Gilbert Melendez: I've done more than Ben Henderson, and could smash Anthony PettisPosted on December 18, 2011, 07:53 AM by Anton Gurevich
Fresh off the victory over Jorge Masvidal in San Diego, California, Strikeforce Lightweight champion Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez continued to call out UFC 155'ers, this time targeting the former WEC champions Ben Henderson and Anthony Pettis. Melendez gave credit to Ben Henderson for "being awesome", but still declared that he achieved more as a fighter than the current #1 contender for the UFC Lightweight title. As for Pettis, would Melendez declared he would smash "Showtime" if ZUFFA choose him as the next challenger for his Strikeforce Lightweight title. Gilbert Melendez is 20-2 in his MMA career, widely considered as one of the Top 3 155'ers on the planet.