Gilbert Melendez Can Finally Call Himself A UFC Fighter

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  1. Lethal

    Lethal Forum Administrator Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Full article here:
    http://www.FightLine.com/fl/news/2013/0110/552539/gilbert-melendez/
     
  2. ufcbrass

    ufcbrass Orange Belt

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    about time.
     
  3. Bolshevik***

    Bolshevik*** Banned Banned

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    cool. now who should he fight? maynard anyone?
     
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    bobsully83 White Belt

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    Some interesting matchups
     
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    Great.
     
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    MrWhiteBelt Orange Belt

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    Thank God
    Him vs pettis or gray would be a good first fight or maybe straight to bendo
     
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    I'm so loving all of these strikeforce guys coming over.
     
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    Unfortunately I think we'll see he isn't as good as the hype hopes he is.
     
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    Zap Brennigan White Belt

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    Wooooohooooo!!!!
     
  10. Mooner

    Mooner Banned Banned

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    BJ Penn vs Gilbert Melendez. Make it happen.
     
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    m0353 Purple Belt

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    Despite his last performance, I'd be just fine if he was to face Bendo in his debut
     
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    Chernabog Sherdog Curator

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    LondoMollari Orange Belt

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    Gotta love Gil. What a hilarious dude.
     
  14. ms4n

    ms4n Blue Belt

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    To support my post above, and after watching his fights, lets take a look:

    Can he beat:

    Henderson- No
    Maynard- No
    Cerrone- No
    Pettis- No
    Diaz- No
    Chandler, Alvarez, Miller, Edgar (at that weight)- maybe

    He's hardly Top 5 and he'd have to beat a top 10 to verify the hype and I'm not sure he can do that.
     
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    Gray can start training full bore in approx 3 weeks.
    The stars might very well align for an April Card vs Gil. I do know that he's expressed interest in that fight. Whether his Handlers are actively pursuing that I'm not aware.
     
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    I'd say top ( edit :) 5 or 6 fight to get his feet wet . Shake the octagon jitters .
    No Need to rush these SF fighters . Create better match ups and build up the hype that way IMO
     
  17. LondoMollari

    LondoMollari Orange Belt

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    fixed
     
  18. TheMMAn

    TheMMAn Guardian of Masculinity

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    Let him rape Melvin's soul as an introduction to the UFC fanbase...
     
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    Wow. That's an overwhelming amount of evidence. I believe you now.
     
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    ms4n Blue Belt

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    Nice thing about this discussion verses say these superfight discussions is we'll actually be able to know really soon. There is no way he'll beat Cerrone. If that's where the people are at in their thinking, that's the fight I'd like to see.
     

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