“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” Fight Card Once Again Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
September 13th, 2011

UFC Poster 136 Edgar Maynard Aldo Flroian

After another visit from the injury bug on Monday, which saw Eric Schafer replace injured Nick Catone to face middleweight Aaron Simpson, 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:

Preliminary Bouts:

Mike Massenzio vs. Steve Cantwell

Eric Schafer 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

Main Bouts:


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)

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