Search Results For "Gilbert Melendez"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170
Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170
MMABoxing.ru is reporting that Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will be fighting Gilbert Melendez on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170 in Las Vegas.
12/22/2013
Sanchez wants Nate Diaz next
Sanchez wants Nate Diaz next
Perhaps the idea of fighting Diaz is a way for him to get another shot at Team Cesar Gracie, as Diaz is a training partner of Gilbert Melendez.
10/22/2013
'Of the night' bonuses for UFC 166
'Of the night' bonuses for UFC 166
Tonight at the UFC 166 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White announced the 'of the night' bonus awards.
10/20/2013
Sanchez wants title fight with win Saturday
Sanchez wants title fight with win Saturday
Diego Sanchez: "...in a way I'm fighting a guy who's almost untainted. And if I go in there, and I stop this guy, I think it makes a real case for a title shot."
10/17/2013
Sanchez: I can beat Pettis
Sanchez: I can beat Pettis
Diego Sanchez is confident not only will he beat Gilbert Melendez, but that he has what it takes to dethrone currently champion Anthony Pettis
10/15/2013
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag sponsored UFC 165 + two fighters
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag sponsored UFC 165 + two fighters
With the release now only one month away, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag sponsored UFC 165, Demetrious Johnson, and Gilbert Melendez.
09/23/2013
Melendez vs. Sanchez booked for UFC 166
Melendez vs. Sanchez booked for UFC 166
An important lightweight bout has been finalized for UFC 166 as former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez will take on TUF Season 1 winner Diego Sanchez.
07/04/2013
Melendez: I'm coming for that UFC title
Melendez: I'm coming for that UFC title
Gilbert Melendez: "I think that I made that goal and I think I've done that. I believe I showed that in my last fight. I think I proved that I am a better fighter than Benson."
06/28/2013
Benson talks about proposal in the Octagon
Benson talks about proposal in the Octagon
Benson Henderson spoke with ESPN.com about how he came to proposing to his longtime girlfriend in the Octagon after his win over Gilbert Melendez.
04/22/2013
UFC on FOX 7 salaries + bonuses to Brown, Mein, Romero, Thomson
UFC on FOX 7 salaries + bonuses to Brown, Mein, Romero, Thomson
Benson Henderson, Gilbert Melendez, Daniel Cormier, Frank Mir, Josh Thomson, & Matt Brown all broke into six figures, between salaries and performance bonuses.
04/21/2013
Complete UFC on FOX 7 results
Complete UFC on FOX 7 results
The UFC on FOX 7 took place Saturday, April 20th, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. The main event was a lightweight title fight between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez.
04/21/2013
Benson Henderson retains title, wins split decision over Melendez
Benson Henderson retains title, wins split decision over Melendez
The UFC on FOX 7 main event featured a title bout between champion Benson Henderson and Strikeforce's last lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez.
04/21/2013
All fighters make weight at UFC on FOX 7; watch the replay
All fighters make weight at UFC on FOX 7; watch the replay
The UFC on FOX 7 weigh-ins live took place Friday at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. featuring Benson Henderson, Gil Melendez, Daniel Cormier, Frank Mir and more.
04/19/2013
Nate Diaz considering return to welterweight division
Nate Diaz considering return to welterweight division
Nate Diaz's good friend and teammate will fight Benson Henderson this weekend, and should he win, the TUF 5 alum may consider a return to welterweight.
04/19/2013
Melendez: I'm going to try to kill [Benson]
Melendez: I'm going to try to kill [Benson]
Gilbert Melendez: "... let it be known, on fight day, Benson is not my friend. In fact, he's the enemy that day and I have to destroy him. That's the mentality I have to have."
04/16/2013
Matches to make after UFC on FOX 6?
Matches to make after UFC on FOX 6?
The call is easy here. Anthony Pettis should wait and fight the winner of that April bout between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez.
01/28/2013 bleacherreport.com
Henderson vs. Melendez, Cormier vs. Mir official for UFC on FOX 7
Henderson vs. Melendez, Cormier vs. Mir official for UFC on FOX 7
"Two of the biggest names in Strikeforce history will make their move to the UFC on Saturday, April 20, with FOX airing both bouts live from San Jose.
01/15/2013 ufc.com
Report: Henderson to defend against Strikeforce Champion Melendez
Report: Henderson to defend against Strikeforce Champion Melendez
The UFC has its sights set on April 20's UFC on FOX 7 event to pair UFC champion Benson Henderson against Strikeforce's last reigning divisional champion, Gilbert Melendez.
01/14/2013
Melendez happy to call UFC his home
Melendez happy to call UFC his home
Gilbert Melendez: "...You know, also a new chapter in my life and it looks like my next fight will be in the UFC and that is exciting for me as well. So, I am pretty excited."
01/10/2013
Melendez likely to receive immediate title shot
Melendez likely to receive immediate title shot
And while White had to temper his quick reaction to Melendez by leaving open the possibility that anything could happen, it could be good news for Melendez.
12/28/2012 mmajunkie.com
Melendez: I want Benson next
Melendez: I want Benson next
Gilbert Melendez: "I think everyone would be really excited for this matchup and I guarantee it would be a great fight. We can do it in the Octagon or the Strikeforce cage."
12/14/2012 bleacherreport.com
Melendez: I'm happy in Strikeforce
Melendez: I'm happy in Strikeforce
Gilbert Melendez: Now I know I’m in Strikeforce and I know what I’m dealing with. I’m going to be up for my next fight. I’m going to be up for it.”
06/06/2012 sherdog.com
Coker: Melendez would beat Edgar
Coker: Melendez would beat Edgar
12/22/2011 mmaweekly.com
SF: Melendez vs. Masvidal draws 430,000 viewers
SF: Melendez vs. Masvidal draws 430,000 viewers
12/20/2011 sherdog.com
Should Zuffa send BJ Penn to Strikeforce?
Should Zuffa send BJ Penn to Strikeforce?
12/18/2011 mmafighting.com


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