Gilbert Melendez Tag

KJ Noons

K.J. Noons Is Gunning for a Title Shot with...

Jun 16, 2011Comments off119 Views

All the talk surrounding K.J. Noons vs. Jorge Masvidal is about the title shot that may loom overhead for the winner, but Noons knows that

Strikeforce: JZ Cavalcante Trusts His Skill...

Jun 15, 2011Comments off103 Views

JZ Cavalcante, losing three of his last four bouts, knows he needs a victory against Justin Wilcox at Saturday's Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum. JZ sat

Strikeforce Lightweight K.J. Noons: Uncaged...

Jun 03, 2011Comments off59 Views

K.J. Noons 'Uncaged' presents a behind the scenes look at his preparation to face Jorge Masvidal in Strikeforce with a lightweight title shot on the

Josh Thomson vs. Maximo Blanco Set for Unan...

Jun 01, 2011Comments off203 Views

Maximo Blanco is ready to make his Strikeforce debut and he'll get the chance to face a former champion.

K.J. Noons Gets Next Shot At Strikeforce Ch...

May 25, 2011Comments off176 Views

When K.J. Noons steps back in the cage on June 18 to face Jorge Masvidal in Strikeforce it won't just be any fight. With

K.J. Noons Meets Jorge Masvidal at Strikefo...

May 18, 2011Comments off110 Views

Strikeforce may find their next lightweight contender on June 18 as former Elite XC champion K.J. Noons returns to 155lbs to face Jorge Masvidal on

Former Sengoku Lightweight Maximo Blanco Si...

May 17, 2011Comments off112 Views

It didn't take long for former Sengoku lightweight Maximo Blanco to find a home in the United States.

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Gilbert Melendez Looking Outside Strikeforc...

May 13, 2011Comments off157 Views

Gilbert Melendez is still waiting to hear who he may face next in Strikeforce, but if he had his way he'd be fighting the winner

Maximo Blanco Exits Sengoku and Targets U.S...

May 11, 2011Comments off166 Views

Maximo Blanco, one of the top lightweights fighting in Sengoku, has exited the promotion and signed on with U.S. representation and plans to land on

Anthony Pettis Still Gets A UFC Lightweight...

May 02, 2011Comments off217 Views

Things didn't go as smoothly for his entrance into the UFC as he had hoped, but Anthony Pettis still has a title shot in his

K.J. Noons Could Be Just the Contender Stri...

Apr 27, 2011Comments off171 Views

When talking about finding the next contender at lightweight for Gilbert Melendez, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker mentions a few names, but the one that may

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UFC 129: Jake Shields Walks A Murderer̵...

Apr 24, 2011Comments off191 Views

As Jake Shields walks into the gym on any given day, he tapes up his hands, puts the rest of his gear on and warms

MMAWeekly Radio Round-Up: Cruz, Shields, Me...

Apr 23, 2011Comments off64 Views

If you missed an episode of the new MMAWeekly Radio podcast this week, check out what you missed with a round-up of the Weekend Edition

04/19/11 RADIO – Gilbert Melendez and...

Apr 19, 2011Comments off121 Views

Top ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez and Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker stop by MMAWeekly Radio for Tuesday night's edition of the big show.

Gilbert Melendez’s Next Opponent Will...

Apr 19, 2011Comments off171 Views

Gilbert Melendez will not be facing a UFC fighter in his next title defense, but names like K.J. Noons, Jorge Masvidal and Justin Wilcox appear

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Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley Fighter Salaries...

Apr 13, 2011Comments off199 Views

Nick Diaz topped the payouts for the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley fighter salaries, but he was just one of three fighters that made $150,000 or

Diaz vs. Daley Provides Slight Strikeforce ...

Apr 12, 2011Comments off244 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley aired live on Showtime (delayed on the West Coast) to an average viewing audience of 528,000, industry sources told MMAWeekly.com on

Official Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Video ...

Apr 11, 2011Comments off101 Views

Watch Showtime's official recap of Saturday night's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley event in San Diego, the promotion's first under the ownership of Zuffa, LLC, the

MMAWeekly Radio Round-Up: Ricardo Almeida, ...

Apr 10, 2011Comments off122 Views

If you missed an episode of the new MMAWeekly Radio podcast this week, check out what you missed with a round-up of all the week's

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Strikeforce Post-Fight Video: One-on-One Wi...

Apr 10, 2011Comments off94 Views

Gilbert Melendez fought Tatsuya Kawajiri once before, winning by decision. He would have nothing to do with a decision on Saturday night. Melendez went one-on-one

Strikeforce Results: Mousasi and Jardine Ba...

Apr 09, 2011Comments off211 Views

If you wanted a battle at Strikeforce on Saturday night, light heavyweights Gegard Mousasi and Keith Jardine absolutely delivered.

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Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Full Weigh-In R...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off184 Views

Strikeforce held their weigh-ins for Diaz vs. Daley on Friday in San Diego, the first major Showtime event held under the new Zuffa ownership.

Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley Play-by-Play: Gi...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off148 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley play-by-play for Gilbert Melendez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri on Saturday, April 9, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Pre-Fight Press...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off341 Views

Check out this full photo gallery from Thursday's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley pre-fight press conference in San Diego, featuring Nick Diaz, Paul Daley, Gilbert Melendez,

Strikeforce One-on-One: Gilbert Melendez Ha...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off84 Views

Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez happy to work new owners at Zuffa, and the marketing machine behind them will make all the difference.

Strikeforce Weigh-Ins At Crown Plaza Hotel ...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off117 Views

Strikeforce will hold their weigh-ins for this weekend's Diaz vs. Daley card at the Crown Plaza Hotel in San Diego, Calif., and will be free

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Gilbert Melendez to Tatsuya Kawajiri: ̶...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off102 Views

Gilbert Melendez remembers his first fight with Tatsuya Kawajiri, but if the Japanese fighter thinks he's facing the same guy on Saturday night, he's sorely

04/05/11 RADIO – Gilbert Melendez, Ma...

Apr 05, 2011Comments off84 Views

Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, MFC fighter Marcus Davis and MMA manager Malki Kawa are featured on Tuesday night's edition of MMAWeekly Radio

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No Cage, No Problem: Tatsuya Kawajiri Ready...

Apr 05, 2011Comments off162 Views

Despite putting no specific time into training in a cage, Tatsuya Kawajiri is confident that he has grown enough as a fighter to avenge his

Strikeforce Featured Fight Video: Gilbert M...

Apr 04, 2011Comments off152 Views

Gilbert Melendez won the Strikeforce interim lightweight title two years ago. He then unified the title in his rematch with then champion Josh Thomson in