10 Sep 2009 08:46:29 AM
Next Wednesday Gray Maynard will try to help escort Roger Huerta out of the UFC at Spike TV’s Fight Night 19. In talking with him for an SI.com feature this week, “The Bully” expressed an unwavering desire to stay out of whatever drama may be going on between Huerta and the UFC, but he also expects to put some of his newly-developed skills on display in hopes of getting MMA fans to finally stand up and take notice of him.
When we saw you in your last fight against Jim Miller, you seemed to have really improved your boxing skills, and that surprised some people.
Yeah, I got with a coach, Gil Martinez, who helped coach [Randy] Couture. I’ve been with him for about a year and a half now. When I was getting prepared for [Frankie] Edgar I knew I had to get it going. I’ve been going with him pretty much every day. He has a small gym and he has a bunch of kids who can really box. I’ve been going over there and doing drills and training every day. He’s a great coach. I was able to do a little bit against Edgar, where that fight was about half stand-up. It’s slow to develop. It takes time.Read More DIGG THIS