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  • 2 years ago
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Gilbert Melendez and Josh Thomson will soon settle a score. Multiple sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that verbal agreements are in place for a rubber match between the current and former Strikeforce lightweight champ at "Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier," which takes place May 19 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., and airs live on Showtime. Additionally, a non-title light-heavyweight matchup between former champ Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante and Mike Kyle is expected read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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The oft-injured Josh Thomson has unfortunately been forced out of his UFC Fight Night co-main event slot due to injury. The March 21st UFC Fight Night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken multiple hits to its main card, and now UFC officials have to look for a replacement opponent for the co-main event. Veteran lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of his scheduled showdown with Brazil's Gilbert Burns, news confirmed by MMA Fighting after Lance first reported it. This card already lost its orig read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Ask and you shall receive ... just don't say you didn't hear it here, first. Two top-ranked Latino Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight standouts, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez, will collide in the co-main event of UFC 188, which takes place inside Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 13, 2015. The world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion confirmed the fantastic 155-pound match up via Twitter.com earlier this afternoon. Melendez (ranked No. 4) is a former read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The UFC's return to Mexico just got a boost, as the promotion announced that the co-main event will be a long-awaited lightweight fight between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The news was announced by the UFC on Twitter: #UFC188 adds co-main event @GilbertMelendez vs @Ealvarezfight http://t.co/V9JT2WRrm9 pic.twitter.com/dujooi0XnZ — UFC News (@UFCNews) February 23, 2015 For hardcore MMA fans, this is a dream match between lightweight tale read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The UFC has announced a big co-main event between top ranked lightweights, as they've re-booked Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez. Weren't we supposed to see this fight already? Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have been teased as a potential must-see booking for years. Back when the men were champions in competing MMA organizations (Alvarez in Bellator and Melendez in Strikeforce) getting the two in the same cage seemed like something of a lost superfight. Time and Zuffa make all MMA fights read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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A UFC 188 co-main event bout between Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez led several announcements for the Mexico City fight card on Monday. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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A heavyweight fight between Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic is reportedly going to headline the UFC's debut card in Adelaide, Australia this May. While not officially confirmed by UFC officials, it looks like the UFC's first trip to the Australian city of Adelaide will mark the return of Mark Hunt (no pun intended ... maybe) to the Octagon. An MMA Fighting report says that a heavyweight clash between "The Super Samoan" and Stipe Miocic is in the works for a May 10th show to be streamed live on UFC Fi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Anthony Pettis out-coached Gilbert Melendez on The Ultimate Fighter 20, and now he's beaten the former Strikeforce champion inside the Octagon. While Pettis' striking gets most of the attention, he's now gotten it done with submissions in two straight outings. Showtime captured the lightweight championship with an armbar against Benson Henderson. Then, on Saturday, Pettis locked up a guillotine choke on Melendez to retain UFC gold. As expected, Melendez was reluctant to stand with Pettis. El Nin read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Watch the video highlights from the UFC 181 co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez for the UFC lightweight title. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Watch Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez full fight video highlights from UFC 181's main event above, courtesy of ESPN. UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2 took place December 6, 2014 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-2) locked horns with former Strikeforce titleholder Gilbert Melendez (22-4) in the night's co-main event, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above. For more on UFC 181's co-main event, check out th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A trio of veteran referees are set to oversee high-profile bouts next month in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today confirmed. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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[autotag]Conor McGregor[/autotag] may not get an immediate title shot, after all. Multiple sources with knowledge of the negotiations told MMAjunkie that McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC), the popular Irish featherweight, is targeted to meet [autotag]Dennis Siver[/autotag] (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) a... read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell is set to resume his career following a one-year suspension and will fight Ruslan Magomedov, possibly at UFC 177. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Did you miss Saturday’s WSOF 11 event on NBC? Check out video highlights from the top fights, including the headliner between lightweight champion Justin Gaethje and challenger Nick Newell.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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