Gray Maynard has impressive size and strength for a lightweight, making him the opposite of Frankie Edgar, his opponent this weekend at UFC 136, who is one of the smaller lightweights. ESPN's Sport Science took a look at Maynard's strength, and found that he is objectively crazy strong.
That's right. Maynard has the grip strength of men nearly double his size, and the punching strength of heavyweight fighter James Toney. However, that strength was still not enough to finish off Edgar in their New Years' Day brawl. Will it be enough this Saturday, and will Maynard walk away with the UFC lightweight belt? Tell us in the comments or on Facebook.
- Gray Maynard
- Frankie Edgar