UFC 125: Can Gray Maynard neutralize Frankie Edgar's peek-a-boo offense?

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"I box with a lot of pros and a couple of them do, in fact, do that. Not as much power with a lot of movement. It's just one style. He's smaller so I don't know if he has a lot of power. It's kind of more like amateur boxing with the points ... I think he's gotten away with a lot of stuff that he does with these certain guys ... I think he's going to try to do the in and out thing, try to get me on my back a couple times. I think he believes he can go the entire time without getting slower, wearing me out. He wants to try to lock up rounds one through three just with the 'hit and move' and then open up in rounds four and five. That's not what's going to happen, for sure ... I spar with pros that have that movement and who are just as crisp. I see a good fight, but I believe in me."

UFC lightweight number one contender Gray Maynard doesn't expect to be victimized by the in-and-out striking of current division champion Frankie Edgar, who juked and jived his way to unanimous decision wins over former champs Sean Sherk and BJ Penn (twice). "The Bully" has been refining his hands as well, but is primarily known for his suffocating mat work and in-your-face style. Can Maynard make it 2-0 against the Toms River native when they rematch at UFC 125 on Jan. 1 in Las Vegas? Or does Edgar finally have "The Answer" to beating him?

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