Melendez has at least one more Strikeforce fight, vs. Masvidal in Dec


UFC president Dana White spoke recently about bringing Melendez into the UFC 'ASAP'  but apparently right now is not possible. Strikeforce announced today via twitter that as originally planned, lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez will be defending his title against Jorge Masvidal on December 17.

Strikeforce Sorry to keep you waiting folks! @GilbertMelendez WILL be defending his title vs @GamebredFighter in San Diego on Dec. 17. Tix on sale Sat!

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Blaat site profile image  

10/12/11 8:51 AM by Blaat

Do work Jorge!! I saw him fight Daly at shark fights in Amarillo, great fight for sure!

mmavixen site profile image  

10/12/11 8:38 AM by mmavixen

Really happy this morning to see so much love for Gamebred on here. Seen him fight locally here in Miami and the guy is a beast.  This shoould be an amazing fight. WAR MASVIDAL!

mmavixen site profile image  

10/12/11 8:38 AM by mmavixen


buchu8oolong site profile image  

10/12/11 5:05 AM by buchu8oolong

Good fan fight. Masvidal surprised me at how well he handled KJ.

z00f site profile image  

10/12/11 3:05 AM by z00f

I thought masvidal won the paul daley fight as well bad decision

RuaYouToDoubtShogun site profile image  

10/12/11 2:59 AM by RuaYouToDoubtShogun

Very even fight

Tebowkakke site profile image  

10/12/11 2:49 AM by Tebowkakke

This is going to be a great fight. I think Masvidal has a great chance to win.

rosario00 site profile image  

10/12/11 2:39 AM by rosario00

The Imada inverted triangle was a fluke; he was whooping his ass the whole fight

Burl site profile image  

10/12/11 1:20 AM by Burl

Masvidal is definitely UFC material. He has very good boxing with knees and kicks also incorporated and also has a good chin and mixes striking with grappling well.

Astronaut site profile image  

10/12/11 1:17 AM by Astronaut

Ya he just has some spots on his record. Had no business losing to guys like Damm, Palomino and Imada.He's very talented but Gilberts pace and wrestling should be too much