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Two more interesting fights have been added to a UFC Fight Night card in Rio on March 21st. The March 21st UFC Fight Night 62 card in Rio de Janeiro was looking pretty great even with only a couple of fights announced. A battle of contenders on top, and some guaranteed violence in addition that. Well, you can add two more to that list and they're quite impressive too. The first bout is a bit odd, but represents a major step up in competition for one Brazilian fighter. Former Strikeforce champ an read news >>

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Five years later, they will meet again. Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao, who battled as featherweights at WEC 46 in 2010, will rematch, now as bantamweights, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. Combate first reported that the bout is agreed, but the contracts are yet to be signed. Faber (32-7), who submitted Assuncao with a rear-naked choke back in 2010, won back-to-back fights since losing a title fight to Renan Barao, tapping Alex Caceres and Franc read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Stream or download Friday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Gilbert Melendez, “Stitch” Duran and Don Frye.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Gilbert Melendez, Stitch Duran and Don Frye.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 59 is set to pop off this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) from the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., airing live on FOX Sports 1. The event will be headlined by an intriguing featherweight bout that features top 145-pound attraction Conor McGregor facing off against German kickboxer, Dennis Siver. With a win, "Notorious" will earn himself a much-desired title shot against division kingpin, Jose Aldo. Before the two talented strikers do battle inside the Octagon, ex-Ultimate Fighting Championshi read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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TUF 17's Gilbert Smith takes on Chidi Njokuani for the RFA welterweight title, Invicta and Strikeforce vet Sarah D'Alelio looks to avoid a fourth straight loss, and undefeated prospect Alexey Butorin brings the pain. Welcome, folks, to the first BtO of 2015. There was little doing two weekends ago, but action on the regionals have begun to pick up as the year gets underway in earnest. We head first to St. Petersburg, Russia where, on January 4th, in the main event of Warrior's Way Championship 5 read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Gilbert Melendez isn't a fighter who is willing to settle for anything less than his best, and he's determined to get his career back on track. After a three-year run under the Strikeforce banner in which he won then defended the lightweight title on six consecutive occasions, El Nino finally crossed over into UFC waters in 2013. With Melendez long being touted as one of the best 155-pound fighters in the world, his first foray into the Octagon was a clash of champions as he faced UFC lightweigh read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Chidi Njokuani methodically dissected Gilbert Smith in the Resurrection Fighting Alliance 22 headliner, but it was something of a bittersweet triumph for 26-year-old Las Vegas resident. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Chidi Njokuani methodically dissected Gilbert Smith in the Resurrection Fighting Alliance 22 headliner, but it was something of a bittersweet triumph for 26-year-old Las Vegas resident. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Ultimate Fighter alum Gilbert Smith is looking to take his career to the next level in Friday's shot at the title at RFA 22 in Colorado Springs. read news >>

  • a month ago
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After months of training with Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz, jiu-jitsu wizard Kron Gracie finally made his MMA debut. Son of legendary fighter Rickson Gracie, the multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion fought for the first time under MMA rules at Tuesday’s Real Fight Championship 1 in Tokyo, Japan, against fellow MMA newcomer Hyung Soo-Kim, and scored a 65-second armbar after pulling guard. Also on the card, Roberto "Satoshi" de Souza, who recently battled to a draw with Jake read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sometimes it’s go big or go home. In MMA, more often than not, that attitude sees something spectacular happen in the cage. Other times, it happens in negotiations between fighter and promoter, usually on those rare occasions when a guy’s star power is enough for him to hold out for a little cash and a little exposure. That’s exactly what happened early in 2014, when Gilbert Melendez was ready to walk from the UFC. Bellator had offered him a big deal, and the only way the UFC could hold onto him read news >>

  • a month ago
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The main event is set for next month’s RFA 22 event, and the welterweight title will be on the line. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Second-ranked Gilbert Melendez tried to contain the sensational striking chops of Anthony Pettis with bell-to-bell pressure in their lightweight title tilt at UFC 181 on Saturday. Unfortunately for El Nino, his pressure-at-all-cost approach landed him in a precarious position in the second round, which ended with him tapping out for the first time in his career. He may have been slightly impressed with Pettis' performance, but the way top-ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov sees it, he won't have the sam read news >>

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