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Gilbert Melendez

Melendez, a Mexican-American, is from Santa Ana, California, and wrestled during high school. Melendez always enjoyed combat sports and competition, but did not start training in MMA until after college when he was introduced to the sport by his good friend and MMA fighter Jake Shields. Melendez attended San Francisco State University and was ... See full bio »

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Dragon Eyes
Supreme Champion
The Ultimate Fighter
American Brawler


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 2014 The Ultimate Fighter (TV Series)
 2012 Dragon Eyes
 2010 Supreme Champion
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Gilbert Q. Melendez


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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