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Our friends at give us their thoughts on what should be next for last Saturday’s main event fighters. Another incredible night of fights as the UFC on Fox 7 card delivered on all of the hype with 8 of the fights ending in TKO or KO, tying the record set back in 2008 during UFC 92. The main event featured 25 minutes of non-stop action as top lightweight Gilbert Melendez made his UFC debut against champion Benson Henderson. After a slow start, Benson Henderson seemingly did enough to justify having his hand raised although this certainly marks another Henderson performance where the win was questioned by many. So what is next for both of these incredibly talented fighters?… To continue reading click here Check out for all fighter video blogs gives us their picks for UFC on FOX 7

Gilbert Melendez Gives His Thoughts On His Fight With Henderson

Gilbert Melendez posted this picture on his Instagram page and it sums up how many people feel about his split decision loss to Ben Henderson.  Not sure what is next for the former Strikeforce champ but he proved without a doubt he is one of the best in the world if not the best. Gilbert Melendez is heartbroken over loss to Henderson tells us what’s next for Ben Henderson...

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Melendez Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Benson Henderson's fiancée might be asking for a engagement ring upgrade soon.  After all, her future husband, after popping the question after his big win over Gilbert Melendez, was the top earner at Saturday's UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Melendez. Here is the reported purse info for the event, released by the California Athletic...

Judge Who Scored The Fight For Melendez Is A Cesar Gracie Affiliate Instructor

More controversy from an athletic commission.  One of the judges for the main event bout between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez has ties to the ex Strikeforce champ as he is an instructor at one of Cesar Gracie’s affiliate schools.  If you are high up in the MMA scene and from the same area it is hard to have no relationships with others in the same field but what his...

‘UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez’ Ratings Take Slight Dip

According to Nielsen Media Research, Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez” broadcast captured an average of 3.7 million viewers. That’s down roughly 11 percent from the UFC ‘s last show on the network.  Viewership for the event peaked at 4.7 million during the card’s featured attraction, which saw lightweight champion Benson Henderson (pictured) pull out a...

CSAC And Judge Who Scored Fight For Melendez Defend Themselves

It had been reported earlier that one of the judges for the UFC on FOX 7 main event had ties to fighter Gilbert Melendez.  The judge in question, Wade Vierra, and the California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer Andy Foster defended their decision to allow Vierra to judge the fight.  Vierra is an instructor at a Cesar Gracie affiliate school, Cesar of course coaches both...

The Two Sheds Review: UFC Henderson vs Melendez

It’s time to step into the Octagon once again as we take a look at the UFC’s latest show on America’s Fox network, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain.The broadcast began in the welterweight division with Matt Brown taking on Jordan Mein.This was a great way to start the show, a back and forth battle that had you on the edge of...

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson booed while proposing to girlfriend

At UFC on FOX 7 Benson “Smooth” Henderson went toe-to-toe in a de-facto title unification bout against the last Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez. A hard-fought scrap saw Melendez controlling the octagon for much of the fight, while Henderson cleverly out-struck  “El Niño” from the outside. The split decision victory by Benson tied BJ Penn’s UFC record...

10 Point Must Scoring, Must Go!

Nobody knew who won! On a night where the UFC tied the record for most KOs in one event it is no surprise that there was controversy surrounding two of the three fights that went to decision.  The main event between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez was a closely contested battle that illustrates some of the problems with the simplistic nature of MMA scoring.  While I do not...

10 Point Must Scoring System, Must Go!

Nobody knew who won this fight! On a night where the UFC tied the record for most KOs in one event it is no surprise that there was controversy surrounding two of the three fights that went to decision.  The main event between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez was a closely contested battle that illustrates some of the problems with the simplistic nature of MMA scoring....

Benson Henderson Proposes To Girlfriend After Title Defence

In case you missed it, here’s a video clip of UFC Champ Benson Henderson proposing to his girlfriend inside the octagon after his latest title defence against Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 7.

UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez” Medical Suspensions Released

The California State Athletic Commission has medically suspended every athlete who competed in “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez” this past Saturday. The majority of the 24-fighter roster was issued a precautionary seven-day ban. However, Daniel Cormier (pictured), Chad Mendes, Jorge Masvidal and Ramsey Nijem each could be riding the pine for up to six months. Although, the...

UFC On FOX 7 results and wrap up

Benson Henderson defended his UFC Lightweight title on the Fox network against a member of the Cesar Gracie Fight Team once again this weekend, but it was hardly like his dominant victory against Nate Diaz months earlier.

Benson Henderson Proposes Inside Octagon

Not sure how I feel about proposing after a fight… Gilbert Melendez Post Fight Interview Daniel Cormier Post Fight Interview

And Now We Know: Top 10 Lightweights

  UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs Melendez came and went, starting off with Matt Brown using his experience and striking technique to put a real beating on Jordan Mein. I was and still am impressed at Mein’s talent at such a young age but he just wasn’t ready for Matt Brown's versatile hands. We saw Nate Diaz get finished for the first time in his UFC career by Josh Thomson...

UFC on FOX 7: Medical Suspensions

Benson Henderson: mandatory seven-day suspension Gilbert Melendez: mandatory seven-day suspension Daniel Cormier: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for swollen right middle finger Frank Mir: mandatory seven-day suspension Josh Thomson: mandatory seven-day suspension Nate Diaz: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician...
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