source | MMAJunkie.com
Despite agreeing to an offer from Bellator MMA, Gilbert Melendez (22-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will still fight for the UFC.
UFC officials today announced Melendez has agreed to a new contract with the world’s largest MMA promotion and will now coach on “The Ultimate Fighter 20″ opposite current lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (17-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC). The two will then meet later this year for the UFC’s 155-pound belt.
Terms of Melendez’s deal were not disclosed.