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Date: 4/18/2014 | Location: Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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Reports: Champ Gilbert Melendez still sidelined, out of January title fight with Pat Healy

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

There's almost no other way to put it: Here we go again. Two months ahead of his title defense at Strikeforce's next card - and reportedly its last card - lightweight champion Gilbert M...

Anthony Pettis feels he is a better striker than Gilbert Melendez

Posted by system system 15 days ago from Bloody Elbow

Pettis praised Melendez's credentials and thinks that his opponent deserves to fight for the title The UFC 155-pound champion Anthony Pettis analysed his upcoming fight with Gilbert Melendez...

Gilbert Melendez finds 15-minute silver lining on path back to UFC title fight

Posted by system system 9 months ago from

Gilbert Melendez saw Benson Henderson's hand get raised, and right away he started looking for the silver lining. It didn't take long for the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to find ...

Gilbert Melendez Wants to Fight Whoever Will Get Him Back to a Title Shot

Posted by system system 11 months ago from

UFC lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez wants to fight whoever will get him back to another title shot the quickest.

Strikeforce Champ Gilbert Melendez Will Likely Step Into an Immediate UFC Title Shot

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

It has been more than a year since Dana White first declared Gilbert Melendez was making the move to the Octagon. A lengthy, torturous wait is likely to result in an immediate title shot.

Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez won't need surgery, January return not set

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez won't need surgery to repair a bad tear to his AC joint, though a timetable for his return is unknown. Melendez's manager and father, Gilb...

Pat Healy Wants to Wait for Gilbert Melendez, but Would Have a Hard Time Turning Down a Fight

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Pat Healy knows that fighting Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce title is a very big deal, but if the promotion came calling and wanted him to fight before that, he'd have a hard time turn...

Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez says Jake Shields a better version of Pat Healy

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Pat Healy is known in MMA circles as a "grinder." Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez is aware of this, but he's not worried that he'll be stifled for five rounds when they fight. He's a...

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Pat Healy turns to sports psychologist to help for title bout with Gilbert Melendez

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Pat Healy is open to any advantage he can get in a fight against champ and betting favorite Gilbert Melendez. The Strikeforce lightweight title challenger said today that he's working w...

With champ Curran sidelined, Bellator considering Freire-Straus interim title fight

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

TUNICA, Miss. - It's possible, but for now, it's anything but definite. Still, with Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran likely out of action until early 2013, the organization ha...

Gilbert Melendez to Defend Strikeforce Lightweight Title Sept. 29 Against Pat Healy

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

World-ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez now has a date and opponent for his next Strikeforce title defense.

Gilbert Melendez Lands Pat Healy for Next Strikeforce Title Defense

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

All the guessing about Gilbert Melendez’s next opponent came to a halt on Wednesday when Strikeforce announced that its lightweight champion would square off with Pat Healy on Sept. 29.

Gilbert Melendez Wants UFC Title Shot, but it Won’t be His Next Fight

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, throughout his career, has striven to attain one specific goal... to be unequivocally regarded as the top lightweight fighter in the world....

XFC champ Scott Holtzman gets stay-busy fight while waiting for title defense

Posted by system system 18 days ago from MMA Junkie

Without a fight lined up in the promotion he holds a title in, XFC lightweight champ Scott Holtzman will venture out this week for a stay-busy fight in Virginia.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, M...

Ex-Bellator champ Daniel Straus on missed weight, cutting dreadlocks, Curran

Posted by system system 1 month ago from MMA Junkie

Daniel Straus had such a struggle making weight for his title fight with Pat Curran that he shaved his trademark dreadlocks. After his loss, he’s looking forward to a potential fourth fight ...

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