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Edgar retains title, exacts revenge

Updated: October 9, 2011, 1:37 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar retained his title Saturday in Houston with a TKO of Gray Maynard at 3:54 of the fourth round.

The fight started much like their battle in January, when Maynard dropped Edgar three times in the first round. He would drop Edgar twice in the opening round Saturday night.

"That last fight, he had me hurt in the first round," Edgar said. "Maybe I wanted to make it exciting.

"I hit him with a right hand in transition. I knew he was hurt ...

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