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Strikeforce champ Melendez to be offered fourth Thomson fight, Healy on deck

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The outcome of several fights slated for "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy" could play a big part in Josh Thomson's next move. But in the meantime, the former lightweight champ told MM...

Strikeforce champ Melendez, CEO Coker say no to fourth fight with Thomson

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Finding motivation to fight Josh Thomson wasn't the grand struggle it was made out to be for Gilbert Melendez. "It's tough to get motivated sometimes just because if ...

Reports: Champ Gilbert Melendez still sidelined, out of January title fight with Pat Healy

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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...

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

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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...

Josh Thomson Faces Rising Talent Caros Fodor at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy

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The latest bout added to Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy is a showdown between lightweight contenders Josh Thomson and Caros Fodor.

Josh Thomson vs. Caros Fodor slotted for 'Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy'

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Josh Thomson said he's slotted to fight fellow lightweight Caros Fodor next month at "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy." Although Strikeforce officials have made no announcement, Thomson...

Quinn Mulhern announces 'Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy' fight with Jorge Santiago

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Quinn Mulhern will return to the Strikeforce cage on Sept. 29 for a welterweight bout with veteran Jorge Santiago. Mulhern announced the fight via Twitter, though Strikeforce officials ...

Strikeforce CEO: No Melendez vs. Thomson 4, Healy could be next in lightweight line

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Former Strikeforce lightweight champ Josh Thomson was apparently acting as his own PR agent when he said Gilbert Melendez would be offered a fourth fight against him. S...

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With high-fivin' fiancee in tow, Strikeforce champ Melendez assumes Healy is next

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After defending his title and winning his rubber match with Josh Thomson this past weekend, Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez heard the boos. He was confident his victor...

Strikeforce Featured Fight Video: Gilbert Melendez vs. Josh Thomson II

Posted by system system 3 years ago from

Gilbert Melendez won the Strikeforce interim lightweight title two years ago. He then unified the title in his rematch with then champion Josh Thomson in late 2009. Check out the fight on MM...

UFC 159's Pat Healy: Fighting Jim Miller as good as a Strikeforce title fight

Posted by system system 11 months ago from

It'd be easy for Pat Healy to dwell on his recent back luck, including two promised title fight with then-Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez that never materialized. But he sa...

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.

Ryan Couture vs. K.J. Noons booked for 'Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy' on Jan. 12

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The competition continues to stiffen for lightweight Ryan Couture. Sources close to the event today told that Couture is set to meet onetime welterweight title challenger ...

Daniel Cormier Faces Dion Staring; Melendez vs Healy on Tap for Strikeforce January

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Daniel Cormier has his final fight set for Strikeforce while lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez looks to defend his belt again in January.

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

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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...

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