The UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez fighter salaries were released to MMAWeekly.com on Sunday by the California State Athletic Commission.
UFC on FOX 7 Highlights Video: Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez
UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson says that a rematch with challenger Gilbert Melendez should be expected... it's not a matter of if, but when.
Gilbert Melendez has waited years for his shot at the UFC lightweight championship. But he took his foot off the gas and paid dearly for it.
Gilbert Melendez felt he did enough to defeat Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 7 on Saturday.
Though Gilbert Melendez came out on the favorable end of a split decision in his final Strikeforce title defense, the same could not be said in his first bid for UFC gold.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – To put it simply, Gilbert Melendez thought he had done enough. But in retrospect, he realizes he took his foot off the gas at the wrong time.
It was a UFC lightweight title fight, so there was a pretty good chance it was going to be closely contested. Benson Henderson retained his title with a split-decision win over Gilbert Melen...
Benson Henderson survived the sternest of tests by the narrowest of margins.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Another lightweight title fight, another razor-close decision. Despite a spirited early effort from former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, Benson Henderson retained...