Scores were 29-28 twice and 28-29 for Alvarez, now 26-4; Melendez falls to 22-5. “I took my standard approach in the Octagon, didn’t back up,” Melendez said. “He was elusive though. I thought I did enough to win. (But) I lost that fight myself.” The two lightweight standouts were long considered the best 155-pounders not […]
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Werdum would go on to amass a 4-2 record overall while fighting with PRIDE before eventually signing with the UFC in 2007. Werdum’s run with the promotion would end unceremoniously after going just 2-2 through four fights with losses to Andrei Arlovski and an 80-second knockout to Junior dos Santos in his debut bout with […]
With the win, Gastelum, who was sent back to middleweight after a series of battles with the scale at 170 pounds, improves to 12-1; the 36-year-old Marquardt falls to 36-15-2. Gastelum’s pressure and hard combinations kept Marquardt on the defensive in the early going, reddening the veteran’s face in the process. Marquardt began to catch […]
Matt Brown’s severity is a tangible, living, respirating thing. Yet, his display is as composed as the Ohio skies in June. That’s a covenant to the personal expansion he’s gifted after scarcely a decade outlayed contrast his own personal will, and violation those of others in the glow of hand-to-hand combat. Brown doesn’t step in […]