Search Results For "Gil Melendez"

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Gil Melendez fails PED test, suspended one year
Gil Melendez fails PED test, suspended one year
Gil Melendez: “Regrettably, I tested positive in my post fight urine sample for UFC 188. I did not inject anything, but I am responsible and accept the consequences."
07/06/2015
Whatever did Gil turn Eddie into?
Whatever did Gil turn Eddie into?
Mighty UGer epwar recently suggested that at UFC 188 on Saturday, Gil Melendez briefly transformed Eddie Alvarez into an Italian gangster.
06/18/2015
Alvarez: Melendez will shoot
Alvarez: Melendez will shoot
Eddie Alvarez: "Once he feels my power and once I hit him and catch him, he'll shoot. I'm going to get him out of there. He's been talking enough."
06/08/2015
Alvarez vs. Melendez co-main at UFC 186 on June 13
Alvarez vs. Melendez co-main at UFC 186 on June 13
Eddie Alvarez and Gil Melendez will fight in the co-main at UFC 188 on June 13 live from Mexico City, Mexico. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum serves as the main.
02/23/2015
Alvarez: GIl is like the HS cheerleader trying to ...
Alvarez: GIl is like the HS cheerleader trying to ...
UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez says Gil Melendez is like "the high school cheerleader always trying to $@&% off the quarterback."
02/11/2015
Melendez: Edgar not McGregor deserves #1 contender spot
Melendez: Edgar not McGregor deserves #1 contender spot
Gil Melendez: "If you have the Conor McGregor fight against Jose Aldo ... Heck yeah I'm going to buy it. But is Frankie Edgar the most deserving guy? I believe so."
01/18/2015
Pettis: I'll beat dos Ajos in the first
Pettis: I'll beat dos Ajos in the first
Anthony Pettis: "I was inching along out there (vs. Gil Melendez), but I think now I'm back at it. I don't think I need more than five minutes to take this guy out."
01/12/2015
Fighters make Pettis vs. Melendez picks, what's yours?
Fighters make Pettis vs. Melendez picks, what's yours?
"A little thing, too, any athlete that claps for themselves, hits their banner, they usually lose. Look for those little things. That's a little MMA analysis, from me."
12/06/2014
Gil: Win over Pettis gets me on GOAT list
Gil: Win over Pettis gets me on GOAT list
Gil Melendez: "I want it so bad. And if I can win that belt, I think that would put me up for one of the greatest of all time in this sport."
12/05/2014
Melendez: Pettis is a little over confident, that makes me happy
Melendez: Pettis is a little over confident, that makes me happy
Gil Melendez: "I think he needs to say what he needs to say to pump himself up. I think he’s a little over confident and that kind of makes me happy."
12/05/2014
Pettis: Not afraid of Silva leg break
Pettis: Not afraid of Silva leg break
Anthony Pettis: "He's probably done that a million times in his life, and that was just the wrong time to do it ... But that doesn't really make me kick differently."
12/03/2014
Pettis: I don't see Melendez making it past the first round
Pettis: I don't see Melendez making it past the first round
Anthony Pettis on Gil Melendez: "It's mixed martial arts so anything is possible. With that being said, I don't see it going past the first."
12/01/2014
Eddie Alvarez: I want to get my hands on Melendez, for the title
Eddie Alvarez: I want to get my hands on Melendez, for the title
Eddie Alvarez "I want Gil Melendez to win that fight. I want to beat Donald Cerrone and then finally get my hands on Melendez with the title up for grabs."
09/16/2014
Melendez did not like TUF 20 seeding or Torres decision
Melendez did not like TUF 20 seeding or Torres decision
Gil Melendez: "That was a tough start for Team Melendez with my number one pick going down, but I thought Tecia won that fight."
09/11/2014
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
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