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PostSubject: Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170   Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170 EmptyTue Dec 24, 2013 5:33 am

http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/12/22/5236482/report-gilbert-melendez-vs-khabib-nurmagomedov-ufc-170-mma-news

A Russian MMA news site is reporting an exciting addition to the February fight card.

it looks like UFC 170 just picked up an exciting Lightweight bout. According to the Russian site MMA Boxing, Dagestani Sambo fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov will face former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez on February 22.

Melendez made his UFC debut as a challenger to Ben Henderson at UFC on Fox 7. After 5 rounds, he came up on the short end of a split decision. He followed that up with a fight of the year contender against Diego Sanchez at UFC 166. He took a unanimous decision after three rounds in that fight.

Nurmagomedov has gone undefeated in 21 career fights, five of those taking place inside the Octagon. Most recently, he faced off against Pat Healy at UFC 165. After three competitive rounds, "The Eagle" scored the unanimous decision victory over "Bam Bam".

In the headlining fight of UFC 170, Daniel Cormier will make his Light Heavyweight debut against former champion Rashad Evans. The event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV.
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PostSubject: Re: Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170   Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170 EmptyTue Dec 24, 2013 5:33 am

Awesome fucking fight!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170   Report: Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170 EmptyTue Dec 24, 2013 3:35 pm

Gilbert by clear decision. Striking is much more technical and precise and Khabib isn't throwing a wrestling game on him for 15 minutes

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Gil will be too much for him
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