827 Search Results for Gilbert Melendez

Jan 15, 2016 5:42 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Pettis vs. Alvarez

Sunday night in Boston, Anthony Pettis will look to bounce back from losing his UFC lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos, as he faces off against Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a controversial split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188, the win was Alvarez’s first under the UFC banner, and with a...

Jan 9, 2016 7:39 am

Video Promo: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez – The Time is Now

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to step into the octagon next Sunday against Eddie “The Silent Assassin” Alvarez at Fight Night Boston in the Madison Square Garden Arena. Both fighters competed only one time in 2015 and the results were split.   Pettis fought against Rafael dos Anjos in a 5 round one-sided affair, as...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Nov 28, 2015 6:42 pm

Henderson vs Masvidal Video: Post fight words from “Smooth” Henderson

      The main event at UFC Fight Night Korea was classic, text book Benson “Smooth” Henderson style of winning. Henderson (23-5 MMA) defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision. This win marks the 11th time Henderson has won by split decision and 4th time getting his hand raised in a five round fight. Henderson...

Sep 26, 2015 2:27 pm

Eddie Alvarez: ‘I’m Like A F*cking Unicorn In This Sport’

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez was surprised when he found out that his opponent, Gilbert Melendez, tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites after their fight in Mexico City. The former Bellator champion told ‘The MMA Hour‘ that he never suspected a guy like Melendez to be doing anything like that and said he’s pretty...

Sep 20, 2015 1:30 pm

BJ Penn kicks it with Kimbo Slice at Bellator “DYNAMITE”!

Bellator and GLORY put on one hell of a show with “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening and the biggest names in mixed martial arts were there live to witness history! Everybody from former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez were there live to check out the action. Perhaps there was no better...

Sep 14, 2015 9:39 am

UFC fighters react to the return of NFL Sunday football

American Football fans rejoiced on Sunday afternoon when the National Football League made their return to a weekly schedule. The men and women of the octagon were excited to see their favorite teams return to the gridiron and spouted off their support through social media. Some fighters ended their night with a smile while others...

Sep 11, 2015 10:52 am

Eddie Alvarez Says It’s Official! –– Will Fight Anthony Pettis In Boston

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (26-4 MMA) recently took to twitter to announce that his rumoured fight with former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (18-3 MMA) is official for the UFC’s January fight card in Boston. @Ealvarezfight: “It’s official, at first I just wanted the guy, now I got location too, thank you @ufc...

Sep 9, 2015 5:29 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez Targeted For January

  It looks like the UFC is trying to put together a lightweight fight between the former champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The report comes from Combate, who say the UFC are looking to put it together in January. Pettis hasn’t fought since losing his belt in a shocking upset against...

Jul 14, 2015 9:12 am

All ‘UFN: San Diego’ Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Testing

The California State Athletic Commission tested 16 fighters on the ‘UFC Fight Night: San Diego’ card out-of-competition and it turns out that they all passed. That was the most fighters from one card ever tested out-of-competion in the states history. CSAC’s Andy Foster reveled that all tests came back clean, including Gilbert Melendez. Melendez was...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 am

Al Iaquinta : ‘I Want To Slam My Head On The Desk’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has now gone from fighting Bobby Green, to fighting Gilbert Melendez, to now fighting no one. Yesterday news surfaced that Melendez had failed a drug test from UFC 188 and will be suspended for a year. The UFC pulled him from his fight with Iaquinta scheduled for July 15 and now...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 26, 2015 6:29 am

‘UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee’ set with 13 bouts

The octagon will return to the state of California next month for UFC Fight Night 71, a 13-bout fight card which takes place July 15 live from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event, which will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, is headlined by a heavyweight bout featuring...

Jun 24, 2015 8:49 am

Joseph Benavidez: ‘Team Alpha Male Never Pulls Out Of Fights’

MMA is a sport that pits two individuals against each other where only one man can walk out victorious. It’s unlike any team sport because if a combatant suffers a serious injury, the match is scrapped entirely. It doesn’t matter if it’s Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or Anthony Pettis; Fans are learning not to get...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 17, 2015 2:44 pm

REPLAY! Eddie Alvarez Blows His Nose, Nearly Blows Out His Eyeball

Eddie Alvarez’s eye blew up like a balloon when he blew his nose during his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday. Between rounds Alvarez casually blew his nose and instantly his left eye turned into a scene from a horror film. Check out the replay of the crazy scene below: Lesson learnt: Never blow...

Jun 16, 2015 8:19 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep #69––WATCH 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 16, 2015 2:58 pm

UFC 188 Medical Suspensions: Werdum Could Be Out 6 Months

  Medical suspensions for UFC 188 are in. The UFC released the official list of suspension early today. According to the list, new UFC champion Fabricio Werdum could face a total suspension of 180 days, if he doesn’t pass an MRI for his knee and thumb, along with a nasal x-ray. Velasquez, who Werdum beat,...

Jun 16, 2015 6:53 am

Conor McGregor’s Teammate Chased And Took Out A Gang Of Thieves

“I surprised myself during the whole thing as I slipped a punch I grabbed a high body lock then took the back and sunk in a rear naked choke on one guy. The second my neighbor Karl helped restrain him but I used shoulder lock and a grip on the culprits hoody in a bow...