Gilbert Melendez from Going to Bellator to Coach TUF & Title Shot

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After some strenuous negotiations the top free agent in MMA, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez (22-3) will remain a competitor in The Ultimate Fighting Championships, the promotion announced today.

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Rousey vs. McMann & Melendez vs. Nurmagomedov added to UFC 170

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After scoring a 3rd armbar victory over hated rival Miesha Tate, Dana White at the UFC 168 post-fight press conference announced that Ronda Rousey (8-0) will have a quick turnaround and will next defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight title in the main event of UFC 170 against Sara McMann (7-0).

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Lombard vs. Marquardt & Melendez vs. Sanchez added to UFC 166

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Two very interesting bouts that had been rumored have come to fruition as at UFC 166 Hector “Lightning” Lombard (32-4-1) will meet Nate “The Great” Marquardt (32-12-2) and Diego “The Dream” Sanchez (24-5) squares off with Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez (21-3).

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