Gilbert and the scrap pack

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  1. Glen S

    Glen S Green Belt

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    I am a very big fan of Melendez and have been for years....his latest interview re Diego was very humble and professional with courtesy and poise....

    Why does he continue to associate with CG and the Diaz brothers when he is obviously different in character and attitude?

    And I am a fan of the Diaz brothers and their abilities....but find Gil a polerizing opposite...in a positive manner....thoughts?
     
  2. ironfist05

    ironfist05 Silver Belt

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    he and Shields are the more accomplished of the four

    they're probably like big brothers to the Diaz's
     
  3. Glen S

    Glen S Green Belt

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    I was tempted to include Shields....good call
     
  4. Terror Zone

    Terror Zone Banned Banned

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    They're a big part of why he's as good as he is today, they've been training together for a decade, he considers them family, etc.

    How many reasons do you need?
     
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    Diego I hope is back
     
  6. Sosua

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    I've never understood Shields in the 'scrap pack' or whatever.

    He's like the opposite of the Diaz brothers - respectful, calm and boring.

    I wonder if Nick and Nate give him shit?
     
  7. Glen S

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    He seems to be more humble and not a time bomb....can't believe the act hasn't gotten old....probably why he trains more at El Nino in San Francisco....

    And I do appreciate the loyalty shown, for sure...just doesn't seem to be cut from same cloth
     
  8. BROWNPRIDE

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    gil and the diaz boys have grown up in this mma game all there styles have helped one another. gil and jake are nice guys in and out the ring the diaz bros grew up with a chip on there shoulders its just in there dna.
     
  9. Wrathsoul

    Wrathsoul Purple Belt

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    I dunno. Shields and Gil definitely act more humble. But they were right in with the Diaz brothers throwin down on the last Strikeforce on CBS. In fact, Gil might have thrown the first punch, right?
     
  10. ufcfan4

    ufcfan4 Can't Andle The Riddum

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    Shields seems like such a vanilla...well that's harsh- such a mild-mannered personality and yet I remember there was a video from a few years back when Gil's girl was expecting and he was describing the circumstances of their meeting.

    He basically pointed out that when they first met, his fianc
     
  11. IloveTHIS

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    Im sure the Diaz bros are good people face to face, in real life. Its just when you put a mic in their face or have cameras pointed at them the "act" goes full force. I guess Gil and Shields just overlook it.

    I am not trying to fighter bash but are you sure he wasnt implying something else..

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    I know the dude has a kid but...
     
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    ufcfan4 Can't Andle The Riddum

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    Yeah I bet they're pretty chill people in most circumstances. The macho posturing probably comes out when they are challenged in the streets or in the cage.
     
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    ufcfan4 Can't Andle The Riddum

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    Hahaha ILoveThis- I stand corrected.
     
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    Though I am a big Melendez fan I came in here to mention this^^^
     
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    Where's my rematch buddy?
     
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    So 1 incident is enough for you?
     
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    Unfortunately there were only a couple of camera views that showed Gil get all up in Mayhem's shit and Mayhem pushing him back a split second before that sweet pic of the Diaz brothers coming in with their fists up. That pic circulated the most and made it appear as if they had even started the bruha.

    I was actually at that event, met jake, nick and Nate the day before (& Gils dad). But had already walked out when the shit went down. Ran back in too late.
     
  19. 5H3RD0G

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    Gil and Shields obviously balance out the team. :icon_chee If you watch Bound by Blood you will see another side of Nick, if you meet these people in real life not UFC video you will probably have your mind blown.
     
  20. AxekickfromDiaz

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    Have you considered maybe you just don't know him? Those are his friends and training partners for a reason.
     

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