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Gilbert Melendez opens up on USADA suspension: “It’s no one’s business what I’m putting...

Gilbert Melendez has opened up on his second USADA suspension. On Monday, it was revealed that the former Strikeforce lightweight champion was suspended two-years by...
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Gilbert Melendez receives two-year USADA suspension

Gilbert Melendez, who is no longer a member of the UFC roster, has been suspended for two years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency...
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Josh Thomson gives update on a fourth fight with Gilbert Melendez

For fight fans, Gilbert Melendez vs Josh Thomson might be the best trilogy in MMA history. Each fight presented an all-out war that highlighted...
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Josh Thomson wants to run it back with Gilbert Melendez in Bellator

We could see a fourth fight between lightweight legends as Josh Thomson says he wants to run it back with long-time rival Gilbert Melendez...
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Gilbert Melendez issues statement on UFC release

MMA veteran and fan favorite Gilbert Melendez has issued a statement following his release from the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
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Gilbert Melendez released by UFC

Former UFC title contender and Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez has been released by the UFC after a string of losses.
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Gilbert Melendez hints at retirement after UFC 239 loss

Gilbert Melendez seems to be nearing the end of his career as a professional fighter. Over the weekend, on the undercard of UFC 239, the...
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Gilbert Melendez unsure on retirement following UFC 239 loss

Gilbert Melendez won't commit to retiring or continuing his fighting career just yet. Last night (July 6), Melendez returned to action to meet Arnold Allen...
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Gilbert Melendez says Nick Diaz is training again

One of the most popular fighters in the UFC may be on his way back to the Octagon. The last time we saw Nick Diaz...
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Gilbert Melendez returns to the Octagon at UFC 239

Former UFC title challenger and Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (22-7) returns to fight Arnold Allen (14-1) at UFC 239 on July 6. https://twitter.com/UFCEurope/status/1126200138534404097 Whilst many...
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Gilbert Melendez says teammate Nick Diaz is retired

It has been four years since Nick Diaz last stepped foot inside the Octagon. And with each new day, it looks more...
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Gilbert Melendez vs Arnold Allen in the works for UFC 232

It has been a less than ideal run in the UFC so far for one of the lightweight division's best in the former Strikeforce...
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Gilbert Melendez Breaks Down How Holly Holm can Dethrone Cyborg

Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez knows a thing or two about fighting. He has been one of the Lightweight division's very best for the better...
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PHOTO | Here’s what Gilbert Melendez’s leg looks like a day after his war...

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports hotspot of Edmonton, Alberta. One of the most compelling features of the...
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Report: Gilbert Melendez heading to featherweight at UFC 215

This September 9, when the UFC debuts in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez will reportedly look for a...
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VIDEO | Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez join Anthony Bourdain for Parts Unknown

https://youtu.be/uwfpTxWvwho Just when you think Anthony Bourdain and his "Parts Unknown" CNN series couldn't get any better, think again. Bourdain, who has fallen in love with...
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Gilbert Melendez confirms plans to drop to featherweight

For a time, Gilbert Melendez stood out as one of the best lightweights in the world. That was back when he was the dominant...
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VIDEO | Chael Sonnen and Gilbert Melendez predict Nunes vs. Rousey

https://youtu.be/8HEfa9V639A We are now mere hours away from the long awaited return of MMA superstar Ronda Rousey. The former women's bantamweight champion will return in...

VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez’s wife Keri Anne Taylor Melendez scores a big KO in...

https://twitter.com/jnsanchez/status/800169260098224128 Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with Bellator 165. It was a card of tremendous highs and unfortunate lows, as Michael...
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Gilbert Melendez Says Nate Diaz Should Fight the McGregor vs. Alvarez Winner

In just 10 days, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor will challenge lightweight king Eddie Alvarez in a bid to become the first fighter in...
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VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez breaks down Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

One of the greatest cards in UFC history is set to take place just a little over two weeks from today. Three UFC championship...
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VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez shares insight into UFC 202 press conference incident

https://youtu.be/hvyyXQlSItY Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor briefly appeared on stage at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference. McGregor, who...

VIDEO | Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez (highlights)

https://youtu.be/MG_1LIByVG0 In the co-main event of 'UFC on FOX 20' Gilbert Melendez made his return to the Octagon against Edson Barboza. The fight was a thrilling...
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UFC on FOX 20 Results: Edson Barboza defeats Gilbert Melendez

A key lightweight bout between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and dangerous striker Edson Barboza served as the co-main event of tonight's UFC on...

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking...
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Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says...

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being...

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via...