Gilbert Melendez
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Gilbert Melendez

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Birthday
12, 1982
Birthplace
Santa Ana, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Santa Ana, CA

About

UFC lightweight was a two-time Strikeforce Lightweight Champion.

Before Fame

He studied education at San Francisco State University before starting his amateur fighting career.

Trivia

He was named the MMA Lightweight of the Year in 2006.

Family Life

His longtime girlfriend, Keri Anne, gave birth to his first daughter, Keylakay, in August 2010. He and Keri Anne got married in 2013.

Associated With

He unsuccessfully challenged Benson Henderson for the UFC Lightweight title on April 20, 2013.