The Ultimate Fighter Season 5 Episode 4
Andy Wang vs. Gilbert Melendez
Both fighters came out swinging, Melendez being the superior fighter on his feet, Wang a Black Belt in BJJ. Gabe who once cornered Wang, told BJ Penn that Wang would go out and stay on the feet. Wang promised BJ that he will try for take downs and not stand with Melendez. Wang did the complete opposite and stayed on his feet, even when Penn was screaming ” Take Him Down” throughout the fight. Wang being the smaller fighter was not able to land any relevant strikes to Melendez. In the second round Melendez started to gas and Wang was able to clinch and push Melendez against the cage, but still no take down attempts. Both fighter continue to trade wild tired blows all the way till the end of the second round. I can’t believe Wang didn’t even try a take down. BJ Penn was pissed at the hard headed Andy Wang. Melendez easily takes the unanimous decision over Wang. And to add icing on the cake, Wang starts to cry in the cage after the fight. BJ was not having any of it.