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“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” Extended Video Preview

Written by Tom Ngo
September 29th, 2011
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UFC Lightweights Frankie Edgar Gray Maynard

To help hype next Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast, the world’s biggest MMA organization has released an extended video preview for “UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III.”

The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will host arguably the Octagon’s most star-studded event of 2011. The card features a pair of championship affairs, headlined by a lightweight title scrap between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard.

A featherweight shootout with champ Jose Aldo and Kenny Florian will serve as the card’s co-main event.

If that weren’t enough, what’s believed to be a middleweight top contender contest between Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann will be the night’s third-to-last fight.

Please click the media player below to watch the hype video:

Here are the athletes slated to appear in Texas:

Preliminary Bouts:

Mike Russow vs. TBD

Mike Massenzio vs. Steve Cantwell

Eric Schafer vs. Aaron Simpson

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:

(PPV 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Nam Phan vs. Leonard Garcia

Melvin Guillard vs. Joe Lauzon

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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