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Title shot will have to wait for Pettis

Updated: January 4, 2011, 2:17 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

No one could have predicted the level of action Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard delivered Saturday night in their rematch at UFC 125.

Even UFC president Dana White, possibly the most optimistic fight promoter ever, could not have imagined the bout's outcome. And with good reason. Despite never having lost a mixed martial arts bout, Maynard wasn't exactly considered an all-action fighter. In many circles, he was regarded as boring.

Taking an opponent to the ground and smothering ...

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