UFC 125: Edgar vs. Maynard will take place on January 1, 2011 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

There is a great deal at stake for the fighters on the first UFC card of 2011.

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard face off in a rematch for Edgar’s UFC light heavyweight title.

Chris Leben will face off against Brian Stann who specifically requested a fight against the “Crippler.”

Brandon Vera and Thiago Silva will meet in what may very well be a must win fight for both of these veteran UFC fighters.

Clay Guida will put his iron chin up against the heavy-hands of Takanori Gomi.

Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni is in a must win situation against The Ultimate Fighter Season 11 competitor Brad Travares.

Former WEC champion Mike Brown will make his UFC debut against Diego Nunes.

Veteran MMA fighter Antonio McKee will make his UFC debut at 40 years-old and will have his hands full with Jacob Volkmann.

As UFC 125 approaches stay tuned as I will bring you more info as the fight card approaches and analysis of the fights as they occur.