Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez: 3 Reasons to Be Excited for This Fight

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Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez: 3 Reasons to Be Excited for This Fight
Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Spor

When we get assignments like this here at Bleacher Report MMA, we often hope they're this easy. I probably don't need to explain to you why this bout between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and the original Ultimate Fighter, Diego Sanchez, is something to get psyched up for, but here we are.

There's a lot on the line for both fighters here, as Sanchez tries to climb his way back into title relevance while Gilbert Melendez tries to shake off his split-decision loss at the hands of Benson Henderson. Oh, and both fighters are just generally fun to watch, too.

So other than that, why should you get excited to watch this fight? Find out right here!

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