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3 Questions We Have About Gray Maynard Ahead of UFC 160
Since his last bout , Maynard has been on the sidelines, rehabbing a leg injury while watching the rest of the lightweight division go on without him.
Thu May 23, 2013
T.J. Grant says he's ready for his - toughest test' yet at UFC 160
A win on Saturday night at UFC 160 against the talented Gray Maynard, and Grant gets a title shot at Benson Henderson's lightweight title.
Wed May 22, 2013
3 Reasons the Diaz Brothers Need to Leave Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Nick illustrated this theory when he threatened to retire after each of his last two setbacks to Carlos Condit and Georges St-Pierre at UFC 143 and UFC 158, respectively.
Tue May 21, 2013
Gray Maynard Says He May Not Be Fighting If He Didn't Beat Clay Guida
Gray Maynard Says He May Not Be Fighting If He Didn't Beat Clay Guida Posted by Joseph Lee on 05.20.2013 He fights this Saturday... In an interview with MMA Junkie , Gray Maynard said he might not be fighting still if he wasn't able to beat Clay Guida last June at UFC on FX 4. He will fight T.J. Grant in a lightweight fight to determine the next ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Tue May 14, 2013
4 Biggest Threats to UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson
Fully entrenched at the top of the heap in the deepest weight class in the sport, Benson Henderson has slowly put a stranglehold on the UFC's lightweight division.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
UFC lightweight fighter TJ Grant is pictured Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Fit Plus Martial Arts in Dartmouth.
Fri May 10, 2013
XFC lightweight champion Nick Newell unwilling to defend title, stripped of belt
Lightweight champion Nick Newell has been stripped of his belt after refusing to face Scott Holtzman for the title, according to XFC president.
All The King's Men 5.10.13: Week 65 - Pettis vs. Aldo or Pettis vs. Henderson II?
All The King's Men 5.10.13: Week 65 - Pettis vs. Aldo or Pettis vs. Henderson II? Posted by Larry Csonka on 05.10.2013 Benson Henderson has no opponent and former foe Anthony Pettis is scheduled for a featherweight title bout with Jose Aldo.
Thu May 09, 2013
Benson Henderson: 'I'm No Anderson Silva or BJ Penn, but I'm Not Going Anywhere'
Perhaps it's because MMA fans aren't quite ready to embrace change, or it could all hinge on Henderson's inability to connect with an audience.
Wed May 08, 2013
10 Fighters That Deserve Lifetime UFC Contracts
Despite the great heights the company's reached, financial stability within the UFC only exists for the promotion's top dogs.
Tue May 07, 2013
Gilbert Melendez Wants Match-Up witha
UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez came close to winning divisional gold last month when he took Benson Henderson to decision at UFC on FOX 7 but was ultimately a scorecard short of receiving the nod.
Mon May 06, 2013
Kid Nate's Bathrobe Review
Kid Nate dons his patented dressing gown to tell you exactly how good or bad the previous night's fights have been.
Gilbert Melendez Came to Fight, Benson Henderson Came to Score Points
A loss is a tough pill to swallow for any fighter, but it goes down even harder when the majority of the Welcome to Gilbert Melendez 's world for the past two weeks after he lost a close, controversial split decision to current UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC on Fox 7 . Following a long stint as Strikeforce champion, Melendez ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
SB nation lightweight rankings: Strikeforce fighters make their mark
Former Strikeforce fighters have made their mark in the UFC across the board. But, with the exception of the women's bantamweight division, at no weight class has their impact been felt than at lightweight.
Sat May 04, 2013
Thoughts From Across The Pond 05.04.13: Toeing The Company Line
Thoughts From Across The Pond 05.04.13: Toeing The Company Line Posted by Alex Watt on 05.04.2013 Jon Jones and Benson Henderson both retained their UFC titles over the last fortnight.
Gilbert Melendez: "Next Time I Fight Him, I'll Do a Lot of Things Differently"
Former Strikeforce lightweight titleholder and current UFC lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez lost a razor-close slit decision to reigning UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20, but gained confidence if the two ever rematch.
Fri May 03, 2013
UFC Quick Quote: Diego Sanchez 'not impressed' by UFC champ Benson Henderson
Shots fired! UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez is "not impressed" by the king of his division Benson Henderson.
411's Fighter of the Month 5.03.13: April 2013
I'll assign a point value to those rankings. Points are determined as: 1st - 5 2nd - 4 3rd - 3 4th - 2 5th - 1 The fighter with the most points is our Fighter of the Month and then new points are assigned that will go towards Fighter of the Year.
Thu May 02, 2013
Diego Sanchez: "I feel like that lightweight belt's there for the taking."
After seeing the UFC On FOX 7 championship fight between current Defending Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez , UFC veteran Diego Sanchez says there are ways to beat the Henderson.