874 Search Results for Gilbert Melendez

Jun 9, 2015 4:00 am

WATCH! Behind-The-Scenes Look At Tecia Torres’ UFC 188 Training Camp

Tecia Torres UFC 188 from Alexis Salmeron on Vimeo. This video features UFC strawweight Tecia Torres as she prepares for her fight with Angela Hill at UFC 188, in Mexico City. Watch her train and talk about her journey to the top of the division. WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

Jun 8, 2015 6:54 pm

Jedrzejczyk: ‘Never Doubt the Underdog, That’s How I Won the Title’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk walked into UFC 185 as the underdog on nearly every bookies’ sportsbook when she challenged Carla Esparza for the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. By the time Jedrzejczyk stepped out of the octagon, the championship was slung over her shoulder and the jaws of bettors around the world were on the floor. Never doubt...

Jun 8, 2015 6:47 pm

‘I Feel More Mexican Than Cain Velasquez!’

UFC 188 is fast approaching and we will soon see the return of UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. Velasquez, of Mexican heritage, will be fighting in his home country for the first time in his career and will receive a ravenous ovation, but Fabricio Werdum doesn’t think his will be far off! Werdum has moved...


Jun 8, 2015 6:21 pm

Cathal Pendred Slams Joe Rogan on Biased Commentary

Cathal Pendred has, for some reason, become one of the most criticized fighters in the mixed martial arts community. The finger-pointing began after his bout with Sean Spencer at UFC Fight Night 59 in January when the fight’s pace slowed down severely in the final round. Unbeknownst to Pendred, UFC commentator Joe Rogan was talking...

Jun 8, 2015 6:04 pm

Bantamweights McMann and Nunes Signed for UFC Fight Night 74

Amanda Nunes has the opportunity to jump up the women’s bantamweight rankings when she meets Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville, Tennessee. The bout is set to take place in August in Bridgestone Arena. UFC officials confirmed the bout with Fox Sports. Nunes wants to prove she deserved her place in the...

Jun 8, 2015 5:10 pm

Demian Maia and Neil Magny Set to Fight at UFC 190

UFC 190 is looking stacked with the addition of a new welterweight matchup! Veteran Demian Maia will be stepping into the octagon for the twenty-first time as he squares off with up-and-comer Neil Magny, Tatame reports. Althrough Magny (8-2 UFC) is far from a newcomer in the octagon, he has just started to make a...

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 8, 2015 3:58 pm

Leites: ‘Jose Aldo is 200% Ready for Conor McGregor’

Jose Aldo will finally be stepping into the octagon to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 next month. The “World Tour” was extremely successful and garnered interest from mainstream media outlets, but now it’s time for the two to train and get ready for the fight. Thales Leites, Aldo’s training...

Jun 8, 2015 3:05 pm

Erick Silva Promises to End Fight with Rick Story ‘As Soon as Possible’

There was a time when Erick Silva was looked at as the next big thing to come out of Brazil. Silva suffered a couple setbacks against the likes of Matt Brown, Jon Fitch and Dong Hyun Kim which took the spotlight away from him for a short amount of time. However, still young, Silva is...

Jun 8, 2015 2:55 pm

‘I’m A More Dangerous Opponent for Cormier than Gustafsson’

Ryan Bader has been campaigning for a shot at the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship which was recently claimed by Daniel Cormier. After Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in May, Bader confronted Cormier at the post fight press conference and took matters into his own hands. For the following weeks, Bader and Cormier proceeded...

Jun 8, 2015 2:41 pm

Rothwell: ‘I Doubt Velasquez Will Fight the Same Once PED Testing Starts’

Ben Rothwell is basking in the glory of his win from Saturday night when he dominated “Meathead” Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68. Rothwell cut an interview after the fight which put the entire heavyweight division on blast, and he vowed he would become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Rothwell has his sights set on...

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...