“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” takes place October 8th inside the Toyota Center in Houston. To help generate awareness for next month’s show, the company has released the card’s official event poster.
The Octagon’s long-awaited return to Texas features a pair of thrilling championship affairs, as well as a possible middleweight top contender contest.
Featherweight king Jose Aldo will defend his crown against Kenny Florian in the card’s co-featured attraction, while lightweight champ Frankie Edgar faces Gray Maynard in the pay-per-view’s main event.
In addition, middleweight Chael Sonnen returns from a turbulent year-long off season to battle Brian Stann.
Here is the show’s star-studded roster:
Mike Massenzio vs. Steve Cantwell
Nick Catone vs. Aaron Simpson
Nam Phan vs. Matt Grice
Darren Elkins vs. Tiequan Zhang
Joey Beltran vs. Stipe Miocic
(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Anthony Pettis vs. Jeremy Stephens
Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago
(PPV 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Melvin Guillard vs. Joe Lauzon
Dave Herman vs. Mike Russow
Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann
Kenny Florian vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)
Gray Maynard vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC Lightweight Champion)