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Gray Maynard

13Wins7Losses1Draw1No Contest

Photo from Eric Lin of San Francisco via flickr.com
Win Rate
59 %
Finish Rate
15 %
Decision Win %
85 %

Gray Maynard

Age
42
Height
5' 8 (173 cm)
Reach
70 in. (5' 10/178 cm)
Ape-Index
1.029
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Lightweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
blue_belt
Biography
In 1997, he placed second in the Ohio High School Athletic Association state tournament in the 140 lb weight class for Division I. Maynard wrestled alongside former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans at Michigan State University, They were also roommates. In 2001, he placed eighth at the NCAA Division I Collegiate Wrestling Championship at 157 lb weight class. He was then recruited to be a sparring partner for mixed martial arts fighter and former Lightweight UFC champion B.J. With his wrestling connections, he eventually became a student and training partner of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture.
Fighter Trivia
Maynard and his longtime girlfriend are currently engaged. Gray Maynard co-starred in the movie, Art of Submission with Ving Rhames and Ernie Reyes, Jr. Maynard appeared on the "Schumacher Family" episode of Supernanny teaching the family's seven-year-old son about MMA at Randy Couture's gym. Maynard also was an Assistant Coach alongside Forrest Griffin and Tyson Griffin with head coach Rich Franklin on the last episode of the 11th season of The Ultimate Fighter.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 5 Lightweight Tournament Semifinalist
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Three times)
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (One time)
  • World MMA Awards: Fight of the Year (2011) vs. Frankie Edgar on January 1
  • Sherdog: Fight of the Year (2011) vs. Frankie Edgar on January 1
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I 157 lb - 8th place out of Michigan State University (2001)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I 157 lb - 7th place out of Michigan State University (2002)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I 157 lb - 7th place out of Michigan State University (2003)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I All-American (2001, 2002, 2003)

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