South San Francisco, Gilbert Melendez, California discussed on MMA Fighting

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What <hes> <hes> <hes> are you up to these days. You know the gym. We just relocated south san francisco. You know it's been crazy time here in california but you know. Our spirit is high. Here we have a great group of people Training you know my wife's competing she's fighting hopefully is some good news for her soon. <hes> all my teammates are getting down. I have some young people are are really coming up and You know a hydra mail coming up as well and i'm in the gym. I'm in the gym. Stained busy trying to stay young with all these guys staying healthy and helping my team out. <hes> i love. I love martial arts. They'll be doing to the day. I die i know. I know you've always found a passion for coaching you. When you were in the thick of your career as you champion you still coaching work with guys. I know that it's been a kind of a lifelong passion for you. Is teaching the next generation of martial arts and it sounds like you're very much still influencing that with your working at describe. Pack doing all the things you do. I know i know you love being a coach. Yeah i love him. And i love the i love. 'cause i love my dream at first and high school was i'm gonna graduate. High school go to college Be a high school teacher and coach wrestling. So i can just wrestle all day Essentially do that now. But now i don't have to teach school. I just train all day and and how people with it It's definitely my church there. It's helps my you know my mental wellbeing and keeps me healthy keeps me young and Yeah man it's it's it's a great little community we got going on there and and I think that's what's really important. Besides spreading the knowledge you know we have a a solid community and and You know trying to build people not just champions in the in the cage champions in life were percent one hundred so we'll gill and it's always a pleasure to catch up with you. I really do appreciate taking the time and joining me here. On the fighter versus the writer. <hes> thank you so much. Come out you gotta come back one of the best allison the game. You got a promise to come back and do it again. Absolutely man have a great time. Do and it's It's great man. It's it's fun bouncing off each other. It's a really good time so please help me back absolutely guilt. Thank you so much. We'll talk soon. Okay you got it all right bye-bye by gilbert melendez there you go folks again huge fight coming up you'll see to sixty six His teammate nick is going to be fighting in the Totally the third fight for the main event. But i think a lot of people are looking at nick. Ds coming back is the main event. Alexander volkov ski. Taking brian ortega and of course valentina shevchenko taking on lauren murphy who was a former coast host of the fighter writer on last week's program so Again makes you tune into all that we look forward to that If you have questions comments people you wanna get on the show co host fighters you wanna hear sparring with me over the Over the podcast. Hit me up on twitter at damon. Martin make sure you're following liking subscribing to the enemy fighting podcast channel. You can find us on all of your favorite podcast platforms Apple podcasts spotify. All those and of course you can find all of my work and the podcast itself over at intimate fighting dot com a big. Thank you once again together melendez for joining me on the show this week enjoy. Usc two sixty six. We'll be back next week. For another edition of the fighter versus a writer

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