At 22-3, Gilbert Melendez sits atop the UFC’s lightweight division. With victories over Josh Thomson, Diego Sanchez, Shinya Aoki and Jorge Masvidal, “El Nino” is ready for a new crop of challengers as the Santa Ana native has agreed to a multi-fight, multi-year deal structure with Bellator that can pit Melendez against some of MMA’s […]
29-18 MMA / 0-2 UFC Record
2 Fight Losing Streak
Notable Wins: Maximo Blanco, Caros Fodor, Mizuto Hirota
25-8 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
Notable Wins: Tim Means, KJ Noons, Michael Chiesa
7-1 MMA / 3-0 UFC Record
3 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Clifford Starks, Ronny Markes, Derek Brunson...
Two more bouts have been agreed today for UFC on FOX 11, which comes to the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on April 19th.The first of the newly agreed matchups see’s Yoel Romero (7-1, pictured) battle Brad Tavares (12-1) in the middleweight division.Yoel “Solider of God” Romero is becoming an increasingly popular figure in the UFC after coming out victorious in all three...
A pair of pivotal scraps have been added to the UFC on FOX 11 lineup. Middleweights Brad Tavares (pictured) and Yoel Romero, as well as lightweights Pat Healy and Jorge Masvidal will collide in the April 19 event.
The UFC announced the bouts late Tuesday night via Twitter.
Tavares will be riding a five-fight winning streak into the fight. He’s fresh off January’s unanimous decision...
UFC Fight Night 31 took place last night at the base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The main event featured Tim Kennedy defeating Rafael Natal in the co-main event and in the co-feature, Alexis Davis defeated Liz Carmouche.
In the videos above are highlights of Kennedy and Natal, Davis and Carmouche, Rustam Khabilov and Jorge Masvidal and Yoel Romero and Ronny Markes.
There was a mountain of hype surrounding Russian import Rustam Khabilov heading into only his third fight in the UFC against veteran lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal, but he did his best to justify the excitement at least for one shining moment turning the mundane into the spectacular.
The first two rounds between Khabilov and Masvidal ended up as a battle of position with both...
This looks like it could be a very interesting series. Jorge Masvidal definitely seems like he is having more fun than most professional fighters but he is on a three fight winning streak so whatever he is doing is working. Thanks to Genghis Con Films for the video and Intravid for the find.
Conor McGregor is having some fun while recovering
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Michael Chiesa looked like a monster at first, born somewhere in the woods of Washington state. He was throwing on submissions, and tagging up Jorge Masvidal throughout the first round. As his corner said: “You’re beating him everywhere” and he was, but damn if Masvidal didn’t devastate the TUF winner with a few nasty body shots which slowed him down to a crawl. Then with...
There is no one path that leads a man or woman to the Octagon.
Over the years, innumerable avenues and backgrounds and experiences have intersected and filtered those that write the words "professional fighter" in the box label "Occupation" on their tax returns, census forms, and doctors office questionnaires.
We've seen plenty of former college wrestlers...
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