After a brief visit from the Injury Bug on Wednesday, which saw Leonard Garcia step in for Matt Grice to rematch Nam Phan, the roster for “UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” is once again complete with 12 fights.
The star-studded October 8th show takes place inside the Toyota Center in Houston. The Octagon’s long-awaited return to Texas will feature a pair of thrilling championship affairs.
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 night’s main event.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here is the card’s complete roster:
Mike Massenzio vs. Steve Cantwell
Nick Catone vs. Aaron Simpson
Nam Phan vs. Leonard Garcia
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)