Photo of Gilbert Melendez
Team Cesar Gracie
Age 37
Gender Male
Height 5' 9"
Weight Class Featherweight

Gilbert Melendez is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 22-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 10 months, 22 days
Rounds Fought 76.1
Avg. Fights/Year 2.0
Longest Layoff 1 year, 1 month, 17 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 3 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 12 0 10
Losses 0 1 6
Finish Rate 54.5%
Finished Rate 14.3%
Win by Decision Rate 45.5%
Loss by Decision Rate 85.7%
Win by KO Rate 54.5%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 14.3%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

4 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:29
Fastest KO 01:29
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.4
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 11:59
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 3.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 16:41
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 09/09/2017 L
(22-6-0)
Jeremy Stephens
(25-14-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 146.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/23/2016 L
(22-5-0)
Edson Barboza
(17-4-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFN FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/13/2015 L
(22-4-0)
Eddie Alvarez
(23-4-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/06/2014 L
(22-3-0)
Anthony Pettis
(17-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.5)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 181: Lawler vs Hendricks
2 1:53
Official MMA Fight Results 10/19/2013 W
(21-3-0)
Diego Sanchez
(24-5-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision
UFC 166: Dos Santos vs Velasquez
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/20/2013 L
(21-2-0)
Benson Henderson
(17-2-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/19/2012 W
(20-2-0)
Josh Thomson
(20-4-1)
LW
(153.0 vs. 153.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/17/2011 W
(19-2-0)
Jorge Masvidal
(22-6-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 12/17/11
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/09/2011 W
(18-2-0)
Tatsuya Kawajiri
(28-6-2)
LW
(154.8 vs. 154.2)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
1 3:14
Official MMA Fight Results 04/17/2010 W
(17-2-0)
Shinya Aoki
(21-4-0)
LW
(154.6 vs. 154.4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Shields vs. Henderson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/19/2009 W
(16-2-0)
Josh Thomson
(17-2-1)
LW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce Evolution
5 5:00
NSF 08/15/2009 W
(15-2-0)
Mitsuhiro Ishida
(19-5-1)
LW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg
3 3:56
Official MMA Fight Results 04/11/2009 W
(14-2-0)
Rodrigo Damm
(8-2-0)
LW KO
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz
2 2:02
Official MMA Fight Results 06/27/2008 L
(14-1-0)
Josh Thomson
(15-2-1)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce
5 5:00
NSF 03/29/2008 W
(13-1-0)
Gabriel Lemley
(8-6-0)
LW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Le
2 2:18
NSF 12/31/2007 L
(13-0-0)
Mitsuhiro Ishida
(15-3-1)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Saitama Super Arena Yarennoka: Fedor Returns
3 5:00
NSF 09/29/2007 W
(12-0-0)
Tetsuji Kato
(19-7-0)
LW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
StrikeForce- Playboy Mansion
3 5:00
NSF 12/31/2006 W
(11-0-0)
Tatsuya Kawajiri
(20-3-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Shock Wave 2006
2 5:00
NSF 08/26/2006 W
(10-0-0)
Nobuhiro Obiya
(6-0-1)
Decision
Pride: Bushido 12 Survival 06' Second Round
2 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/09/2006 W
(9-0-0)
Clay Guida
(19-4-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce 2: Revenge
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/10/2006 W
(8-0-0)
Harris Sarmiento
(20-12-0)
WW
(163.0 vs. 155.0)
KO
Strikeforce 1: Shamrock vs. Gracie
2 0:44
NSF 08/20/2005 W
(7-0-0)
Rumina Sato
(23-8-2)
LW TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Professional Shooto in Yokohama : A Live Road
1 1:29
NSF 05/04/2005 W
(6-0-0)
Naoya Uematsu
(14-3-2)
LW TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Professional Shooto JAPAN 2005
2 4:30
NSF 12/14/2004 W
(5-0-0)
Hiroyuki Takaya
(4-0-1)
LW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto 15th Anniversary
3 5:00
NSF 11/20/2004 W
(4-0-0)
Kaynan Kaku
(5-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
Rumble On The Rock 6
2 3:58
NSF 05/21/2004 W
(3-0-0)
Olaf Alfonso
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC
WEC 10: Bragging Rights
3 4:54
NSF 10/10/2003 W
(2-0-0)
Stephen Paling III
(11-4-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rumble On The Rock 4
2 4:56
NSF 03/27/2003 W
(1-0-0)
Jeff Hougland
(1-2-0)
TKO/RSC
WEC 6: Return of a Legend
2 2:05
NSF 10/18/2002 W
(0-0-0)
Gary Quan
(0-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Strikes from Rear Mount)
WEC 5: Halloween Fury
1 4:37
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length -
Rounds Fought 0.0
Avg. Fights/Year 1.0
Longest Layoff -
Quickest Turnaround -

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 0 0
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 0.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 00:00
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
07/06/2019 TBD
(2-0-0)
Arnold Allen
(1-0-0)
To Be Decided
UFC 239
NSF 08/10/2002 W
(0-0-0)
Martin Moreno
(0-0-0)
Unknown
International Fighting Championship: Night on the Warriors 1
0:00
NSF 08/10/2002 W
(0-0-0)
Shawn Pretat
(0-0-0)
Unknown
International Fighting Championship: Night on the Warriors 1
0:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class