UFC Quick Quote: Gilbert Melendez in no rush to sign with UFC

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"When you prove yourself as a fighter, you don't have to settle. I guess some people have to jump on opportunities. There are a lot of organizations out there ... taking care of their fighters. When people used to ask me why I wasn't in the UFC, it used to bother me. Now I'm like, I don't know, maybe someday."

-- StrikeForce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez -- who is among the very best 155-pound fighters in world -- tells MMAWeekly.com that he is comfortable in his current position. The 25-year-old Caesar Gracie-trained fighter would no doubt be an immediate threat to the current UFC lightweight champion if he were to "someday" sign with the organization.
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