Melendez vs. Masvidal Set for Dec 17th

Is Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (19-2 MMA, 9-1 SF) is moving to the UFC, it won’t be before a Dec. 17 title fight with top contender Jorge Masvidal (22-6 MMA, 4-0 SF) .

UFC president Dana White, whose company acquired Strikeforce earlier this year, recently said he wants Melendez in the UFC as soon as possible.

But first, he’ll headline an event that officials today announced: “Strikeforce” Melendez vs. Masvidal.”

 

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Kenny Florian to Take Break

After a closely-contested five round battle with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo in the UFC 136 co-main event on Saturday, veteran contender Kenny Florian is going to rest up a bit before making any decisions on his fighting future.

“Everyone is asking what is next for me,” said Florian in a statement issued Monday afternoon. “The only response I can give right now is that I’m going to take some time. I want to rest, spend some time with my family and friends, and then evaluate all of my options. I’ll speak with (UFC President) Dana (White), and my manager, Glenn Robinson, and we will figure out my next move. When I make that decision, my fans will be the first to know. One way or another, you haven’t seen the last of Ken-Flo!”

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UFC 122 Marquardt vs Okami

UFC 122 will be held this Saturday Night (11-13-2010) at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. The headliner between Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami will set the stage for the 185 pound title fight sometime in 2011.

Both fighters are looking to win this fight so they can get their shot at Anderson Silva.

Faber submits Mizugaki

LAS VEGAS – Few camps have had the type of recent success – or even a single successful night – like Team Alpha Male has.

The California-based team’s biggest star, Urijah Faber, posted an impressive bantamweight debut and scored a first-round submission-victory over former title-challenger Takeya Mizugaki.

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