Gilbert Melendez – Record, Age, Height, Weight & Next Fight

Name Gilbert Melendez
Nickname “El Niño”
Birthdate April 12, 1982
Age 42
Place of Birth San Francisco, California, USA
Weightclass 145
Height 5 ft, 9 in / 1.75 m
Weight 145 lbs / 31 kg
Reach 73″ / 185 cm
Leg Reach 40″
Stance Orthodox
Style Striker

Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez is an MMA fighter who competes in the UFC featherweight division. He was born in San Francisco, California, USA on Monday, April 12, 1982, and is currently 42 years old. Gilbert trains and represents El Nino Training Center. He made his first appearance in the Octagon on May 20, 2012 — 4,407 days ago.

Gilbert Melendez’s record and next fight

Gilbert Melendez has fought in over 30 professional MMA bouts. As of Jun. 2024, Gilbert Melendez’s record is 22-8-0. Twelve of those wins came by KO/TKO, 0 by submission, and the rest (10) by decision.

Gilbert Melendez’s next fight: PENDING

His last fight was on Saturday, July 6, 2019 – 4 years ago – against Arnold Allen at UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos. Gilbert Melendez loss by Decision (Unanimous) in round 3 at 5:00.

Gilbert Melendez’s height, reach, and weight

Gilbert Melendez is 5' 9" tall with 73″ reach, and 40″ leg reach. The average reach is correlated to the fighter’s height. Did you know: Dan “The Sandman” Christison had the longest reach in the UFC at 85 inches.

Gilbert weighs in at 145 lbs. Athletes who fight in UFC lightweight division may weigh anywhere from 136 – 145 pounds. Most MMA fighters are around 10 to 30 lbs heavier than their weight class limit.

Facts you need to know

Where is Gilbert Melendez from?
Gilbert Melendez is from San Francisco, California, USA.

When is Gilbert Melendez’s birthday?
Gilbert Melendez is 42 years old. His next birthday is in .

What is Gilbert Melendez fighting stance?
Gilbert Melendez fights in a Orthodox stance. Orthodox

What is Gilbert Melendez’s birth sign?
Gilbert Melendez was born in the Year of a Dog in Millennials Generation. Gilbert’s birth sign is Aries, according to BirthdayAnswers.

Where does Gilbert Melendez train?
Gilbert Melendez currently trains out of El Nino Training Center.

Gilbert Melendez’s social media
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