Gilbert Melendez
"El Nino"

Gilbert Melendez
Birthday: 1982-04-12
AGE: 32
Country Santa Ana, California
United States
Height
5'9"
175.26 cm
Weight
153 lbs
69.4 kg
Association:

Class: Lightweight
Wins 22 11 KO/TKO (50%) 1 SUBMISSIONS (5%) 10 DECISIONS (45%)
Losses 4 0 KO/TKO (0%) 1 SUBMISSIONS (25%) 3 DECISIONS (75%)

Fight History

Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
loss Anthony Pettis UFC 181 - Hendricks vs. Lawler 2
Dec / 06 / 2014
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
John McCarthy
2 1:53
win Diego Sanchez UFC 166 - Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3
Oct / 19 / 2013
Decision (Unanimous)
Kerry Hatley
3 5:00
loss Benson Henderson UFC on Fox 7 - Henderson vs. Melendez
Apr / 20 / 2013
Decision (Split)
John McCarthy
5 5:00
win Josh Thomson Strikeforce - Barnett vs. Cormier
May / 19 / 2012
Decision (Split)
Dan Stell
5 5:00
win Jorge Masvidal Strikeforce - Melendez vs. Masvidal
Dec / 17 / 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Herb Dean
5 5:00
win Tatsuya Kawajiri Strikeforce - Diaz vs. Daley
Apr / 09 / 2011
TKO (Elbows)
Cecil Peoples
1 3:14
win Shinya Aoki Strikeforce - Nashville
Apr / 17 / 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Mario Yamasaki
5 5:00
win Josh Thomson Strikeforce - Evolution
Dec / 19 / 2009
Decision (Unanimous)
Josh Rosenthal
5 5:00
win Mitsuhiro Ishida Strikeforce - Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug / 15 / 2009
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
3 3:56
win Rodrigo Damm Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Diaz
Apr / 11 / 2009
KO (Punches)
Josh Rosenthal
2 2:02
loss Josh Thomson Strikeforce - Melendez vs. Thomson
Jun / 27 / 2008
Decision (Unanimous)
N/A
5 5:00
win Gabe Lemley Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Le
Mar / 29 / 2008
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
2 2:18
loss Mitsuhiro Ishida Yarennoka - New Years Eve 2007
Dec / 31 / 2007
Decision (Unanimous)
N/A
2 5:00
win Tetsuji Kato Strikeforce - Playboy Mansion
Sep / 29 / 2007
Decision (Unanimous)
N/A
3 5:00
win Tatsuya Kawajiri Pride FC - Shockwave 2006
Dec / 31 / 2006
Decision (Unanimous)
N/A
2 5:00
win Nobuhiro Obiya Pride - Bushido 12
Aug / 26 / 2006
Decision (Unanimous)
N/A
2 5:00
win Clay Guida Strikeforce - Revenge
Jun / 09 / 2006
Decision (Split)
N/A
5 5:00
win Harris Sarmiento Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Gracie
Mar / 10 / 2006
Submission (Punches)
N/A
2 0:44
win Rumina Sato Shooto - Alive Road
Aug / 20 / 2005
TKO (Cut)
N/A
1 1:32
win Naoya Uematsu Shooto - 5/4 in Korakuen Hall
May / 04 / 2005
TKO (Cut)
N/A
2 4:30
win Hiroyuki Takaya Shooto - Year End Show 2004
Dec / 14 / 2004
Decision (Unanimous)
N/A
3 5:00
win Kaynan Kaku ROTR 6 - Rumble on the Rock 6
Nov / 20 / 2004
TKO (Punches)
Larry Landless
2 3:58
win Olaf Alfonso WEC 10 - Bragging Rights
May / 21 / 2004
TKO (Punches)
N/A
3 4:54
win Stephen Palling ROTR 4 - Rumble on the Rock 4
Oct / 10 / 2003
TKO (Punches)
Troy Mandaloniz
2 4:59
win Jeff Hougland WEC 6 - Return of a Legend
Mar / 27 / 2003
TKO (Punches)
Josh Rosenthal
2 2:05
win Gary Quan WEC 5 - Halloween Fury
Oct / 18 / 2002
TKO (Punches)
Josh Rosenthal
1 4:37

Amateur Fights

Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
win Shawn Pretat IFC - Night of the Warriors
Aug / 10 / 2002
N/A
N/A
0 0:00
win Martin Moreno IFC - Night of the Warriors
Aug / 10 / 2002
N/A
N/A
0 0:00

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