Gray Maynard Scouting Report

Gray Maynard Scouting Report

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Gray Maynard Scouting Report

gray maynard scouting report

Gray Maynard Scouting Report

Vitals

5’8″ 145 lbs (Featherweight)
70″ reach, Orthodox
May 9, 1979

Record

13-6-1 (1 NC) (UFC: 11-6-1, 1 NC)

Current Streak

1 straight win

Training

Three-time NCAA Divsion 1 All-American wrestler
Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

None

 

Strengths

– very experienced
– great wrestler
– very physically strong
– bullies opponents in the cage
– utilizes slams often
– very well coached throughout his career
– great striking defense
– superb stuffing takedowns
– lands lots of takedowns – almost three per 15 minutes
– used to fighting 155-pounders
– has enjoyed success since dropping to featherweight

 

Weaknesses

– old for a fighter
– doesn’t finish fights
– his best years appear to be behind him
– never been able to get over the hump & capture a UFC title
– doesn’t land many strikes – gets outstruck by his opponents
– horribly inaccurate striker
– poor takedown accuracy
– cardio has been a concern in past fights
– his chin seems to have become suspect – getting knocked out a lot
– only average size (height & reach) for a featherweight

 

Synopsis

Are Gray Maynard’s days of being a bully in the Octagon over? It appears extremely likely.

 

 

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