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Gilbert Melendez has had the opportunity to work closely with Nick Diaz on a number of occasions over the years. read news >>

  • 13 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 >>

  • 14 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 >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 18 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 >>

  • 21 days ago
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2013 gave us some of the best fights of all time in Jones vs. Gustafsson and Melendez vs. Sanchez, but 2014 was plagued with injuries for the UFC. Despite being hit with so many injuries and fight cancellations, the year featured some standout performances in MMA. Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler put on a five-round brawl in July. Brown also had an epic scrap with the ultra-talented Erick Silva, and Lawler was involved in a close, all-time great welterweight title fight with Johny Hendricks. The ver read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch the UFC 181 card in super slow motion. UFC 181 was arguably the most stacked card in the past few months, and you can relive some of the action in the clip above. Watch super slow motion highlights from the double title fight headliners in Robbie Lawler vs. Johny Hendricks, Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez, along with undercard bouts that featured the brutal knockout from Josh Samman, and the fight of the night in Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar. UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II Results Ma read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights of the UFC’s most recent pay-per-view event, which featured a pair of title fights in Las Vegas. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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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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Check out a recap of episode No. 12, the regular-season finale, of “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” the first all-female season of the UFC’s long-running reality series.Filed under: News, UFC 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Not surprisingly, new UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler topped the UFC 181 fighter salaries, but Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez were a close second. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler earned an event-high $220,000 for his title-winning performance against Johny Hendricks at UFC 181. read news >>

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