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Thursday, 05/23/2013, 10:01 am

T.J. Grant Seeking Violence Against Gray Maynard This Weekend

TJ Grant via sherdog.com

“There’s so many guys out there, I think the UFC’s trying to get away from having the belt tied up for all these rematches. I’m all for it. Obviously I want my shot. I feel like new blood, I bring an exciting style, I think that a lot of fans don’t know a lot about me, but hopefully just getting to fight on the pay-per-view is going to bring my name to the masses a little more. I want to have a good performance and be exciting and violent.”

Pushed into the spotlight after Gilbert Melendez failed to capture UFC Gold at UFC on FOX. T.J. Grant is now facing Gray Maynard for the number-one contender seat in the UFC’s 155 pound division.

The two top lightweights square off this weekend on the UFC 160 main card and T.J. is looking for an exciting, violent fight.

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