– The UFC announced tonight that Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a new contract with the organization. Melendez will now coach against UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, which will begin filming in May and premiere on FOX Sports 1 on Sept. 10. The two will then meet for the UFC lightweight title later this year. The show will feature the launch of the UFC women’s 115-pound weight class, with the winner of the season being crowned the UFC strawweight division’s inaugural champion.
– Below is a photo of a fan with CM Punk as Punk was leaving Las Vegas after attending last night’s UFC 170 pay-per-view:
CM Punk with a fan in Las Vegas. pic.twitter.com/OrExIpAAZM
— CM Punk (@TeamCMPunkPMA) February 24, 2014
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