Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez

Profile:

Gilbert Melendez
“El Niño”

Organisation – UFC

Former two-time Strikeforce Lightweight Champion

Birthdate:April 12, 1982
Birthplace:Santa Ana, California, United States
Height:5 ft 9 in
Weight Class:Lightweight
Weight:155 lb
Reach:69 in

STATS & RECORDS

WINS(22)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
12 0 10 0

LOSSES(8)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
0 1 7 0
Status Not Fighting
Hometown Santa Ana, United States
Team/Gym El Nino Training Center – San Francisco, Ca
Age 38
Octagon Debut May. 20, 2012
Arm Reach 73 in
Leg Reach 40 in
Last Fight Jul 6, 2019
Next Fight NA

Fights

LOSS
Gilbert Melendez
UFC 239
Jul 6, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez #14 [LW]
UFC 215
Sep 9, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez
UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko
Jul 23, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez #4
UFC 188
Jun 13, 2015
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez #1
UFC 181
Dec 6, 2014
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 1:53
WIN
Gilbert Melendez #2
UFC 166
Oct 19, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez #1
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez
Apr 20, 2013
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier
May 19, 2012
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal
Dec 17, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
Apr 9, 2011
TKO (elbows)
R1 – 3:14
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Shinya Aoki
Strikeforce: Nashville
Apr 17, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce: Evolution
Dec 19, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Mitsuhiro Ishida
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug 15, 2009
TKO (punches)
R3 – 3:56
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Rodrigo Damm
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz
Apr 11, 2009
KO (punches)
R2 – 2:02
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Thomson
Jun 27, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Gabe Lemley
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Le
Mar 29, 2008
TKO (punches)
R2 – 2:18
LOSS
Gilbert Melendez
Mitsuhiro Ishida
Yarennoka!
Dec 31, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Tetsuji Kato
Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion
Sep 29, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
PRIDE FC: Shockwave 2006
Dec 31, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Nobuhiro Obiya
Pride – Bushido 12
Aug 26, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Strikeforce: Revenge
Jun 9, 2006
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Harris Sarmiento
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie
Mar 10, 2006
Submission (punches)
R2 – 0:44
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Rumina Sato
Shooto: Alive Road
Aug 20, 2005
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 1:32
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Naoya Uematsu
Shooto: 5/4 in Korakuen Hall
May 4, 2005
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R2 – 4:30
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Hiroyuki Takaya
Shooto: Year End Show 2004
Dec 14, 2004
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Kaynan Kaku
Rumble on the Rock 6
Nov 20, 2004
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:58
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Olaf Alfonso
WEC 10
May 21, 2004
TKO (punches)
R3 – 4:54
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Stephen Palling
Rumble on the Rock 4
Oct 10, 2003
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:59
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Jeff Hougland
WEC 6
Mar 27, 2003
TKO (punches)
R2 – 2:05
WIN
Gilbert Melendez
Greg Quan
WEC 5
Oct 18, 2002
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:37
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