859 Search Results for Gilbert Melendez

Jun 11, 2015 10:55 am

Weidman Talks Country, Sports Cut Off Shorts & Shoots Guns In The Carolinas

This is how we do it. @wonderboymma @tonythompsonpb @hriewe12 @raythompson A video posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 11, 2015 at 7:38am PDT UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts on his best Southern persona while In The Carolinas with fellow UFC scrapper Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Could the champ get a long in the south?...

Jun 11, 2015 10:51 am

WATCH! UFC 188: ‘Velasquez vs. Werdum’ EA Simulation

There can be only one! EA SPORTS UFC’s sim engine takes on the Heavyweight Title Bout, Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, at UFC 188. Agree with the outcome? Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!

Jun 11, 2015 10:43 am

Werdum: ‘Cain’s Knee Surgery More Strategy Than Injury’

“I’m sure Cain had an injured knee. No doubt about it. But, it wasn’t a surgery that needed to be done right away. It was minimal, very simple. Easy. I think that it was part of his strategy, because he knew that I had the will to win and that I was going to win....


Jun 11, 2015 10:09 am

Kimbo: ‘We Can’t Be Role Models F-cked Up On Cocaine’

“They’ll show up at the gym and be like, ‘Pee in this cup,’ or I’ll get a phone call. It’s cool, though. It’s all gravy. They want to make sure it’s a clean sport, because they’ve got these young kids that we’re being role models for.” “These young kids look up to us, and if...

Jun 11, 2015 9:54 am

Velasquez: ‘My Fighting Style Is The Mexican Style’

“There’s no surprise what my gameplan is. Obviously, a lot of pressure on him and try to attack him everywhere.” “I always picture one of those wars. That’s me in my head. It gets me ready to train, just to have that thinking that this fight is going to go on the feet. It’s going...

Jun 11, 2015 9:38 am

COACH: ‘Ronda’s Scary, Holly Holm Needs Two More Fights’

“I’d like two fights, just because the injury situation put us behind a little bit and in the last fight with Raquel, it was the first time she’d been hitting things really, really, really hard since her injury, and you’re still worried about it. No matter what people think, you always worry about the injuries,...

Jun 11, 2015 9:17 am

THROWBACK! Weidman’s First MMA Fight

Chris Weidman competed in his first MMA fight back and 2009, four years before he stepped into the cage with Anderson Silva and shocked the world. The UFC middleweight champion posted this throwback Thursday photo on his Instagram, showing him months before his first ever fight, saying “This is the first time I ever posed...

Jun 11, 2015 8:52 am

Kimbo Still Works For Porn Company

Kimbo Slice is returning to the cage to fight MMA veteran Ken shamrock at Bellator 138. Even with his stint in the UFC and and other promotions, the former backyard brawler still keeps his day job, at the porn company that helped launch his career. The company was actually the first website to share one...

Jun 11, 2015 7:10 am

Cerrone Requests Fight, UFC Insists He Waits For Dos Anjos

Looks like UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone has a lot of Sunday Fundays ahead of him. According to reports from UFC Tonight, Cerrone was told by the UFC that he is in fact the next to get a crack at the lightweight title, facing champion Rafael dos Anojs when he heals up. Dos Anjos is expected...

Jun 11, 2015 6:58 am

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 188 Embedded, fighters including strawweights Tecia Torres and Angela Hill, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and lightweight Johnny Case adjust to the high altitude. More athletes arrive in Mexico City and kick off fight week with a high-speed police escort: middleweight Nate Marquardt and lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. Plus, heavyweight...

Jun 11, 2015 6:50 am

Cain Velasquez: ‘Fabricio Werdum Is Two-Faced’

“To me it seemed to be two-faced. Don’t say something insulting to me. Stick to your guns. Don’t come up to me the next day and try to be buddy-buddy with me.” “I was born in America and I’m proud to be American, but my parents are from Mexico and I’m proud of my heritage,...

Jun 11, 2015 4:03 am

Cormier And Florian Breakdown Velasquez vs. Werdum

Our UFC Tonight analysts share their predictions for UFC 188. UFC TONIGHT Host Kenny Florian on Cain Velasquez’s fighting strength: “This guy is non-stop action. His whole game is to pressure his opponent and make them suffer and see who breaks first. He’s one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC.”   UFC TONIGHT...

Jun 11, 2015 4:01 am

UFC 188: Fight Flashback – Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III

Go back in time to UFC 166 and relive the epic bout between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos, who threw down in part III of their trilogy. Velasquez makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 188 in Mexico City on Pay-Per-View. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!...

Jun 11, 2015 4:00 am

Penne: I have more tools than Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Jessica Penne talks about her upcoming title bout against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Jessica Penne on if her title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk is a striker vs. grappler fight: “I think it is, but I’m also one of the most well rounded fighters in the division. I have a lot more tools than she does. She’s a...

Jun 11, 2015 12:52 am

Stud Show Radio Ep. #68––LIVE NOW

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!

Jun 10, 2015 2:53 pm

Brazil’s Olympic TKD Commission Slams Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva is now under fire from the President of the Brazilian Taekwondo Federation. Silva’s manager announced that the former UFC champion has decided not to compete in the 2016 Olympics. The only problem with this is that apparently no one bothered to tell Carlos Fernandes, the president of CBTKD. Fernandes talked to Globo Esporte...

Jun 10, 2015 2:51 pm

Kimbo Says Ken Shamrock Cut Himself To Get Out Of Fight

“I just hope they pad his hands up so he don’t cut himself and keep all the sharp objects away from him this time. What is he going to do next time – shoot himself in the foot? I don’t know what Ken’s got to do. I just hope he takes this fight, because who...

Jun 10, 2015 2:41 pm

UFC 188 Embedded Ep. 2––WATCH

‘On Episode 2 of UFC 188 Embedded, heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum continue training in Mexico for their upcoming heavyweight title fight. Werdum joins other UFC 188 fighters – including middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and strawweight Tecia Torres – for an encore viewing of UFC 180. At home in the States, the stars of...

Jun 10, 2015 2:32 pm

D.C.: Werdum Really Pissed Off Cain, Now He’s In Big Trouble’

Daniel Cormier is afraid for Fabricio Werdum, very afraid. The new UFC light-heavyweight champion sent out a tweet saying that Werdum has really pissed Velasquez off. He didn’t give details about why the champ was so angry, but perhaps it has something to do with the comment he made about being more Mexican that Velasquez....

Jun 10, 2015 1:51 pm

ELEVATION! Werdum Planning On A Gassed Velasquez

“I expect a different win. I want to surprise the entire world one more time, especially the doubters. It won’t be easy, though. In a perfect world, I see him trying to take me down. I land a front kick to the body or his face, or I submit him quickly after he takes me...

Jun 10, 2015 1:33 pm

Nothing Much… Just living that “Championship Lifestyle”

American Kickboxing Academy is full of nothing but positive attitude right now. The gym now has two current UFC champions with Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez, and a future title challenger with Luke Rockhold. Not to mention lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov healing up from injury, who could challenge for the title in the future. So what...

Jun 10, 2015 12:54 pm

Floyd Mayweather: ‘If Hating Cost Money…’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a message for the haters out there. It’s pretty simple actually. He thinks people only hate so much for one big reason….it’s free. If it cost money he wonders if so many people would be dogging him constantly Fans haven’t been the nicest after his lackluster fight with Manny Pacquiao that...

Jun 10, 2015 12:45 pm

VanZant Spends Reebok Money On A New Whip

UFC starlet Paige VanZant is having fun spending that Reebok money. The UFC strawweight is one of a few UFC fighters who have signed a special deal with the shoe and apparel brand, a decision that brought a lot of controversy with it. VanZant is not the champion of her division and when she signed...