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  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 3 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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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had a brief meltdown yesterday, using salty language to describe his indefinite suspension from mixed martial arts (MMA), following allegations from the mother of his children that accuse "Rumble" of domestic violence. See how it all went down right here. "I want to apologize to everybody for my language yesterday," Johnson wrote on his official Facebook page. "It really sux being accused of something I didn't do. S read news >>

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Alvarez and Melendez have gone back-and-forth for quite some time, but now that they are both fighting for UFC, their paths should eventually cross inside the Octagon. Before Eddie Alvarez inked his deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after a year of legal battles, Gilbert Melendez renewed his own contract with the ZUFFA-owned company with hardly a hitch, leaving Bellator hanging high and dry. As Gilbert puts it, their roads to the Octagon were vastly different because some people kno read news >>

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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Gilbert Melendez.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Check out a recap of episode No. 2 of “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” the first all-female season of the UFC’s long-running reality series.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Gilbert Melendez is up all the current drama in MMA. The lightweight contender and coach on “The Ultimate Fighter 20? knows recent UFC signee Eddie Alvarez has it in for him, but after calling out the fighter several years ago, he’s moved on. Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez responded to Gilbert Melendez’s recent statements and revealed that he is far more interested in a match-up against the former Strikeforce lightweight champion than he is in Anthony Pettis. Although yet to make his official UFC debut, Eddie Alvarez has already contemplating his potential title shot and the opponent he wants to face for the coveted belt, Gilbert Melendez. Melendez recently stated that Alvarez has "fallen off the past couple of ye read news >>

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