Results for: Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez says Jake Shields better version Pat Healy in news

  • 2 years ago
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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 already been there with onetime UFC welterweight title challenger Jake Shields. "If anyone can replicate Pat, it's Jake," Melendez said today. "I lock horns with a lot of guys, and the first thing I do is say, 'They've got nothing on Jake.'" read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 Melendez has been sidelined again. The news comes from Tatame, and UFC/Zuffa President Dana White said on a fan chat with the Montreal Gazette earlier in the day Friday that he believed Melendez was going to be off the January show. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Gilbert Melendez, Pat Healy, Gian Villante and Guto Inocente, as well as Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, fielded questions from the media on the Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy media conference call on Tuesday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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World-ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez now has a date and opponent for his next Strikeforce title defense. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Gilbert Melendez returns to action in September, and Pat Healy will be the next man to try and take his Strikeforce lightweight title. MMAjunkie.com today learned the matchup with sources close to the fighters. Melendez and Healy will meet in the headliner of the previously announced event, now entitled "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy," which takes place Sept. 29 at Power Balance Pavilion (formerly ARCO Arena) in Sacramento, Calif. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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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. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After edging out Mizuto Hirota via unanimous decision at Strikeforce “Rockhold vs. Kennedy,” Pat Healy believes he’s ready for a title shot against lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Former Strikeforce champ and current UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez plans to keep things professional when he gets on the set of “The Ultimate Fighter 20? with champ Anthony Pettis in advance of their year-end title bout.Filed under: News, Only on (...) read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Following his release by the UFC, former Strikeforce middleweight champion and onetime UFC title challenger Jake Shields has signed with World Series of Fighting.Filed under: News, WSOF Tagged: Jake Shields read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and onetime UFC title challenger Jake Shields will be looking for a new promotion to call home. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: Jake Shields read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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There's no guarantee Nick and Nate Diaz will be on TUF to help, but at least now we know Gilbert Melendez has reached out. Fans of the 209, Gilbert Melendez has done his part to get the polarizing Diaz brothers, Nick and Nate, on the absolutely talent-filled all-female edition of TUF. Here's what Melendez told Shootmedia about his possible team: "You better believe I called Nick and Nate Diaz already and asked them to make some time to come out and make an appearance and spend some time out ther read news >>

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