Gilbert Melendez and the Need to Deliver

Four years prior to his UFC debut in 2013, Gilbert Melendez still knew that when his occasional training partner Diego Sanchez dropped from welterweight to lightweight that it was time to cut ties.“It was nothing bad at all and no harsh feelings; it was just business,” said Melendez, who was the Strikeforce champion at 155 pounds back in 2009, the year Sanchez made a three-fight run at the UFC lightweight title then held by BJ Penn. Before that, “El Nino” and the “Nightmare” engaged in a series of heated training sessions in San Diego that both fighters agree would have been worthy of charging … Read the Full Article Here

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