Found April 22, 2013 on The Camel Clutch Blog:
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.

Gilbert Melendez Can’t Blame Anybody but Himself for Loss to Benson Henderson

After dropping a highly controversial split decision loss to reigning UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson, Gilbert Melendez (pictured) admitted he was “heartbroken.” What the 31-year-old must now live with is that he has nobody to blame but himself for the most devastating defeat of his life. Melendez convincingly won the opening round and arguably took the second stanza on...

UFC FOX Saturday Highlights: Brown, Thomson, and Cormier wreak havoc in San Jose

Before Joe Thornton and company blow another playoff run inside of the Shark Tank this Spring the fine folks at the Ultimate Fighting Championship decided to bless San Jose with a real show. Last nights 7th UFC on FOX offering provided fans with 8 T(KO) finishes in all, the final two of the night coming via Matt "The Immortal" Brown and Josh "The Punk" Thomson...

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...

UFC on Fox 7 fight card: Daniel Cormier vs Frank Mir fight review and analysis

Two of the top-ranked heavyweights on the planet collided last night (April 20, 2013) as Daniel Cormier took on two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 7 in San Jose, California. The bout has originally been scheduled to take place on Cormier's turf at a Strikeforce event last November, but an injury to Mir prevented it. This time, however...

Gilbert Melendez “Heartbroken” Over Controversial Loss

I agree with Gilbert on banking rounds 1 & 2 and stealing round 5.  That’s exactly how I had it.  It looks like what Henderson does something that impresses the judges, because those stats that Fox gives didn’t seem accurate. Dana White Post Fight Interview Gilbert Melendez Looking Jacked For His UFC Title Shot

‘UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez’ Salaries Released

The California State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez” event. Benson Henderson (pictured) was the night’s biggest winner. Not only did he leave Cali with his lightweight title in tow, but he pocketed $200,000 for posting a split decision victory over Gilbert Melendez...

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....

Opinions split on Henderson-Melendez

It's not very often you hear boos while someone is trying to propose. But Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 event from San Jose was not your normal fight night. The evening included a UFC-record eight knockouts on the entire card, which was the first show in the new UFC on FOX series including several talented fighters from the former Strikeforce circuit. The night began with a...

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 7 full results: Henderson retains title over Melendez, proposes to girlfriend post-fight.

UFC on FOX 7 was one of the most exciting fight nights in a long time with eight brutal finishes and multiple close fights. Henderson/Melendez was controversially close with a post-fight love-fest when Benson proposed to his girlfriend on FOX. Cormier pretty much dominated Mir, Josh Thomson shocked everyone and destroyed Nate Diaz, and the Matt Brown/Jordan Mein brawl was a scrap...

UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez Results and Live Coverage

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 and a co-main event between former heavyweight champ Frank Mir and Strikeforce GP champ Daniel Cormier. Check back at approx. 3:40 pm EST for live...

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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