Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez is an American fighter trained by Cesar Gracie alongside teammates Nate and Nick Diaz, and Jake Shields. He is a former WEC lightweight champion and three-time Strikeforce champion. At "Strikeforce: Nashville," he defeated Japanese lightweight Shinya Aoki in a dominant decision. Melendez was also involved in a post-fight brawl with Jason "Mayhem" Miller at the end the same show.

Fighter Stats

Nickname El Nino
Age 39
Height 5'9"
Weight 155
Place of birth Santa Ana, California, United States

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