820 Search Results for Gilbert Melendez

Jun 8, 2015 12:11 pm

Chad Mendes – ‘UFC Made It Clear They Didn’t Want to Lose Me’

Chad Mendes may be one of the UFC’s most valuable assets in the featherweight division. Other than his two championship fights with Jose Aldo, “Money” hasn’t lost a fight with a record of 17-2. He is one of the few featherweights that consistently puts on entertaining fights and could make for an interesting matchup against...

Jun 8, 2015 11:42 am

USADA CEO: ‘We Were Impressed By How Fast UFC Took Action on Drug Testing’

  Is the age of clean MMA approaching? The UFC unveiled their new drug testing policy and their partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will act as an independent testing agent. A lot of fans, media and fighters were surprised by the big announcement and the UFC received overwhelmingly positive feedback. One of...

Jun 8, 2015 11:26 am

Oscar de la Hoya – I’ve Been Itching to Return, I’d Want “GGG”!

The boxing world is arguably the most popular it has been in years and it is far from dead like critics say it is. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s superfight brought a breath of fresh air to the game and fighters like Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez are keeping it fun to watch. Oscar de...

Jun 8, 2015 11:11 am

Joe Rogan Ranks Cain Velasquez’s Most Dominant Fights

One of the most dominating fighters in UFC history, heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez has a thrilling archive of fight-ending knockouts. UFC announcer Joe Rogan dares to rank the best of the best in Ultimate 8. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 8, 2015 11:02 am

Bellator’s Chandler Believes He’s Still One of the Best in the World

Michael Chandler was one the top fighter of Bellator and was the name you heard when fans talked about the face of a promotion. He defeated the likes of Eddie Alvarez, Patricky Freire and Akihiro Gono in spectacular fashion. Now, Chandler is simply struggling to pick up a win. The former Bellator Lightweight Champion hasn’t...

Jun 8, 2015 10:54 am

Ronda Rousey to eBay Buyer: Don’t Please Yourself in the Car

Last week, Ronda Rousey and her family put her 2005 Honda Accord LX on eBay. The car sold for just over $20,000 and had a slew of Rousey memorabilia in it from medals to training gear. This is the same car that the UFC Bantamweight Champion lived out of while having financial troubles before her...

Jun 8, 2015 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort Will Make Another Run at UFC Gold

Vitor Belfort stepped into the octagon at UFC 187 with the hopes of grabbing gold again, but his dreams were crushed by reigning champion Chris Weidman in just one round. Now, Belfort is back in training and is ready to start from the bottom to gain another shot at the title. “When I see this,...

Jun 8, 2015 8:05 am

Velasquez: ‘Werdum Isn’t the Real Champ, I’m Not Afraid of His Game’

Cain Velasquez has not stepped into the octagon since his last championship defense against Junior dos Santos at UFC 166 in October 2013. The heavyweight champion will make his long awaited return at UFC 188 this weekend when he clashes with interim champion Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City, Mexico. Werdum has barely shown any weaknesses...

Jun 8, 2015 8:00 am

Rockhold Calls Out Cormier and His Breakfast of Champions

It looks like the newly crowned UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is spoiling himself when it comes to breakfast! Luke Rockhold sat across from DC and called him out on his choice of food, but it beats Wheaties! Could Pepsi and Bacon be the new “Breakfast of Champions”? Look at this lush, Champing out. 2 Pepsi’s...

Jun 8, 2015 8:00 am

WATCH! “Cowboy” Almost Busts His Butt While Barefoot Water Skiing

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is currently riding an eight fight winning streak and has been guaranteed a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship, so he can relax until contract is signed. However, he isn’t taking any days off when it comes to thrillseeking! Watch Cerrone fly around on the water and nearly bust his ass while...

Jun 8, 2015 7:54 am

Coach: ‘Jones Is Back in the Gym, but UFC Future Uncertain’

Jon Jones has come across some troubled times in the recent months and the happenings of his life outside of the cage may prevent him from making a return. Coach Mike Winkeljohn believes that there is a real possibility the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion never fights again. “I’m looking forward to Jon turning his...

Jun 8, 2015 7:49 am

Tim Kennedy Eyeing Dan Henderson Bout for UFC’s “Fight for the Troops”

Dan Henderson is coming off a big and exciting victory over Tim Boetsch this weekend. Even though it was a main-event bout, Henderson is still unranked in the division and the question remains what the next step is for the former PRIDE champion. Tim Kennedy took time out of his day to congratulate “Hendo” on...

Jun 8, 2015 7:00 am

Dan Hardy Breaks Down “UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum”

Heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Fabrício Werdum compete for the undisputed UFC heavyweight championship belt this Saturday. Let John Gooden and Dan Hardy give you the run down in Unibet’s Inside The Octagon. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 8, 2015 6:00 am

Velasquez Talks Return to the Octagon & Fighting in Mexico

Host Jon Anik interviews the baddest man on the planet, Cain Velasquez on location in San Jose, as Velasquez readies to clash with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 188. Velasquez hasn’t fought in the octagon since 2013; Do you think ring rust will be a factor in his return fight? Share your thoughts in the comment...

Jun 8, 2015 2:00 am

THUG LIFE! Heavyweight Jordan KOs Lewis then Steals His Pizza

Heavyweight Shawn Jordan was hungry during his fight with Derrick Lewis, and Lewis paid the price! Jordan won his fight this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68 in fantastic fashion with a hook kick and, of course, the internet turned it into a Thug Life video! BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media...

Jun 8, 2015 2:00 am

“Cupcake” Tate Hits Instagram Heavy, Training and Tanning!

Miesha Tate has been a perennial contender for the UFC’s bantamweight championship, and she will get another shot at claiming top-contender’s spot during her bout with Jessica “Evil” Eye at “UFC on FOX”. If Tate can win impressively enough, she may be able to boost herself into another title match with Ronda Rousey. Tate took...

Jun 8, 2015 1:59 am

WATCH! Jon Jones’ Channels His Inner “Stone Cold” Steve Austin!

Jon Jones may be in some legal trouble, but UFC cannot erase what “Bones” has already done in the octagon! Jones’ most impressive all-around performance to date, persona included, was when he showed no mercy toward current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier after their fight at UFC 182. Slap some “Stone Cold” Steve Austin...

Jun 7, 2015 9:30 pm

Countdown to UFC 188: Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum

Go inside the training camps of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and interim champ Fabricio Werdum as they prepare for battle at UFC 188. Find out the secret to Cain’s punching power, and how Werdum has become an elite striker. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 7, 2015 9:16 pm

After Quick Win, Rivera Wants Another Go at Faber

After suffering two losses in a row, Francisco Rivera was relieved once he made quick work of Alex Caceres this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 68. Now that he is back to his winning ways, Rivera is looking for a rematch with “The California Kid” Urijah Faber. “Yeah, I would like to get that...

Jun 7, 2015 9:09 pm

UFC 188 Card Final with 13 Bouts, Prelims Set to Air on FX

UFC 188 is less than six days away! Cain Velasquez makes his long awaited return to the octagon when he intends to unify his UFC Heavyweight Championship with Fabricio Werdum’s interim championship. Werdum was originally slated to face Velasquez at UFC 180, but the champion was forced to pull out due to injury. Gilbert Melendez...

Jun 7, 2015 8:31 pm

Coach: Werdum Has No Chance, Velasquez Will Kill Him

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be unifying their UFC Heavyweight Championships at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico next weekend. Even though he has shown incredible improvement in each of his octagon outings since returning in 2012, Javier Mendez still thinks Werdum has no chance at beating Cain Velasquez. “I’m very confident in this...

Jun 7, 2015 7:25 pm

‘Good or Bad, I’m Just Happy Fans Are Talking About Me’

Sam Alvey’s journey is far from over, but his path to the UFC wasn’t an easy one. Alvey has been fighting around the country for promotions like King of the Cage and Bellator since 2008 before finally making his way into the octagon. With three wins strung together in a row, Alvey will be “smilin”...

Jun 7, 2015 6:55 pm

Rothwell Explains Bizarre Post Fight Speech: I Have to Make Some Noise!

Ben Rothwell certainly made his presence known Saturday evening at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans. For the few that weren’t impressed by his finish, they must have been caught off guard by his evil and bizarre post-fight speech. During the post fight press conference, Rothwell explained that he simply wanted to make some...

Jun 7, 2015 6:35 pm

McGregor: ‘The Pressure’s On Aldo, He’s Going to Break’

The situation of the combatants walking into the main-event of UFC 189 is a rare occurrence; Both Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo are riding a wave of momentum that only points to victory. McGregor is a rising star who backs up all of his trash talk and has put on spectacular performances inside the octagon....

Jun 7, 2015 4:26 pm

Experts Break Down Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum

For the first time in almost two years, Cain Velasquez will be stepping back into the octagon to decide the fate of his UFC Heavyweight Championship. Fabricio Werdum will stand across from him, interim-championship in tow, ready to show Velasquez why he believes he will be the undisputed champion. The FOX Sports 1 crew previews...

Jun 7, 2015 4:20 pm

Boxing and MMA Clash when Floyd Mayweather Meets Bellator’s Best

Floyd Mayweather has been appearing with a lot of mixed martial arts fighters as of late. In May, Chris Weidman celebrated his UFC Middleweight Championship defense at the pool with ‘Money’ and now, Bellator fighters got to meet the boxing superstar! Check out a picture below where Mayweather got to meet Phil Davis and King...

Jun 7, 2015 4:11 pm

Rothwell Breaks Down How Joe Rogan Helped Elevate His Game

Ben Rothwell certainly put on a scary performance Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 68 when he dominated Matt Mitrione in just one round. Mitrione was on the path to the top of the heavyweight division, but Rothwell pushed him off by submitting him with a front choke. After the bout, Rothwell gave one of...

Jun 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Tito Ortiz Kicks It with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!

It isn’t often that “The People’s Champion” gets to meet… “THE People’s Champion”. Tito Ortiz ran into fellow ass-kicker Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at Spike’s Guy’s Choice Awards. If The Rock and Tito Ortiz were to throw down, who do you think would win? Great night at #GuysChoiceAwards the biggest and best man in the...

Jun 7, 2015 2:18 pm

Henderson Sounds Off Moments After Knocking Out Boetsch

Dan Henderson put on one of the best performances he has had in YEARS at UFC Fight Night 68 this past Saturday. Henderson only needed 28 seconds to knock Tim Boetsch out to claim the victory. Hear what the former PRIDE Champion had to say about his fight in the clip above! BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC...

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 pm

REPLAY! Soto Gets Knocked Out by Birchak in Round 1

Anthony Birchak continued an amazing string of finishes at UFC Fight Night 68 when he stepped into the octagon to face favorite Joe Soto. Soto was caught off guard with a brutal combination that dropped him to his back where Birchak eventually finished him for the upset win! Check out the highlights above. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS!...