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SAN DIEGO - It's amazing how much a single phone call can completely change the stakes of a fistfight. For the past few weeks, it was generally assumed that Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez was taking part in what amounted to a UFC qualification bout against sometimes welterweight Jorge Masvidal. But on a Thursday media conference call, UFC president Dana White revealed Melendez would be staying put, win or lose. Has the rapid turn of events proven distracting for Mel read news >>

  • a year ago
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Gilbert Melendez is no longer the big fish in the small pond. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC fans will have to wait a little longer to see Gilbert Melendez inside the Octagon. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The man prepared to promote a Nick Diaz boxing contest now says the Strikeforce welterweight champion will not be entering the squared circle anytime soon. Don Chargin today announced via press release that Diaz has determined it's in his "best interest to focus on his primary combat sport and profession." Chargin also referenced a potential "opportunity of a lifetime" for Diaz, fueling further speculation of a pending matchup with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. However read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Eddie Alvarez had a hotel room, but he decided to go home Wednesday and sleep in his own bed. read news >>

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Daniel Cormier no longer has any doubts about Ronda Rousey’s place in MMA. He is convinced the UFC women’s bantamweight champion is unstoppable at 135 pounds in the UFC’s octagon. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Check out UFC.com's complete UFC 184 preview for everything you need to know about the event, including fantasy focus. read news >>

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Raquel Pennington believes she’s a better fighter heading into the UFC 184 than she was when originally scheduled to face Holly Holm at UFC 181 in December. read news >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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A trio of new fights have been added to the UFC's sophomore visit to Mexico City, highlighted by a sizzling co-main event bout between lightweight rivals Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. The UFC confirmed the bout on Monday following an initial report by Mexican outlet Indiscutido. As former respective champions of Strikeforce and Bellator, Alvarez (25-4) and Melendez (22-4) have been angling for a fight for several years, dating back to the infancy of Bellator and former CEO Bjorn Rebney's d read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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After an earlier announcement about the event’s championship headliner, UFC 188 now has an intriguing co-headliner. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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