Gilbert Melendez

Ranking: 4 LW (#13 Pound for Pound)
Age: 28 (DOB: 4/12/82)
Weight Class: Lightweight (155 lbs.)
Nickname: El Nino
Camp: Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu
Style: BJJ & Boxing
Nationality: American
Promotion: Strikeforce
Next Fight:
Credentials: Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, Former WEC Lightweight champion
Notes: Many view Melendez as the best non-UFC lightweight in the world.  He certainly has the resume to claim that title.  He has beaten a host of top tiered talent in his career and he continues to improve.

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