Gilbert Melendez StrikeforceDid Gilbert Melendez hope to finish the fight Saturday night at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier in San Jose, Calif.?

You know it.

Was he disappointed that he didn’t?

Absolutely.

But despite people thinking he can just roll over everyone that Strikeforce throws at him have to realize, guys like Josh Thomson are good, tough fighters. There are no “gimmees.”

Check out what Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez had to say at Saturday night’s post-fight press conference following his split decision victory over Josh Thomson…



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