone is always a great way to get a smile and of course you have to document this moment on Instagram.  Best of luck to Gray in his journey back to the Octagon after taking nearly a year off from fighting.  We will see him next at UFC 176 in...
Via Tito Couture
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nine UFC bouts that need to happen

Image Credit – MMAWeekly Sometimes the UFC reads our minds and puts together great scraps. But sometimes they completely miss the boat on a sick fight. I have compiled a list of fights that need to happen at each weight class that I hope will come together: • After a big win, John Dodson was fired up and ready for another title shot. He has actually a few options seeing as that...
Via Fight Booth
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard After Sparring

Gray Maynard has made the switch in camps and is now training with tonight’s main card fighter Ryan Bader at Power MMA.  Maynard has taken some time off from the game after his last KO lost to Nate Diaz in November and will have his comeback fight at UFC 176 against Fabricio Camoes.  We will find out then if the move was a positive one or not but in this sport in order to keep...
Via Tito Couture
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The official event poster for UFC 176 ‘Aldo vs. Mendes II’ is worthy of your wall

Let’s be honest. Over the past few years there’s probably only been a handful of UFC event posters that have really made you take a double take. This official poster for UFC 176 ‘Aldo vs. Mendes II’ looks so good that it made us immediately think it was another one of those awesome fan made posters. And the fight itself is a sequel worthy of this fantastic artwork. Check...
Via hov-mma
June 13, 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 And Aaron Simpson Hang Out With Wee Man

Gray Maynard training with Power MMA and Fitness in Arizona is off to a good start as him and coach Aaron Simpson attend Jared Allen’s charity golf event.  Be interesting to see what Maynard has left because he is an exceptional fighter but had two bad knockouts in his last two fights.  That can be a tough thing to recover from but I will never doubt Gray Maynard. Gray Maynard...
Via Tito Couture
May 17, 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

Gray Maynard And Ryan Bader Represent Their Sponsor At National Hardware Show

Both Ryan Bader and Gray Maynard are in Las Vegas, Nevada for the National Hardware Show representing Ultra Lube.  This sounds like a sponsorship more fitting for War Machine. Ryan Bader rocks short shorts at softball game Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Working On His Boxing

 It was a tough year for The Bully as he suffered two vicious knockouts  in 2013 but he took some time off to let his body heal and enjoy his growing family. Maynard is back and wants a fight this summer.  Really hope the UFC doesn’t put Gray up against any heavy hitters right way and gives him a chance to readjust to the Octagon without the high risk of getting another serious...
Via Tito Couture
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Back Boxing In Vegas

It was a rough 2013 for the former title challenger as Gray was viciously KOed twice last year by TJ Grant and Nate Diaz.  Not only did he suffer losses inside the cage but Maynard also lost his two dogs, which is where he gets his nickname The Bully from.  He has since taken some time off to allow his body to recover, get some test done on his brain which all came back great,...
Via Tito Couture
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Holds A Q+A Session With Gray Maynard

Chris holds a Q+A session with Gray Maynard at PowerMMA in NY. Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Cowboy Cerrone parties with Frankie Edgar and Chris Weidman
Via Tito Couture
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Most Vulgar Displays of Power 2013

You could argue that 2013 was the most violent year in the history of mixed martial arts to date. When you put two earthlings in a cage together and tell them you'll give them money if they hurt each other until one of them either falls asleep or taps the person trying to submit them so they'll stop, then of course you're going to get a hearty helping of violence on any...
Via hov-mma
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 18 Finale – Salaries & Suspensions

 The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently sent out the fighter pay figures for this past weekend’s TUF 18 Finale, where it was revealed that Gray Maynard was the top earner on the night, taking home $45,000 following his knockout loss to Nate Diaz in the night’s main event.Meanwhile Diaz, a veteran of nineteen UFC fights, received just $30,000 including his win bonus...
Via MMAInsider
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

‘The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale’ Salaries Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” event. Gray Maynard (pictured) and Nate Diaz headlined the festivities, and were both compensated as such. However, Maynard made his $45,000 for merely stepping inside the Octagon, while Diaz needed his win bonus to equal...
Via 5thRound.com
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz TKOs Gray Maynard at TUF 18 Finale (Video Highlights)

When Nate Diaz (pictured) and Gray Maynard got bumped to the main event at “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” after Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez was moved to UFC on FOX 10, Diaz griped because their scrap remained a three round affair instead of five. It was a moot point in the end, as Diaz pulverized Maynard for an opening round TKO victory. The lightweights technically...
Via 5thRound.com
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

TUF 18 Finale – Review & Results

 The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale took place last night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, where Nate Diaz took on Gray Maynard in the night’s main event and two TUF champions were crowned when Jessica Rakoczy took on Julianna Pena and Chris Holdsworth battled Davey Grant.Nate Diaz absolutely dominated Gray Maynard in the night’s main event, on route to scoring...
Via MMAInsider
December 01, 2013  |  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

Diaz defeats Maynard: Full TUF 18 finale results

It’s now clear that Nate Diaz was, and still is the best fighter to come out of TUF 5. With this definitive win over his old nemesis Gray Maynard, this much is known. Maybe Gray has just taken too much damage. He’s looked slow in his last few fights and his chin seems to be gone now. If he does stick around, he needs to get back to his bread and butter and just grind dudes out...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Early Prelim Live Stream

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale takes place live tonight from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada with a headlining bout between lightweight Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz as well as the finals of the 18th season of TUF. The online bout available for viewing is a flyweight bout between Josh Sampo and Ryan Benoit. Watch the stream below at 7:30pm EST
Via The Flying Knee MMA
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Enjoys A Post Weigh-In Dinner

Tonight’s main event competitor Gray Maynard enjoys a meal with his team and family before taking on Nate Diaz. How do you all think this fight will go down? The boys of AKA pose for a picture Gray Maynard and his little girl
Via Tito Couture
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Gray Maynard

Gray Maynard Vitals 5'8" 155 lbs (Lightweight) 70" reach, Orthodox May 9, 1979 Record 11-2-1 (1 NC) (UFC: 9-2-1, 1 NC) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Three-time NCAA Divsion 1 All-American wrestler Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held None Read more ...
Via MMA Manifesto
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

‘TUF 18 Finale’ Preview and Predictions

It seems that seasons 18 and 5 of TUF are linked together. This was the first season since that season that a fighter has missed weight; not just one but two fighters missed their mark. Manny Gamburyan who coached with Ronda on this season was a finalist on season 5. The winner of that season was Nate Diaz who was a guest coach on this season for Team Rousey. He will face another...
Via Fight Booth
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale – Predictions

 The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale goes down this coming weekend on November 30th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a main event of  Gray Maynard taking on Nate Diaz in the lightweight division and a co-main event that see’s the TUF 18 women’s bantamweight tournament reach it’s climax when Jessica Rakoczy takes on Julianna Pena.Here are our...
Via MMAInsider
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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