UFC 136 Play-by-Play: Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard

October 5, 2011
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Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 136Round 1:  Careful in the opening minute by both fighters.  Edgar lands a left hook landing the first solid strike of the fight.  Edgar dives in for a takedown.  Maynard defends and they separate.  Uppercut lands by Maynard that staggers Edgar.  Edgar eats a big knee.  Edgar tries to get it down but lands a right hand.  Maynard with a glancing right hand.  Maynard drops him with a right hand.  Edgar in all sorts of trouble.  Maynard with a left hook.  Again Maynard lands an uppercut.  Knee by Maynard.  Edgar’s nose is bleeding badly.  Left hook by Maynard.  Edgar is getting beat up.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-8 for Maynard.

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 136Round 2:  Slow start to round 2.  Nothing much happening through the first minute.  Both standing and picking their punches.  Edgar lands a left hook.  Edgar switching stances.  Edgar working to establish the jab.  Edgar with a right hand.  Edgar shoots in but Maynard shakes it off.  Edgar lands a hook to the body followed by an inside leg kick.  Edgar with a combination.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 136Round 3:  Edgar moving well this round, in and out.  Maynard looking for that uppercut.  They clinch and Maynard lands a knee to the body before separating.  Edgar goes for a single leg takedown but Maynard has none of it.  They exchange powerful leg kicks.  Edgar lands a leg kick and gets out.  Maynard lands an uppercut.  Solid right  hand landed by Edgar.  Edgar now dictating the pace of the fight.  Edgar lands a combination.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 136Round 4:  It’s turned into boxing match.  One minute in Edgar lands a straight right hand.  Maynard ducks under a punch and tries to get the fight to the ground but Edgar defends.  Edgar with a right hand that got Maynard’s attention.  Maynard with a right hand.  Edgar mixing in leg kicks.  Maynard misses with a takedown.  Edgar in and out and Maynard missing with counter strikes.  Edgar goes for a takedown and misses but lands an uppercut that rattles Maynard.  Maynard on rubber legs and Edgar goes in for the finish with a flurry dropping Maynard and finishes on the ground with punches.

The official time of the stoppage was 3:54 of the fourth round.

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