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Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez

Co-Main Event | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Eddie Alvarez defeats Gilbert Melendez via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Eddie "The Underground King" Alvarez
Mmaweekly large Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez

Alvarez
Decision
Round 3

Eddie Alvarez Gilbert Melendez

"The Underground King" "El Nino"

25-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   22-4-0
Climbed to 26-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 22-5
+125 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -155 (Slight Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Boca Raton, Florida   Fighting out of   San Francisco, California
31 years, 5 months, 2 days   Age at Fight   33 years, 2 months, 1 day
156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'9" (176cm)
69.0" (175cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
Blackzilians   Gym   Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu
UFC 188
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum
  • Date: Saturday 06.13.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Arena Ciudad de Mexico
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 10 of 11)
  • 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: None Disclosed
  • Alvarez Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Melendez vs. Alvarez Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1472  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Melendez
72%
Alvarez
28%

Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  UFC 188: Eddie Alvarez Octagon Interview report dead link

  • Documentary  |  Countdown to UFC 188: Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez report dead link

  • Interview  |  UFC 188: Gilbert Melendez Says Eddie Alvarez Isn't Always Bright report dead link

  • Interview  |  UFC 188: Eddie Alvarez on Why He Recently Put Fighting Aside report dead link

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