Clementi vs. Maynard added to UFC 90 Card?

Written by Tom Ngo
August 20th, 2008

It is being reported that two former participants from The Ultimate Fighter will be facing each other at UFC 90 in Rosemont, Illinois.  Rich Clementi, who appeared on the fourth season of the hit reality show, will be taking on Gray Maynard, who competed on the show’s fifth season. Clementi confirmed his participation on the card on a Louisiana radio station, while Maynard has yet to confirm his commitment publicly.

Clementi has improved his overall MMA game drastically, and is 7-1 since wrapping his season of the reality show. He has won four consecutive bouts in the UFC, having defeated the likes of Anthony Johnson, Melvin Guillard and Sam Stout.

Maynard went to train with Xtreme Couture immediately after his season concluded, and has not lost a fight in the Octagon since. The last of his three UFC victories came against a top contending lightweight in Frankie Edgar.

Here is how the card for UFC 90 shapes up:

Rich Clementi vs. Gray Maynard
Thales Leites vs. Goron Reljic
Hermes Franca vs. Gleison Tibau
Josh Berkman vs. Pete Sell
Spencer Fisher vs. Melvin Guillard
Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Horwich
Junior “Cigano” dos Santos vs. Fabricio Werdum
Tyson Griffin vs. Sean Sherk
Diego Sanchez vs. Thiago Alves
Patrick Cote vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)

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