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Fabricio Camoes – Gray Maynard Confirmed At UFC 176

Andrew Ravens

UFC 176

Brazilian Fabricio Camoes (14-8-1 MMA, 1-3-1 UFC) and former UFC title challenger Gray Maynard (11-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) has been added to UFC 176.

UFC 176 takes place Aug. 2 at Los Angeles’ Staples Center with the headline fight between Jose Aldo –  Chad Mendes. Main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Fabricio Camoes have four knockouts, seven submissions and 3 decisions in his MMA career. He has been knocked out twice, submitted four times and lost by decision twice. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a seven fight winning streak. He had a majority draw against Caol Uno at UFC 106 – Ortiz vs. Griffin 2 on Nov / 21 / 2009 and then lost his next fight against Kurt Pellegrino via rear naked choke at UFC 111 – St. Pierre vs. Hardy
On Mar / 27 / 2010. He won his next two fights to make his UFC return against Tommy Hayden which he won via rear naked choke at UFC on FX – Guillard vs. Miller on Jan / 20 / 2012. However, he has lost his last two fights against Melvin Guillard via Unanimous Decision at UFC 168 – Weidman vs. Silva 2 on Dec / 28 / 2013 and then Jim Miller via armbar at UFC 148 – Silva vs. Sonnen 2 on Jul / 07 / 2012.

Gray Maynard has two knockouts and nine decisions victories, he has been knocked out three times. He made his UFC debut way back in 2007 with a no contest fight against Robert Emerson. He won his next eight fights with wins over Dennis Siver, Frankie Edgar, Jim Miller, Roger Huerta, Nate Diaz and Kenny Florian. He fought to a draw against Frankie Edgar at UFC 125 – Resolution on Jan / 01 / 2011. They had their rematch, but lost via KO at UFC 136 – Edgar vs. Maynard 3 on Oct / 08 / 2011. He beat Clay Guida via split decision at UFC on FX 4 – Maynard vs. Guida on Jun / 22 / 2012. However, he lost his last two fights, he lost to T.J. Grant via TKO at UFC 160 – Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 on May / 25 / 2013 and then Nate Diaz via TKO at UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale on Nov / 30 / 2013.

This fight will most likely be on the main card, but UFC has a lot of fights to add to this card. Here is the current line up:

  • Champ Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes
  • Jussier Formiga vs. Zach Makovsky
  • Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard


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