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UFC 90: Rich Clementi to Fight Gray Maynard Because No One Else Wanted to

Following the news that Goran Reljic is injured and out of UFC 90, indications today are that Rich Clementi vs. Gray Maynard has moved to the main card at UFC 90. Here's Clementi talking about Maynard:

"The reason I took the Gray Maynard fight is because no one else wanted to," Clementi said. "I'm the type of guy, I look for challenges and adversity and I like being the underdog, so I'm ready to step up."

The way Clementi talks about Maynard, he makes him sound like Lyoto Machida -- the type of fighter no one wants to fight. I don't think Maynard is quite on that level, but he is 5-0 and still a fairly inexperienced 29-year-old who has plenty of room to improve his all-around game.

After the jump, watch an interview with Maynard at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas.