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Jeremy Stephens Finally Got Married Over the Weekend

It appears that UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens has been enjoying what has been a pretty good month of September Stephens’ victory over Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, a fight which …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2017, 11:47 pm By
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Tweet of the Day: Korean Zombie responds to Jeremy Stephens’ call out, Conor McGregor style

Chan Sung Jung took a page out of Conor McGregor’s book when he responded to Jeremy Stephens’ challenge via Twitter. After his impressive victory over Gilbert Melendez at UFC …read more

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Take another look at Gilbert Melendez's jacked up leg five days after UFC 215

Gilbert Melendez’s leg took one hell of a beating in his fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC 214, to the point where we’re amazed he made it to the final …read more

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Gilbert Melendez's beat-up leg is purple but looks better than before

Gilbert Melendez’s left leg took one helluva beating at UFC 215 thanks to Jeremy Stephens.
In the pay-per-view main-card opener at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Melendez (22-7 MMA, 1-5 …read more

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Gilbert Melendez’s leg appears to be doing better in new photo

Things are looking better for Gilbert Melendez and his suffering leg.
The 15-year MMA veteran limped his way through a three-round contest against Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215 this past weekend, …read more

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UFC 215 'Fight Motion:' In which Gilbert Melendez's lower leg swells up instantly

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosJeremy Stephens delivered a barrage of low kicks to Gilbert Melendez and, as we in the “Fight Motion: highlights for this past Saturday’s UFC 215 bout, …read more

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The long struggle to understand the difference between tough and stupid

Sep 9, 2017; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Jeremy Stephens (red gloves) defeats Gilbert Melendez (blue gloves) during UFC 215 at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 9, 2017; Edmonton, …read more

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The featherweight who just broke four bones in his face isn’t mad at UFC 215 referee

While most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are talking about the damage incurred by Gilbert Melendez, who had his leg turned into corned beef hash by featherweight bruiser Jeremy Stephens …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Ouch! Gilbert Melendez Still Feeling Effects of UFC 215 Battle

Keri Melendez, the fighting wife of former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, says her husband is doing fine after taking serious damage to his leg at UFC 215 this past Saturday …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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Gilbert Melendez toughed it out, but in the end had no leg to stand on

Conor McGregor asked an important question last year, one that commanded a great deal of public attention — who the fook is that guy? It turns out his name is …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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PHOTO | Here’s what Gilbert Melendez’s leg looks like a day after his war with Jeremy Stephens

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports hotspot of Edmonton, Alberta. One of the most compelling features of the UFC 215 main card – at …read more

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Monday Morning Hangover: What’s next for Gilbert Melendez after suffering fourth straight loss?

Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC 215 blew the roof off Rogers Center last weekend (Sat., Sept. 9, 2017) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Plenty of fighters …read more

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So yeah, Gilbert Melendez's leg was a mess the day after UFC 215

Gilbert Melendez’s legs got a rude welcome to the UFC featherweight division on Saturday at UFC 215. Check out the aftermath.
In the pay-per-view main-card opener at Rogers Place in Edmonton, …read more

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One day after UFC 215, Gilbert Melendez’s leg is not looking very good

Check this out at your own risk.
Gilbert Melendez’s wife Keri posted a photo of Melendez’s leg on social media Sunday night, one day after Jeremy Stephens absolutely trashed it at …read more

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Following win at UFC 215, Jeremy Stephens ‘would love’ to fight Jose Aldo next

Jeremy Stephens speaks to the media at UFC 215 about his impressive win over Gilbert Melendez, what’s next for his career, more. EDMONTON, Alberta – Jeremy Stephens speaks to the …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Open to Fighting Jose Aldo, But Not in November

Jeremy Stephens wouldn’t mind going one-on-one with Jose Aldo, but not in November. Last night (Sept. 9), Stephens took on Gilbert Melendez. The bout opened up the main card of …read more

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UFC 215 bonuses: Rafael dos Anjos, Henry Cejudo haul in $50K extra for impressive wins

EDMONTON – Rafael dos Anjos, Henry Cejudo, Jeremy Stephens, and Gilbert Melendez each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 215 event.
Dos Anjos (for his first-round submission of Neil Magny) …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Stephens’ and Latifi’s wins at UFC 215

Pro fighters enjoyed as Jeremy Stephens and Ilir Latifi picked up a couple of decision wins in Edmonton. Jeremy Stephens brutalized Gilbert Melendez’s leg with low kicks, while Ilir Latifi …read more

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UFC 215 results: Stephens dominates Melendez, Latifi gets decision over Pedro

At UFC 215 in Alberta, Jeremy Stephens spoiled Gilbert Melendez’s featherweight debut, while Ilir Latifi used his wrestling to end Tyson Pedro’s undefeated run. The UFC 215 main card kicked …read more

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Gilbert Melendez got talked out of quitting on the stool after gnarly leg injury

Gilbert Melendez got off to a bad start against Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215, which is another way of saying that after one round in the cage his left shin …read more

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UFC 215 results: Jeremy Stephens earns one-sided win over Gilbert Melendez

EDMONTON, Alberta — Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez came down to the featherweight division on Saturday night.
There, he was greeted by a fighter with bad intentions.
Jeremy Stephens worked Melendez …read more

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UFC 215 results: Vicious Jeremy Stephens low kicks destroy Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez (22-7 MMA, 1-5 UFC) once again proved his durability in the cage, but he’d probably just as soon forget all about his featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens (26-14 …read more

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UFC 215 results: Jeremy Stephens batters Gilbert Melendez’s leg in dominant win

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight scrappers Jeremy Stephens and Gilbert Melendez threw down last night (Sept. 9, 2017) at UFC 215 inside Rogers Arena in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Despite firmly holding …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Dominates Gilbert Melendez (UFC 215 Results)

No. 8 ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens kicked off the UFC 215 main card with a dominating performance against former lightweight title challenger Gilbert Melendez.
Stephens’ leg kicks were the story of …read more

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UFC 215 live blog: Jeremy Stephens vs. Gilbert Melendez

This is the UFC 215 live blog for Jeremy Stephens vs. Gilbert Melendez, a featherweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta.
Stephens, who has …read more

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Gilbert Melendez looking to become new featherweight ‘bulldozer’ at UFC 215

There will be a lot at stake for former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez later tonight (Sat., Sept. 9, 2017) at UFC 215 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Rogers …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Jeremy Stephens postponed wedding to fight Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215

Jeremy Stephens chooses to defer a significant moment in his life to fight Gilbert Melendez this coming Saturday, September 9th. Jeremy Stephens was supposed to end last Sunday as a …read more

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Jeremy Stephens postponed wedding to accept Gilbert Melendez fight at UFC 215

EDMONTON, Alberta — Last weekend was supposed to be a big one for Jeremy Stephens.
The veteran featherweight is leaving behind his “Li’l Heathen” days and settling down. Now 31, Stephens …read more

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Jeremy Stephens delayed his wedding so he could fight at UFC 215

Stephens is set to welcome Gilbert Melendez to featherweight in the UFC’s return to Edmonton. Jeremy Stephens returns to action on September 16th at UFC 215 against Gilbert Melendez. That’s …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Says Gilbert Melendez Has Been in Too Many Wars

Jeremy Stephens doesn’t believe Gilbert Melendez will bring anything new to the table on Sept. 9. At UFC 215 inside the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Stephens and Melendez are …read more

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My life as a fighter: Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez — a former Strikeforce and WEC lightweight champion and one of the top veteran fighters still in the UFC — knows he’s in “the fourth quarter” of his …read more

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Posted on September 7, 2017, 7:46 am By
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Reinvented Gilbert Melendez seeks 'historic fight' with Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosEDMONTON – Wins and losses be damned: Gilbert Melendez is going to stick to his roots and try to add another “Fight of the Night” …read more

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My life as a fighter: Gilbert Melendez

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Jeremy Stephens Flattens Rony Jason (UFC KO of the Week Video)

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Jeremy Stephens is back in action at UFC 215 where he faces off against Gilbert Melendez on Saturday, live on Pay-Per-View. But before that fight goes down, check …read more

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Posted on September 6, 2017, 12:46 am By
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Gilbert Melendez on Continuing to Fight: ‘As Long as My Body Lets me’

Gilbert Melendez is optimistic, but realistic in regards to his fighting future. Melendez has been out of action since July 2016. He’s given his body a chance to heal and …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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Gilbert Melendez too busy banging to worry about weak thoughts of brain damage

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez has been responsible for one half of some of the greatest wars in the history of the 155-pound division, from Josh Thomson to Diego …read more

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Gilbert Melendez expects to continue fighting as long as body holds up

Mired in the worst slump of his career, Gilbert Melendez still has the mindset and spirit of a fighter who has a lot of work left to do.
It’s the rest …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2017, 12:16 am By
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UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez details how he used free agency to his advantage

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5545146213001Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosTwo-time UFC lightweight title challenger Gilbert Melendez is one of the few big-name fighters to come out of MMA’s free agency process better than …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2514 with Gilbert Melendez and Mike Dolce

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with Gilbert Melendez and Mike Dolce.
Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Melendez previewed his featherweight fight vs. Jeremy Stephens, while Dolce was an in …read more

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Gilbert Melendez Explains Why He’s Moving to the UFC Featherweight Division

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion, WEC lightweight champ, and UFC 155-pound title contender Gilbert Melendez will move down to the featherweight division for his fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215.
“El …read more

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Gilbert Melendez Hopes Conor McGregor Doesn’t ‘Get Completely Embarrassed’ Against Mayweather

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current UFC fighter Gilbert Melendez wants Conor McGregor to be successful against Floyd Mayweather Jr. when the two meet in the boxing ring on Aug. …read more

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Gilbert Melendez on Jeremy Stephens: ‘I Respect Him & His Style’

Gilbert Melendez is giving Jeremy Stephens his due ahead of their Sept. 9 bout. Melendez is taking the trip back down to featherweight to do battle with “Lil’ Heathen” inside …read more

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Gilbert Melendez: Move to Featherweight ‘To Reinvent Myself’

Former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez knows his career is in need of a pulse. Melendez decided to make the move from lightweight to featherweight, as he’ll take on Jeremy Stephens …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2017, 2:16 am By
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UFC 215: Gilbert Melendez looking to reinvent himself with featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens

After going on a horrid three-fight losing streak in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight division, Gilbert Melendez is making the drop down to Featherweight, as he is currently booked …read more

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The MMA Hour with Paul Felder in studio, Luke Rockhold, Volkan Oezdemir, Gilbert Melendez, Ian McCall, Pat Barry, Andre Berto

The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:
1:00 p.m. ET — Ian McCall will discuss the UFN: Mexico City main event, as well …read more

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