Melendez Hoping For GOAT Status With UFC 181 Title Win


“Yeah, this is my… I feel like I’ve accomplished everything there is to accomplish in the sport, except winning the most prestigious title out there, and that’s the UFC belt. I can see it from here and, you know, I want it so bad. And if I can win that belt, I think that would put me up for one of the greatest of all time in this sport. If you really look back at what I’ve done in the history and, yeah… So, I’ll be rolling the dice a little bit more and really taking some gambles, trying to go for it in this one.”

UFC lightweight contender, Gilbert ‘El Nino’ Melendez is hoping to be named amongst the sports living legends with a win over Anthony Pettis this weekend.

Is he worthy?

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