UFC 136 Edgar vs. Maynard III results 10/8/11
Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
– Facebook Prelims
Mike Massenzio defeated Steve Cantwell via unanimous decision
Aaron Simpson defeated Eric Schafer via unanimous decision. The score was 30-37 across the board
Darren Elkins defeated Tiequan Zhang via unanimous decision
Stipe Miocic defeated Joey Beltran via unanimous decision
– Spike Prelims
Anthony Pettis defeated Jeremy Stephens via split decision. The score was 29-28 across the board
Demian Maia defeated Jorge Santiago via unanimous decision. The score was 30-27 across the board
– Main Card
Joe Lauzon defeated Melvin Guillard by submission via rear-naked choke @ 0:47 of 1st Round
Nam Phan defeated Leonard Garcia via unanimous decision. The score was 29-28 across the board
Chael Sonnen defeated Brian Stann by submission via arm triangle @ 3:51 of the 2nd Round
*Sonnen cut a promo after the bout saying “Anderson Silva absolutely sucks. Superbowl weekend, lets sweeten the deal. If you lose, you leave the division. If I win, I leave the UFC forever”.
Jose Also defeated Kenny Florian via unanimous decision to retain the title. The score was 49-46 across the board as Florian won the 1st round and Aldo won 4 close rounds.
Frankie Edgar defeated Gray Maynard via TKO due to strikes at 3:54 of the 4th round.
Gray Maynard won the first round in similar fashion as he won the first round in their second fight when Gray hit Edgar with a over hand right hand that rocked him. Frankie recovered and used slick footwork and got in and out with his punches. Maynard kept telegraphing his punches as he kept looking for that one knockout shot. Edgar finished Maynard in the 4th when he connect with two right hand shots after Maynard missed the takedown. Edgar jumped on him and kept hitting with shot after shot until Josh Rosenthal came in to stop the fight. Edgar was happy as can be while Maynard was devastated as he buried his face into the cage while his corner calmed him down.