Completed MMA Bout

Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez

Main Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Gilbert Melendez defeats Diego Sanchez via 3 Round Decision

Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez
Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez

Melendez
Decision
Round 3

Gilbert Melendez Diego Sanchez

"El Nino" "Nightmare"

21-3-0   Pro Record At Fight   24-5-0
Climbed to 22-3   Record After Fight   Fell to 24-6
-550 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +425 (Heavy Underdog)
United States   Nationality   United States
San Francisco, California   Fighting out of   Albuquerque, New Mexico
31 years, 6 months, 1 week   Age at Fight   31 years, 9 months, 2 weeks, 4 days
156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu   Gym  
UFC 166
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
  • Date: Saturday 10.19.2013 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Kerry Hatley
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 11 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Melendez Total Disclosed Pay: $60,000
  • Sanchez Total Disclosed Pay: $60,000
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Melendez vs. Sanchez Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1640  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Melendez
90%
Sanchez
10%

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