GrayMaynard2_display_imageWhen it comes to the most successful fighters to ever appear on “The Ultimate Fighter,” Gray “The Bully” Maynard is near the top of the list. He has won numerous fights against some of the best fighters in the world and has taken part in one of the most memorable and talked about lightweight title fights in the history of the UFC. What are some of his best wins and who is the lone fighter to get the win against him?

Notable Wins

  • UFC Fight Night: vs. Frankie Edgar

These two men have taken part in three memorable fights with this first meeting occurring in 2008. Maynard picked up the unanimous decision win against the future lightweight champion, giving him his third straight “W” inside the Octagon after a No Contest began his run in the promotion.

  • UFC 118: vs. Kenny Florian

In a fight that was set to determine the next challenger for Edgar and the UFC lightweight title, Florian, a former title challenger and cast member from TUF took on Maynard. This minute went the full 15 minutes and in the end, it was Maynard that was determined to be the winner.

Notable Fight

  • UFC 125: vs. Frankie Edgar for UFC Lightweight Championship

On New Year’s Day 2011, these two men fought in what turned out to be the Fight of the Year. No other professional MMA fight could live up to this battle, but at the end of 25 minutes, the fight was ruled a split draw.

Notable Loss

  • UFC 136: vs. Frankie Edgar for UFC Lightweight Championship

The UFC decided to give Maynard an immediate rematch at the world title and these two men completed their trilogy at this event. Maynard has a big round that many thought would lead to his victory, but Edgar was able to persevere and get the KO win with punches that started with a monstrous upper cut.