Gilbert Melendez Tag

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UFC Lightweight Title Shot Awaits Jose Aldo...

Feb 26, 2013Comments off968 Views

What did it take to change Jose Aldo's mind in agreeing to grant Anthony Pettis a title shot? Simply a title shot of his own

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Myles Jury vs. Ramsey Nijem Added to UFC on...

Feb 06, 2013Comments off814 Views

Undefeated Myles Jury will face Ramsey Nijem at UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez on April 20.

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Benson Henderson Knows Gilbert Melendez Wil...

Jan 17, 2013Comments off317 Views

Benson Henderson wants to face the best fighters in the world and the next one on the list is Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez at UFC

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Anthony Pettis – “No More Mr. N...

Jan 15, 2013Comments off884 Views

Anthony Pettis reacts to the recent news that Gilbert Melendez would get the next crack at the UFC lightweight title. He says he's done playing

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Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez Likel...

Jan 14, 2013Comments off593 Views

It looks like a champion vs. champion fight may be headed to the next major UFC on Fox show with UFC champion Benson Henderson defending

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What’s Next for the Best of the Best ...

Jan 13, 2013Comments off449 Views

Looking ahead for the Strikeforce roster as they transition to the UFC - what fights make the most sense and what match-ups could we see

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Strikeforce Champ Gilbert Melendez Will Lik...

Dec 27, 2012Comments off847 Views

It has been more than a year since Dana White first declared Gilbert Melendez was making the move to the Octagon. A lengthy, torturous wait

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MMAWeekly Radio Thursday: Tim Boetsch, Gilb...

Dec 20, 2012Comments off1212 Views

Thursday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio welcomes UFC 155 fighter Tim Boetsch, Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, and new UFC fighter Derek Brunson.

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Gilbert Melendez: To Be Undoubtedly No. 1 B...

Dec 20, 2012Comments off839 Views

Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez says that UFC champ Benson Henderson still has a test in front of him before he can tout himself as the

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Benson Henderson Warns Contenders in Lightw...

Dec 09, 2012Comments off725 Views

Benson Henderson had to truly work his way to getting a UFC lightweight title shot, and now that he's got the belt and defended it

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Gilbert Melendez Out; Jorge Masvidal vs. Pa...

Nov 27, 2012Comments off1157 Views

With Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez still sidelined by a shoulder injury, Jorge Masvidal has been tapped to face Pat Healy at Strikeforce: Champions in January.

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The Slow Death of Strikeforce

Nov 26, 2012Comments off563 Views

Strikeforce could have been described as "on life support" as far back as March 2011, but now in its final days, the timeline is set

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Daniel Cormier Faces Dion Staring; Melendez...

Nov 08, 2012Comments off512 Views

Daniel Cormier has his final fight set for Strikeforce while lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez looks to defend his belt again in January.

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Pat Healy Wants to Wait for Gilbert Melende...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off476 Views

Pat Healy knows that fighting Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce title is a very big deal, but if the promotion came calling and wanted him

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MMAWeekly Radio Tuesday: Sons of Anarchy...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off928 Views

Sons of Anarchy star and MMA fan Harold Perrineau highlights Tuesday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio along with Strikeforce competitors Gilbert Melendez and Pat Healy.

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Gilbert Melendez ‘Bummed’ for F...

Sep 24, 2012Comments off384 Views

In five days, Gilbert Melendez was set to once again put his Strikeforce lightweight title on the line, but instead he's going to be starting

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Strikeforce Cancels Show After Gilbert Mele...

Sep 24, 2012Comments off814 Views

The injury bug has now claimed Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, which has led to the promotion canceling Saturday night's event that was scheduled to

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Strikeforce Melendez vs Healy Media Call (A...

Sep 18, 2012Comments off437 Views

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

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Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy Showtime Ma...

Aug 22, 2012Comments off367 Views

Strikeforce on Wednesday firmed up the full Showtime main card for Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy slated for Sept. 29 in Sacramento, Calif.

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Gilbert Melendez Lands Pat Healy for Next S...

Jul 25, 2012Comments off416 Views

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

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MMAWeekly Radio Wednesday: Martin Kampmann ...

May 30, 2012Comments off901 Views

TUF Live finale main event fighter Martin Kampmann and Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez highlight Wednesday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio.

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Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier Fighter Sal...

May 21, 2012Comments off675 Views

Josh Barnett and Gilbert Melendez topped the payouts for Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier, according to the fighter salaries released by the California State Athletic Commission.

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Strikeforce Barnett vs Cormier: Melendez Di...

May 20, 2012Comments off335 Views

Gilbert Melendez was somewhat disappointed in his performance on Saturday night, but don't discount his opposition. Check out what Melendez had to say post-fight.

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Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier Results: Me...

May 19, 2012Comments off520 Views

Gilbert Melendez won the final chapter in the trilogy with Josh Thomson at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier on Saturday night, but could there be another

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Watch Tonight’s Strikeforce Barnett v...

May 19, 2012Comments off709 Views

Check out the show opener for tonight's Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier on Showtime. The opening features Gilbert Melendez, Josh Thomson, Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier.

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Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Full Weigh...

May 18, 2012Comments off310 Views

Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier squared off on Friday as they are now set to determine the first and only ever Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix

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Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Weigh-In P...

May 18, 2012Comments off3628 Views

Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier weigh-in photos from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

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Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Main Card ...

May 18, 2012Comments off408 Views

Check out the weigh-in highlights from the big three fights slated for Saturday's Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

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Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier Weigh-In Re...

May 18, 2012Comments off1055 Views

The finals of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix are here and Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier weighed in on Friday to make their bout official.

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Gilbert Melendez: ‘I Respect Him, but...

May 18, 2012Comments off323 Views

If Gilbert Melendez beats Josh Thomson again, what's next? Are there more Strikeforce talents on the horizon? Is becoming the latest fighter to jump ship