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  1. Gilbert Melendez

    Gilbert Melendez MMA



  2. The Weigh-in: Chael Sonnen, hometown decisions, more

    The Weigh-In: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and top contender Benson Henderson break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
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  4. 'Rampage' on Bellator, Ortiz, Melendez

    Brett Okamoto

    Quinton Jackson isn't about to promise he'll fight three times this year -- something he hasn't done since 2007 -- but he doesn't frown upon the idea. Jackson (33-11) will make his first appearance of 2014 against Christian M'Pumbu at Bellator 110...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  5. Gilbert Melendez stays with UFC after Bellator deal is matched

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has exercised its right to match a contractual offer by Bellator MMA for the services of highly ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  6. Gilbert Melendez, Bellator wait to see if UFC will match offer

    Brett Okamoto

    Gilbert Melendez (22-3) announced last week he had agreed to terms with Bellator on a multi-year deal. The UFC, who Melendez competed for twice in 2013, has the right to match Bellator's offer, but it remains to be seen how long the matching period lasts.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  7. Gilbert Melendez agrees with Bellator but UFC can match offer

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC No. 2 contender Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a multiyear deal structure with Bellator MMA.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  8. Close decisions to the champ are UFC norm

    Andrew R. Davis

    At UFC 167, many felt that Johny Hendricks did enough damage against Georges St-Pierre to become the new UFC welterweight champion. On Glenn Trowbridge's scorecard, Hendricks did just that. The other two judges (Sal D'Amato and Tony Weeks) saw the fi...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  9. Power Rankings: Lightweight

    These are the lightweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | October 22, 2013
  10. UFC 166 Report Card: Let's put the brakes on "best ever" talk fol...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross hands out grades following UFC 166.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  11. Melendez, Sanchez delivered as promised

    Josh Gross

    Gilbert Melendez's reaction to the news that UFC wanted him in the cage against Diego Sanchez looked something like this. A deep breath. A pause. And acceptance. "When you fight Diego, you get the chills, like, 'ooh, It's going to be messy here...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  12. UFC 166 Roundup -- Cain Velasquez batters Junior dos Santos, defe...

    Brett Okamoto

    Defending heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez battered Junior dos Santos before stopping him in five rounds in their grueling heavyweight rubber match at UFC 166.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2013
  13. Cormier has no room for error

    Franklin McNeil

    HOUSTON -- Several fighters on the UFC 166 main card Saturday night have a lot to lose. But none has more at stake than Daniel Cormier. Sure, a strong case can be made for main-event participants Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos -- there is th...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  14. Aoki starts new career at featherweight

    Josh Gross

    Thursday afternoon in Singapore, ahead of One Fighting Championship's latest card, enigmatic Shinya Aoki stepped on a scale weighing 144 pounds. This marked the first time the lanky 30-year-old Japanese star attempted to make the featherweight lim...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  15. UFC 166: Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC 166: Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez...

    Preview | October 11, 2013
  16. Bendo: 'It's going to be a fun night for me'

    Josh Gross

    It's been a couple of years since Benson Henderson and his trainer, John Crouch, watched their 2010 WEC title loss to Anthony Pettis. Henderson doesn't get "too tape happy" to begin with. He'll watch a fight once to find a feel for his opponent an...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  17. 2013: Year of the contender/belt swapping?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    One question I get just about every week on the Friday chat was some variation of this: Which UFC champion will fall first? For the past year, it's been easy to imagine that none of the current champions would ever lose again, given the state of t...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  18. Lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez to face Diego Sanchez at U...

    Franklin McNeil

    Highly ranked lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez returns to action Oct. 19 in Houston, where he will face Diego Sanchez, UFC officials announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2013