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Jun 11, 2015 11:15 pm

Gilbert Melendez: Road To UFC 188 — WATCH NOW!

This Saturday from Mexico City, the sold out UFC 188 event goes down on pay-per-view. With the UFC’s roster of Mexican fighters on full display, Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez stands at the top of the heap in the night’s co-main event. A long-awaited grudge match against former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez awaits Melendez in his...

Jun 11, 2015 1:03 pm

WATCH! Dos Santos In Mexico To See Who His ‘Next Target’ Is

Bom dia! #MexicoCity #UFC188 | | Good morning everyone I just arrived here in Mexico City and Saturday we’re gonna have the heavyweight championship and see who’s gonna be my next target. A video posted by Junior Cigano Dos Santos (@junior_cigano) on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:57am PDT Former UFC champ expects to fight the...

Jun 11, 2015 11:04 am

Werdum: ‘Luke Rockhold is a nobody’

“I went to breakfast this morning and I ran into Cain Velasquez. I went over to say hello to Cain Velasquez and he said, ‘I’m not going to say hello.’ I asked, ‘Why?’ He said, ‘Because you bad-mouthed me.’ I’m sure that Cain Velasquez wanted to say ‘Hi,’ but someone told him something. I think...

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 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 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 8:37 am

Werdum: ‘I Can Win, Even If No One Believes In Me’

Fabricio Werdum is hoping to cash in that interim UFC heavyweight title for a unified belt this Saturday in Mexico City. First, he has to beat the champ Cain Velasquez, who has only lost once in his career, suffering a quick KO loss to Junior Dos Santos. Werdum is on a 5-fight win streak and...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...

Jun 9, 2015 11:04 am

UFC’s Top 5 Main Card Fighter Finishes

Check out some big finishes from fighters set to compete on Saturday night’s UFC 188 main card. Watch Nate Marquardt, Kelvin Gastelum, Gilbert Melendez, Fabricio Werdum, and Cain Velasquez in this finishers video. Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Jun 9, 2015 5:20 am

‘UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1’

In the first episode of UFC 188 Embedded, interim champ Fabrico Werdum shows off his training center ‘MTV Cribs’ style. AKA’s Cain Velasquez takes in the sights of Mexico while preparing to defend his heavyweight title. WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 8, 2015 4:11 pm

FREE FIGHT! Fabricio Werdum Batters and Bloodies Roy Nelson (Full)

Hard-hitting heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Roy Nelson throw haymakers at each other inside the Octagon at UFC 143. Werdum looks to become the undisputed heavyweight champion as he takes on current champ Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 in Mexico City. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

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 2:00 pm

REPLAY! Joe Proctor submits Justin Edwards with 2 seconds left in fight

Watch Joe Proctor put Justin Edwards to sleep with a guillotine choke during Saturday’s fight on FOX Sports 1. Who would you like to see Proctor fight next? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 pm

REPLAY! Hendo Lands H-Bomb, Knocks Out Boetsch In 28 Seconds

Dan Henderson turned back time and turned into the “Hendo” of old when he knocked out Tim Boetsch in just twenty-eight seconds! Catch the full replay of Henderson winning the fight above. Where should the former PRIDE Champion go from here? Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 pm

REPLAY! Rothwell Bests Mitrione With 1st Round Choke… Then Laughs Evilly

Ben Rothwell put on an amazing performance on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68. If his performance during the fight didn’t catch fans’ attention, his post-fight speech sure as hell did! Where does Matt Mitrione go from here? Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 pm

REPLAY! Heavyweight Shawn Jordan Delivers Vicious Hook Kick on Derrick Lewis

Watch 260-pounder Shawn Jordan drop Derrick Lewis with a hook kick leading to a TKO victory and a back flip celebration. Now that Jordan is back to his winning ways, do you think he will be climbing up the heavyweight ladder? Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Jun 6, 2015 9:27 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Henderson Does What He Does Best, KO’s Boetsch In 28 Seconds

The main event between UFC middleweights Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch just went down. Fighters touched gloves. Boetch swung first, then it was all Henderson. The MMA legend began trading strikes with Boetch, then caught him. Boetsch wobbled but did not go down. It was a big right hand. Henderson immediately clinched with him and...

Jun 6, 2015 8:59 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Rothwell Chokes Mitrione Out In Under Two Minutes

The heavyweights took to the octagon in the co-main event. Ben Rothwell tried to touch gloves. Matt Mitrione just stood back and didn’t come forward. Mitrione looked to use his speed and movement. Rothwell caught him with a good punch, then went for the thai clinch. Mitrione put his hands up to prevent the knee....

Jun 6, 2015 8:32 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Poirier Makes Quick Work Of Medeiros, Finishes It In Round 1

  UFC lightweights Dustin Poirier and Yancy Medeiros squared off in a highly anticipated match up. Medeiros came out and threw a punch and body kick first. The two went at it right away. Poirier caught him with a big punch that put him down. Medeiros recovered but then got dropped again with a punch....

Jun 6, 2015 8:11 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Ortega And Tavares Put On A Show But Ortega Ends It In The Third

Third fight on the main card featured grapplers Thiago Tavares and Brian Ortega. Tavares came out and took the center of the octagon. He pushed forward and threw a few big punches before taking Ortega down. Right away Ortega went for an armbar. From there he switched to a triangle. That didn’t work either. Tavares...

Jun 6, 2015 7:36 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Birchak Gets KO Finish Over Soto In Round 1

In te second with of the main card, Joe Soto squared off against Anthony Birchak. Both fighters came out quick. Right away Birchak looked to be the aggressor, moving forward with his punches. Birchak grabbed the head of Soto, in the clinch and tried for a knee to the body. It didn’t seem to land...

Jun 6, 2015 7:20 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Rivera KO’s Caceres In Under 3o Seconds

The main card kicked off with a bantamweight fight between Alex Caceres and Francisco Rivera. Both fighters came in on two fight losing streaks, and both men had lost to Urijah Faber in one of those two losses (just a fun fact). Caceres landed first with a big body kick. He came in again and...

Jun 6, 2015 6:57 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Jordan lands big heel kick, finishes Lewis with punches

A heavyweight bout finished up tonight’s prelim fights, as Derrick Lewis (12-3 MMA) took on Shawn Jordan (17-6 MMA). “The Black Beast” came out swinging to start the fight, chasing Shawn Jordan across the octagon while throwing some huge right hands. Lewis pressured Jordan against the cage but Shawn was able to scramble free. Jordan...

Jun 6, 2015 6:30 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Akhmedov defeats Ebersole via TKO (knee injury)

Welterweights Omari Akhmedov (14-2 MMA) and Brian Ebersole (51-16-1 MMA) squared off in the fifth bout of the evening. Akhmedov quickly took the center of the cage and landed a big kick to the body of Ebersole. Akhmedov continued to utilize his kicks, battering the legs of his veteran welterweight opponent. Akhmedov fired off a...