Gilbert Melendez

Josh Thomson pitches Gilbert Melendez tetralogy in Bellator to resolve ‘unsettled business’

Josh Thomson is open to adding another chapter to one of the most notable rivalries in MMA history. Thomson (22-9) has set his sights on a fourth showdown with longtime counterpart Gilbert Melendez (22-8) after the one-time UFC title challenger was recently released from the UFC to become a...

Watch MMA Junkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Gilbert Melendez, Danny Castillo, Kelvin Tiller

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with special guests Gilbert Melendez,Danny Castillo, and Kelvin Tiller. Melendez, the former Strikeforce lightweight champion, returns to action at UFC 239, where he meets Arnold Allen. Castillo, a coach at Sacramento’s Team Alpha Male, talks what’s...

Submission Underground 8 results: Jake Shields outworks ‘Mr. VanZant’ Austin Vanderford

Jake Shields’ ability to control position made the difference in the main event of Submission Underground 8, because it allowed him to defeat Austin Vanderford after three overtime periods. Shields struggled to find an opponent for the card before Vanderford, the husband of UFC women’s flyweight contender Paige VanZant...

Submission Underground 8 lineup set for UFC Fight Pass, with Vanderford-Shields, Ellenberger-Sanchez, more

Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground makes its debut on UFC Fight Pass Sunday, with a star-studded lineup of MMA notables scheduled to compete. And because you know there’s bound to be something a little crazy on the card if Sonnen is involved, the event will feature some tag-team grappling, as...

Bellator 201’s Keri Melendez wants own respect in MMA but embraces being a ‘fighting family’

In November 2016, Keri Melendez made a successful transition from the kickboxing ring to the MMA cage when she knocked out Sheila Padilla in the first round of their Bellator 165 encounter. Melendez (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) is now a winning strawweight looking to expand her pro record to 2-0...

Trading Shots: On toughness, tapping to strikes, and the things that only fighters know

Is tapping to strikes a reassuring sign that at least someone knows when to quit, or do non-fighters fail to understand just how much toughness – both mental and physical – matters in MMA? Former UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss in...

Reinvented Gilbert Melendez seeks ‘historic fight’ with Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos EDMONTON – Wins and losses be damned, Gilbert Melendez is going to stick to his roots and try to add another “Fight of the Night” or “Fight of the Year” to his resume when he takes on Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215. The...

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez details how he used free agency to his advantage

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5545146213001Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos Two-time UFC lightweight title challenger Gilbert Melendez is one of the few big-name fighters to come out of MMA’s free agency process better than he came in. Melendez signed with Bellator and allowed the UFC to match, which gave him leverage to...

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