Dana White: “Gilbert Melendez is in Strikeforce. We’re going to have a lot of cool things happening over the next few weeks.”

UFC President, Dana White has today revealed that Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez isn’t going anywhere, explaining the top ranked fighter will stay with the California based promotion but promised a lot of cool things will be happening over the next few weeks.

Whhite, speaking via MMAWeekly, said:

“Gilbert Melendez is in Strikeforce, that’s where he’s contracted, and that’s where he’s going to stay. I will dive into this thing and I will make it right. I will make the fighters who fight over there not worry about what’s going on in the UFC.”

“I’m working on Melendez. Melendez is all over my ass (laughs). I think he’s a great fighter. I’m gaining more control over Strikeforce. We’re going to have a lot of cool things happening over the next few weeks.”

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