Report: Gilbert Melendez Released by UFC
By FCF Staff
If’s being reported that Gilbert Melendez’s seven fight run with the UFC has come to an end.
The 37-year-old Melendez is coming off a decision loss to Arnold Allen in July, which was the lightweight’s fifth straight loss. According to an initial report from FightBook MMA, and subsequent reports, Melendez has been released by the UFC.
Melendez made his way to the UFC in 2013, when he was widely considered to be one of the best lightweights in the sport. Since then, however, Melendez has gone 1-6, and his record now stands at 22-8.