There are big budget seventy five minute Hollywood action movies that aren't as entertaining and high-octane as the Melendez/Thomson trilogy. Yep, they did it again. Another twenty five minute MMA spectacle that went up, down and all around the cage in a fittingly drama filled finale. Hundreds of strikes were thrown, submissions were threatened and a split decision victory was awarded to Gilbert Melendez amongst the boos of the San Jose crowd.
Fifteen rounds of Gilbert/Thomson and we still want more.
The only way to satisfy my craving for more Melendez/Thomson action is by watching all three fights in a row right now while skipping rope and drinking Nos. It seems like the right thing to do. Here's the Twitterverse's reaction to the split decision nod to Gil.
USA Today fills us in on the post fight presser: