Gilbert Melendez has long been considered one of the top Lightweights in the world. Up until this point however, Melendez never had the chance to prove unequivocally that he was the best in the world because the opponents available to him in Strikeforce were limited. That ends on Saturday as he takes on Benson Henderson for the UFC Lightweight Title in the main event of UFC on Fox 7. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg recently had the chance to speak with Melendez about what is undoubtedly the biggest opportunity of his career:

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