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Strikeforce CEO, Scott Coker, believes that Gilbert Melendez would come out on top if he fought UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar
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Before Gilbert Melendez successfully defended his title against Jorge Masvidal this past Saturday there was speculation that Melendez would be transferred to the UFC with a potential title shot against Frankie Edgar. Unfortunately, it turns out that Melendez will stay where is for now and will leave it up to Strikeforce to get him good [...]
Last weekend’s Strikeforce event played host to nine professional Mixed Martial Arts fights. The total disclosed payroll released by the California State Athletic Commission came in at $580,000 for all 18 competitors on the night. Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez and former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, topped the evening’s payroll...
“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all [...]
Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers if you thought the UFC should sign Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez following his successful title defense over Jorge Masvidal last weekend. After tallying the totals it appears that the majority of MMA fans do indeed think that Gilbert belongs in the UFC contender picture. With 2,113 [...]
Scott Coker Thinks Gilbert Melendez Could Take Frankie Edgar
The California State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants that competed in last Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” event.
Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez earned a flat $150,000 paycheck for his unanimous decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in the night’s featured attraction. Masvial, on the other hand, took...
The California State Athletic Commission has medically suspended 10 “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” athletes for various injuries sustained in their respective scraps this past Saturday.
Lightweight K.J. Noons (Pictured) is among two fighters that were handed indefinite bans. Noons and opponent Billy Evangelista must have their left eyes examined before returning to action...
Today the California State Athletic Commission released the salary figures, along with the attendance and live gate for this past weekends Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal fight card.
The big bread winners were the main event winner Gilbert Melendez and the former light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi who both brought home a very generous $150,000.
The salaries are what are...
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