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UFC 160 Live Blog: Gray Maynard vs. T.J. Grant

Gray Maynard and T.J. Grant square off in a key fight at UFC 160.
Gray Maynard and T.J. Grant square off in a key fight at UFC 160.
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This is the UFC 160 live blog for Gray Maynard vs. T.J. Grant, a lightweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Maynard, who is 3-1-1 in his past five fights, will face Grant, who has won four of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC 160 live blog below.


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Round 1: Our referee for this lightweight No. 1 contender bout is Chris Tognoni. Neither fighter willing to commit to anything early. Maynard wades in with a flurry. Grant answers with one of his own. Right hook connects for Maynard. Grant again answers with one of his own. These guys are trading shot for shot. Strong right hook staggers Maynard. Big straight right drops Maynard! Grant lunges on top of him. He's pouring it on! Maynard trying to survive. Grant is relentless, unloading lefts and rights. Big knee. Another right hand. Maynard drops again! That's it! T.J. Grant is your new No. 1 lightweight contender.

UFC 160 results: T.J. Grant def. Gray Maynard via knockout (strikes) at 2:07 of round 1.