HOUSTON - Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez attended this weekend's UFC Fan Expo Houston 2011 representing
his longtime employer, but he hopes to leave the city with a different
tag: UFC title challenger.
Melendez today said he plans on pressing UFC president Dana White for
the next crack at the winner of UFC 136's lightweight championship bout.
"I'm a vet in this sport," Melendez told MMAjunkie.com. "I've been here for a long, long time, and I'm
ready to prove I'm No.