Gilbert
Melendez

"El Nino"
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Of:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
22-8-0
(T)KO
12-0
SUB
0-1

Gilbert
Melendez

"El Nino"
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
22-8-0
(T)KO
12-0
SUB
0-1
Fighter Currently Serving Suspension (USADA)

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    5

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:29
  • Fastest KO:
    01:29
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    54.5%
  • Finished Rate:
    12.5%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    45.5%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    87.5%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    54.5%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    12.5%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    22-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    16 years, 8 months, 18 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    79.1
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    1.8
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 9 month, 26 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    24 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    2.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    11:59
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    3.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    16:29

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
07/06/2019
Loss
22-7-0
Arnold Allen
(14-1-0)
Featherweight
145.5 vs 145.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 239
3 05:00
09/09/2017
Loss
22-6-0
Jeremy Stephens
(25-14-0)
Featherweight
146 vs 146
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg
3 05:00
07/23/2016
Loss
22-5-0
Edson Barboza
(17-4-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFN FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko
3 05:00
06/13/2015
Loss
22-4-0
Eddie Alvarez
(23-4-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum
3 05:00
12/06/2014
Loss
22-3-0
Anthony Pettis
(17-2-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154.5
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 181: Lawler vs Hendricks
2 01:53
10/19/2013
Win
21-3-0
Diego Sanchez
(24-5-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Decision
UFC 166: Dos Santos vs Velasquez
3 05:00
04/20/2013
Loss
21-2-0
Benson Henderson
(17-2-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
5 05:00
05/19/2012
Win
20-2-0
Josh Thomson
(20-4-1)
Lightweight
153 vs 153
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals
5 05:00
12/17/2011
Win
19-2-0
Jorge Masvidal
(22-6-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 12/17/11
3 05:00
04/09/2011
Win
18-2-0
Tatsuya Kawajiri
(28-6-2)
Lightweight
154.8 vs 154.2
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
1 03:14
04/17/2010
Win
17-2-0
Shinya Aoki
(21-4-0)
Lightweight
154.6 vs 154.4
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Shields vs. Henderson
3 05:00
12/19/2009
Win
16-2-0
Josh Thomson
(17-2-1)
Lightweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce Evolution
5 05:00
NSF
08/15/2009
Win
15-2-0
Mitsuhiro Ishida
(19-5-1)
Lightweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg
3 03:56
04/11/2009
Win
14-2-0
Rodrigo Damm
(8-2-0)
Lightweight
KO
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz
2 02:02
06/27/2008
Loss
14-1-0
Josh Thomson
(15-2-1)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce
5 05:00
NSF
03/29/2008
Win
13-1-0
Gabriel Lemley
(8-6-0)
Lightweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Le
2 02:18
NSF
12/31/2007
Loss
13-0-0
Mitsuhiro Ishida
(15-3-1)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Saitama Super Arena Yarennoka: Fedor Returns
3 05:00
NSF
09/29/2007
Win
12-0-0
Tetsuji Kato
(19-7-0)
Lightweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
StrikeForce- Playboy Mansion
3 05:00
NSF
12/31/2006
Win
11-0-0
Tatsuya Kawajiri
(20-3-2)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Shock Wave 2006
2 05:00
NSF
08/26/2006
Win
10-0-0
Nobuhiro Obiya
(6-0-1)

Decision
Pride: Bushido 12 Survival 06' Second Round
2 05:00
06/09/2006
Win
9-0-0
Clay Guida
(19-4-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce 2: Revenge
5 05:00
03/10/2006
Win
8-0-0
Harris Sarmiento
(20-12-0)
Welterweight
163 vs 155
KO
Strikeforce 1: Shamrock vs. Gracie
2 00:44
NSF
08/20/2005
Win
7-0-0
Rumina Sato
(23-8-2)
Lightweight
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Professional Shooto in Yokohama : A Live Road
1 01:29
NSF
05/04/2005
Win
6-0-0
Naoya Uematsu
(14-3-2)
Lightweight
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Professional Shooto JAPAN 2005
2 04:30
NSF
12/14/2004
Win
5-0-0
Hiroyuki Takaya
(4-0-1)
Lightweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto 15th Anniversary
3 05:00
NSF
11/20/2004
Win
4-0-0
Kaynan Kaku
(5-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
Rumble On The Rock 6
2 03:58
NSF
05/21/2004
Win
3-0-0
Olaf Alfonso
(3-0-0)

TKO/RSC
WEC 10: Bragging Rights
3 04:54
NSF
10/10/2003
Win
2-0-0
Stephen Paling III
(11-4-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rumble On The Rock 4
2 04:56
NSF
03/27/2003
Win
1-0-0
Jeff Hougland
(1-2-0)

TKO/RSC
WEC 6: Return of a Legend
2 02:05
NSF
10/18/2002
Win
0-0-0
Gary Quan
(0-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Strikes from Rear Mount)
WEC 5: Halloween Fury
1 04:37

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    0%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    0 years, 0 months, 0 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    0
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    1
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 0 month, 0 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    00:00
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
08/10/2002
Win
0-0-0
Martin Moreno
(0-0-0)

Unknown
International Fighting Championship: Night on the Warriors 1
00:00
NSF
08/10/2002
Win
0-0-0
Shawn Pretat
(0-0-0)

Unknown
International Fighting Championship: Night on the Warriors 1
00:00

* 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