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GILBERT MELENDEZ RUMORS

Anthony Pettis Vs Gilbert Melendez Title Fight Confirmed For UFC 181

A highly anticipated lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez has now been ‘tentatively’ confirmed for UFC 181 on December 6th. It was the champion himself who broke the news, with Pettis stating on The MMA Hour show this past Monday that the event will take place in Las Vegas, though the venue has not yet been announced. Pettis and Melendez are currently...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Team Melendez All Smiles In Vegas

Little different scene than Team Pettis who has been hitting up the clubs in Las Vegas.  Cannot wait for Gilbert and Showtime to throw down on December 6th.  Hopefully everyone can stay healthy and make it to this bout because it should be a great one. Gilbert Melendez gets some training in with Kron Gracie Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pettis vs Melendez Scheduled for UFC 181 on December 6th

UFC fighter Anthony Pettis has all the tools to be the UFC’s next mega star but he hasn’t fought since he beat Benson Henderson for the Lightweight championship in August of 2013. Pettis is finally healed from injury and his opponent, and fellow coach on “The Ultimate Fighter’ season 20, Gilbert Melendez is ready to challenge him. Pettis announced that the fight between him...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Defends Title Against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) will make his first title defense when he battles Gilbert Melendez on December 6. That date is currently set for UFC 181 at a yet-to-be determined venue in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pettis announced his schedule on today’s edition of “The MMA Hour.” UFC president Dana White previously stated the 155-pounders would collide at their...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Full Cast For The Ultimate Fighter 20 Revealed

It was announced a few months back that the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter would be a season contested of just women. Filming for the season began earlier this week and here are the 16 women who will be competing to become the first UFC strawweight champion. -Heather Jo Clark -Emily Kagan -Aisling Daly -Lisa Ellis -Carla Esparza -Felice Herrig -Randa Markos -Alex Chambers -Joanne...
Via Between The Ropes
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez Gets Some Training In With Kron Gracie

The one and only Gilbert Melendez gets some training in with Kron Gracie while in LA. Excited to see Gil coaching TUF 20 against the champion Anthony Pettis as I have a feeling both Gil and Showtime will be wonderful coaches. All the best to Gil and to Kron who is getting ready to make his MMA debut. Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Gilbert Melendez at ESPN studios
Via Tito Couture
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez Signs Lucrative UFC Deal; Will Coach On TUF 20

The UFC have agreed to match Bellator’s terms for Gilbert Melendez in order to keep him in the promotion, and it means the former Strikeforce lightweight champion will become one of the best paid fighters in MMA. While Melendez’s new basic salary hasn’t yet been revealed, MMAFighting.com reports that his new contract calls for him to fight on pay-per-view in 75% of his upcoming...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Melendez may receive next title shot

The UFC lightweight title picture was turned on its head as a result of UFC 166 after Gilbert Melendez defeated Diego Sanchez in one of the single, greatest fights in MMA history. The two competitors battled back and forth, all over the Octagon for 15 straight minutes and when it was over the mat was speckled with their blood, sweat and tears in a majestic display of athleticism...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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 Intravid.com tells us what’s next for Ben Henderson...
Via Tito Couture
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via 5thRound.com
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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