Gray Maynard is an American amateur wrestler and mixed martial artist. He is undefeated in his professional MMA career and competes in the UFC lightweight division, where he holds the longest undefeated streak in UFC history for his division. He has recorded one of the fastest knockouts in UFC history, at 9 seconds against Joe Veres. He is the number one contender for the lightweight belt, and he is the only fighter to hold a win over current champion Frankie Edgar, with whom he has a noted rivalry. He holds notable victories over Kenny Florian, Jim Miller, Dennis Siver, Roger Huerta, and Nate Diaz . Maynard is ranked as the #3 lightweight fighter in the world by Sherdog, #9 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by Yahoo Sports and he is ranked as the #3 lightweight fighter in the world by MMAWeekly.