- 7-0-1 MMA / UFC Debut
- 6 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Fernando Gonzalez, Fabio Nascimento
Former Strikeforce middleweight, Eddie Mendez signs a multi-fight deal with the UFC. No date or opponent has been announced yet for his promotional debut.
Mendez remains undefeated in his mixed martial arts career, amassing a 7-0-1 record with four of those victories coming by way of stoppages (3 TKO, 1 Sub). He defeated Fernando Gonzalez by split decision at Strikeforce: Melendez vs Masvidal in his first fight for a major promotion. Most recently, Mendez defeated Fabio Nascimento via unanimous decision at a Light Out event in May of this year.