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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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 15 hours ago
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No. 1 lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez took a trip south from the Bay Area to Southern California and brought his training gear with him. The destination: Camp Ronda Rousey. read news >>

  • a day ago
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Check out a recap of episode No. 10 of “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” the first all-female season of the UFC’s long-running reality series.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Watch Gilbert Melendez grapple with Ronda Rousey and train some boxing with Rousey's coach Edmond Tarverdyan in this video from Fight Hub. Melendez looks pretty slick on the ground at Glendale Fighting Club in Los Angeles ahead of his big UFC lightweight title shot against Anthony Pettis at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. read news >>

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Watch Glibert Melendez roll with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in preparation for his upcoming title fight against Anthony Pettis. read news >>

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Sorry Gil, but back breakers are illegal! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight No. 1 contender, Gilbert Melendez, is gearing up for his UFC 181 title fight against reigning division champion Anthony Pettis by hitting mitts and slapping mats at Glendale Fighting Club. And that means getting some work in with coach Edmond Tarverdyan, as well as UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who puts her strap on the line at UFC 184 in February. Based on what you see here, do you think "Rowdy" read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Which is why "Rumble" labels "The Mauler" the toughest opponent he has yet to face. Now that Anthony Johnson is free and clear of the domestic violence charges against him -- which were recently dismissed in court -- "Rumble" can get back to doing what he does best inside the mixed martial arts (MMA) cage. Johnson is pegged to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Alexander Gustafsson, in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, which is set to pop off in read news >>

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