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Fantasy Match-up: G. Melendez vs. E. Alvarez

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  1. LMZ1985 Yellow Belt

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    Former Strikeforce LW champion vs. Former Bellator LW Champion

    Gilbert Melendez
    Former WEC LW champion
    Two-time Strikeforce LW champion
    Defended Strikeforce belt successfully five times
    Avenged his first 2 losses
    32 years old
    1-2 UFC record

    Eddie Alvarez
    Longest reigning Bellator LW champion
    Two-time Bellator LW champion
    Avenged 2 of his losses
    30 years old
    0-1 UFC record

    Melendez lost last month to the reigning UFC champ. Alvarez is hoping for a May return. Let's have this match-up!
     
  2. Snarly Orange Belt

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    I agree but Benson vs Eddie was a fantasy matchup too. Sad we won't see it now but I hope they rebook that someday too. Cerrone is a great replacement though; stoked for that too.
     
  3. Th3Sav4ge "ON CHRISTMAS?!?!"

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    i hope this fight gets made.

    If cowboy loses or wins him vs gil might be great too.

    Dos anjos is fighting now, khabib will fight after..........
     
  4. Bmartin89 Purple Belt

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    Melendez UD
     
  5. HUGHPHUG ALL CAPS YO

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    this fight was supposed to happen years ago before Zuffa bought out Strikeforce. Came so damn close as well
     
  6. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    It would be a great fight for sure. I'd take Alvarez.
     
  7. toe hold Brown Belt

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    It is a good fight, and makes a lot of sense to make now. Both guys coming off losses. If made, an absolute must win for both fighters.
     
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    would like to see this fight even though it would have been better 3-4 years ago when it was nearly made
     
  9. elvis 78 Black Belt

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    I have always wanted to see Melendez vs Alverez
    That fight has the potential to be one of the best brawls ever
     
  10. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    Yes please! !
     
  11. TheCanadianGuy Blue Belt

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    This is honestly my #1 dream fight that could actually be made.

    It'd have to be 5 rounds, it'd be a great Fight Night card.
     
  12. GrAtI Banned Banned

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    Melendez UD.
     
  13. PRIDExxFC Black Belt

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    This would have been better to have been made when Melendez was the Strikeforce champ and Alvarez the Bellator champ. It would still make a good fight imo though.
     
  14. Fosheez** Green Belt

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    Not sure if I can handle all that brown pride.
     
  15. beefcake180 Aces Wild

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    I wants it
     
  16. Taric Gold Belt

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    Any version of Eddie, Frankie, and Gilbert fighting is a long time dream come true match up.
     

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