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Gilbert Melendez Net Worth

Gilbert Melendez Net Worth

Net Worth: $500 Thousand

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Mixed Martial Arts
  • Birth Place Santa Ana, California
  • Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Keri Anne)
  • Full Name Gilbert Q. Melendez
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth April 12, 1982
  • Weight 155 lb (70 kg)
  • Occupation Mixed Martial Artist
  • Education San Francisco State University
  • Children 1
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About Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez is an American mixed martial artist with an estimated net worth of $500 thousand.

Gilbert Melendez started to wrestled during high school. While in college, he was introduced to MMA by fellow fighter Jake Shields. He made his debut at Zuffa World Extreme Cagefighting.

He became the first WEC Lightweight Champion as Melendez defeated Olaf Alfonso at WEC 10. As he fought a lot of fighters which he eventually won several times, he also appeared at PRIDE FC and Strikeforce.

Melendez won Strikeforce Lightweight Championship on June 9, 2006. He held the said belt for two years.  With numerous fights, he made his promotional debut at UFC when he faced against Benson Henderson on April 20, 2013.

He re-signed his contract with the UFC after offers has made with Bellafor and World Series of Fighting. Melendez will serve as coach on The Ultimate Fighter that was slated to face Anthony Pettis in late 2014.

Gilbert Q. Melendez was born on April 12, 1982 in Santa Ana, California. He attended San Francisco State University and took up a degree in liberal arts. He is married to Keri Anne and has a daughter.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Gilbert Melendez's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2013
  • Earnings 2012
  • Earnings 2011
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Earnings 2013 N/A
Salary Oct. 2013

Salary from UFC 166

$235,000
Earnings 2012 N/A
Salary May. 2012

Salary from Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier

$175,000
Earnings 2011 N/A
Salary Dec. 2011

Salary from Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal

$150,000
Salary Apr. 2011

Salary from Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley

$150,000
Earnings 2009 N/A
Salary Dec. 2009

Salary from Strikeforce: Evolution

$55,000
Salary Aug. 2009

Salary from Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg

$50,000
Salary Apr. 2009

Salary from Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz

$49,000
Earnings 2008 N/A
Salary Mar. 2008

Salary from Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Le

$50,000
Earnings 2007 N/A
Salary Sep. 2007

Salary from Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion

$30,000
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