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Word out of Gil’s team is that this is the best camp he has ever had and he looking great in training. So excited for this fight because win lose or draw you know Melendez is going to bring it. Thanks to MMA Worldwide for the video.
UFC on FOX 7 Road to the Octagon
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Just a few days away from making his much-anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut, Gilbert Melendez has been giving his thoughts on the differences between he and his UFC on FOX 7 opponent, Ben Henderson.
According to "El Nino," Henderson — the UFC lightweight champion — is a very gifted and talented athlete who is now becoming a fighter, while the "...
The UFC returns to network television this Saturday for another instalment of the UFC on FOX series where lightweight champ Benson Henderson puts his belt on the line for the third time in a super-fight against longtime Strikeforce champ, Gilbert Melendez.. What excites me the most about this particular card is that it is at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, which means I will be in...
After years and years and years and years and years (I think you get it) of waiting, finally Gilbert Melendez is coming to the Octagon. Can you believe it’s already been 36 months since he dominated Shinya Aoki in Nashville to retain the Strikeforce title? Now he fights Ben Henderson to unify the two lightweight straps in a clear battle of number one vs. number two. Or 1A vs...
Get to know world champion Gilbert Melendez as he sits down with Jon Anik on Ultimate Insider. Great to see Melendez finally get his shot at the UFC and chance to prove he is the best in the world.
Gilbert Melendez stretches before a workout
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TheSHOOT visits El Nino at his home in San Fransisco to film him training and talk about what it means to finally be fighting in the UFC. Melendez deserves this title shot more than anyone in the division since he hasn’t lost in nearly four years. He will look to continue the success of his fellow Strikeforce fighters in the UFC and take the lightweight belt from Ben Henderson...
Gilbert Melendez’s long awaited big league debut is just hours away. Unfortunately for “El Niño,” reigning UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson (pictured) is expected to rain on his parade.
Henderson is pegged as a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his title tonight at UFC on FOX 7. Melendez, meanwhile, checks in as a -220 underdog for the biggest fight of his life.
By RICK EYMER
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- UFC lightweight division champion Benson Henderson cares less about where a fight is held and more about the outcome. Let it take place in the parking lot of a convenience store and he'll still just want the win.
Gilbert Melendez's mixed martial arts career was in full bloom while Henderson was still in school. He's...
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “’UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez” event will be tipping the scale today inside California Theatre in San Jose, California. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
Reigning UFC lightweight champ Benson...
In the main event of the evening UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson makes yet another appearance on the Fox Network as he battles the final Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez in a battle of two champions.
Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez weigh in for their eagerly anticipated Champion vs. Champion bout at UFC on FOX 7 that goes down today. I’m going with Matt Brown, Nate Diaz, Daniel Cormier and Gilbert Melendez Because Benson ain’t been praying hard enough.-TO
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By Jorge Hernandez
UFC on FOX 7 will go down this Saturday, featuring a compelling clash between the Former Strikeforce Lightweight kingpin Gilbert ”El Nino” Melendez and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson for the 155-pound title in San Jose, California. The main card will be broadcast free on FOX.
Before the champ and challenger face off inside...
UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste stripped down to a bikini in an elevator for CINEFIX.
The UFC returns tomorrow night with another outsanding edition of the UFC on FOX series. The event is headlined by Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez taking on current UFC champ Benson Henderson in a title unification bout. The weigh-in emits live at 7:00pm EST in San Jose, California
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Main Card (8 p.m. EST)
Ben Henderson (155) vs. Gilbert...