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Thomson: I am sick over Pettis vs. Gil
Thomson: I am sick over Pettis vs. Gil
"I’m happy that Gil still is with the UFC. It just gives me one more person to get through to get to the title. I’m just sick to my stomach that it should have been me there."
02/24/2014
Details emerge on Melendez contract
Details emerge on Melendez contract
Details have emerged for Gil Melendez's contract the will reportedly make him one of the highest paid fighters in mixed martial arts today.
02/24/2014
White: Good for Gil Melendez, no hard feelings
White: Good for Gil Melendez, no hard feelings
"Gilbert's out there testing the market, good for him," said UFC president Dana White. "I don't have any hard feelings for Gilbert Melendez."
02/20/2014
Rebney: We're going after everybody, more and more
Rebney: We're going after everybody, more and more
"We're going to continue to sign the best fighters," said Bjorn Rebney following coming to terms with Gil Melendez. "We're going after everybody, more-and-more often."
02/17/2014
Melendez: Diego a little silly, delusional and weird, and easy money
Melendez: Diego a little silly, delusional and weird, and easy money
"I think he is a little silly for saying that but he's a weird guy. Sometimes he's complimenting and sometimes he's disrespectful and I don't think he even knows it."
11/08/2013
Pettis: I'm too intelligent to fight like Melendez vs. Sanchez
Pettis: I'm too intelligent to fight like Melendez vs. Sanchez
"You’ll never see Anthony Pettis in a fight like that," said Anthony Pettis. "I’m too intelligent, too skilled, and too versatile to be standing with someone toe-to-toe."
11/02/2013
White: Melendez 'back in mix' for title shot
White: Melendez 'back in mix' for title shot
Definitely, Gilbert Melendez is one of the best in the world," said UFC president Dana White. "It definitely puts him back in the mix for the title shot."
10/20/2013
Melendez: 'Right opportunity' will pull Nick Diaz out of retirement
Melendez: 'Right opportunity' will pull Nick Diaz out of retirement
"I don't think Nick Diaz has the desire to be a stepping stone or he doesn't want to play that role." said Gil Melendez. "I think he wants to fight top-level competition."
10/15/2013
Nate Diaz: Thomson scared $#!^less, Benson weird, Gil the real champ
Nate Diaz: Thomson scared $#!^less, Benson weird, Gil the real champ
Nate Diaz recently appeared on BJPenn Radio and talked Benson Henderson (weird), Josh Thomson (scared), and Gil Melendez (real lightweight champion).
04/25/2013
Gil Melendez: We need judges who train
Gil Melendez: We need judges who train
"Some judges just don't know what's going on. I wish they'd get on the mat and train and really feel what it's like and do some boxing or some Muay Thai."
04/24/2013
Bendo vs. Gil scoring provides opportunity to reflect on judging in MMA
Bendo vs. Gil scoring provides opportunity to reflect on judging in MMA
SCAC Judge Wade Vierra's scoring of the Benson Henderson vs. Gil Melendez fight provides an opportunity to talk about bias, competence, and what the sport needs.
04/22/2013
Melendez: To the common fan I am 0-0
Melendez: To the common fan I am 0-0
"To the common fan, I'm 0-0," said Gil Melendez ahead of his fight Saturday with Benson Henderson. "If I win, it will legitimize everything. If I don't, it won't."
04/19/2013
Meet Dr. Peter, Chiro to MMA's stars (& little kids too)
Meet Dr. Peter, Chiro to MMA's stars (& little kids too)
The Fighting Life profiles BJJ black belt and Kyokushin champion Dr. Peter Goldman, Chiropractor to BJ Penn, Gil Melendez, Bas Rutten, and other MMA stars.
03/19/2013
Gil Melendez wants to avenge his homie Nate Diaz
Gil Melendez wants to avenge his homie Nate Diaz
"You want to whip the dudes ass, you want to beat him up," said Gil Melendez. "You want to avenge your team, avenge your homie, but much respect to the guy."
01/06/2013
Gil Melendez: Benson needs beat me to be 'absolutely' #1
Gil Melendez: Benson needs beat me to be 'absolutely' #1
“If Benson Henderson wants to be undoubtedly No. 1, I think that would be a good victory for him to prove it or for me to prove otherwise," said Gil Melendez.
12/20/2012
Gil Melendez continuing shoulder issue pushes him off Strikeforce finale
Gil Melendez continuing shoulder issue pushes him off Strikeforce finale
"They have not made official, but Gilbert Melendez is not training hard," said Cesar Gracie. "I think he never recovered from the shoulder injury."
11/16/2012 tatame
Melendez injured, Strikeforce event on Saturday cancelled
Melendez injured, Strikeforce event on Saturday cancelled
STRIKEFORCE® announced this evening that its event planned for Saturday, Sept. 29 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. has been cancelled.
09/24/2012 strikeforce.com
Melendez: Fans think who the Hell is Melendez?
Melendez: Fans think who the Hell is Melendez?
This is something you hear from Josh a lot. Whether he had a s----y performance or his training wasn’t right, he always puts it out there.
05/12/2012 heavy.com
Josh Thomson denies Melendez bout in jeopardy from knee injury
Josh Thomson denies Melendez bout in jeopardy from knee injury
Guerilla journalist Front Row Brian reported that Josh "The Punk" Thompson has suffered a knee injury, jeopardizing the title bout. Thomson forcefully said the fight is on.
05/12/2012 twitter.com
Nate Diaz: Gil Melendez #1 at 155
Nate Diaz: Gil Melendez #1 at 155
There’s no one better than him. There’s no doubt in my mind he’s the best 155?er on the planet and I think he deserves to be right there in the UFC holding the UFC belt.
05/10/2012 sherdog.com
Dana White: BJ Penn declined Melendez, return likely at 170
Dana White: BJ Penn declined Melendez, return likely at 170
It turns out there was something to those rumblings of Gilbert Melendez vs. B.J. Penn for the Strikeforce lightweight title, after all.
05/03/2012 mmajunkie.com
Gil Melendez: I would smash Anthony Pettis
Gil Melendez: I would smash Anthony Pettis
12/18/2011 fightingfamoustv
Melendez: I don't have time for a------ critics
Melendez: I don't have time for a------ critics
12/18/2011 mmajunkie.com
Melendez motivated to be No. 1
Melendez motivated to be No. 1
This fight is for me just to prove that I can defend my throne, and I'm the big favorite here and I have a tough guy who's underrated and I got to really come through.
12/16/2011 ocregister.com
Gil Melendez: Frankie Edgar is beatable
Gil Melendez: Frankie Edgar is beatable
10/17/2011 mmajunkie.com
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