Gilbert Melendez, along with the help of Diego Sanchez, put on one of the greatest contest in UFC history on Saturday night. It was a fight so entertaining, Joe Rogan referred to it as the “wildest, craziest and most entertaining fight” he had ever seen. The Houston crowd reached deafening volumes during the contest as both men traded blows to the final bell. Melendez, who won a unanimous decision, is now ‘right back in the mix’ in the lightweight division according to Dana White.
“In the 13 years since of being in this company, we’ve seen some amazing fights; I don’t think I’ve ever seen a fight like that,” Dana told media members after the fights. “The fight was insane.”
Melendez was coming off a loss to then-champion Benson Henderson several months back, yet considering that Anthony Pettis currently rules the division, While believes the former Strikeforce champ now has another opportunity to become UFC champion.
“It’s very fortunate for him that Pettis won, because he just camp