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A pair of lightweights coming off difficult losses will main event UFC on FX 3 in the form of a five-round affair between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida . The bout, confirmed by UFC officials, is crucial for both men as one will be back in the title-hunt while the other has a steep hill to climb in terms of divisional relevance given the depth at 155 pounds
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Lightweights Gray Maynard-Clay Guida headlining UFC on FX 3
THQ and the UFC have teamed up again to provide a pixilated look on how things may unfold in the main event of an upcoming show, this time turning their focus towards UFC 143 ’s headlining title-tilt between top welterweights Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz . Using UFC Undisputed 3 , the latest from the popular series of games, THQ simulated the scrap 25 times to determine the fighter who came out on top more often than not. Without spoiling the result, some of the facts emerging from the simulation include Diaz defending against 40% of Condit’s takedown attempts, both men finishing each other with strikes, and Diaz getting the better of “The Natural Born Killer” in the submission department.
When B.J. Penn painted the canvas crimson with Joe Stevenson ’s blood at UFC 80 en route to becoming lightweight champion few could have imagined he’d be headlining an event three years later against a welterweight who hasn’t lost since the title-winning performance (or at least one not named Georges St.