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Two champions collide.
The talk between two of the best heavyweights comes to punches.
One of Strikeforce's elite battles for his chance at title contention against one of the most decorated strikers in the sport.
If you feel like for some reason you're not fully prepared for tonight's UFC on FOX 7 main card then check out this video after the jump.
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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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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.
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 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...
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...
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...
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
Watch the live stream below:
Main Card (8 p.m. EST)
Ben Henderson (155) vs. Gilbert...
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...