252 Search Results for melvin guillard

Jun 1, 2015 10:54 am

Guillard Talks About Suffering From Depression During WSOF Stint

Melvin Guillard has had his highs and lows throughout his mixed martial arts career. The twelve year veteran has fought for the likes of Bellator and World Series of Fighting, but his battle with depression started when he was cut from the UFC in 2014. “When I got released, man, I was battling with my...

Apr 8, 2015 9:36 pm

Sefo Goes Off On Guillard’s Issues During WSOF Conference

“Like I told his managers, from day one, his first fight with us he missed weight and he came up with some sort of excuse.. Listen, I’m the guy that fights for the fighters all the time, but when a fighter’s unprofessional and doesn’t live up to the obligations of his contract, I want to...

Nov 16, 2014 10:02 am

REPLAY! Gaethje Picks Up Split-Decision Win Over Guillard

Last night in the co-main event of WSOF 15, Melvin Guillard, who was recently on an episode of BJPENN.com Radio, fought Justin Gaethje in a non-title fight after Guillard failed to make weight. After going 3-rounds Gaethje picked up the split-decision win. Catch the bout highlights below: Your browser does not support iframes.

May 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Guillard vs. Cavalcante Official For July

Recently released UFC lightweight, Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard is set to make his WSOF debut in an intriguing  bout against, Strikeforce veteran, Gesias ‘JZ” Cavalcante. The two lightweights will take part in the WSOF 11 main card. WSOF 11 is in the works for a yet to be announced July date. The venue and...

Mar 8, 2014 7:17 pm

Dana White: ‘Guillard ran the whole fight’

“There’s no doubt Melvin ran the entire fight and was incredibly passive, the complete opposite of how he used to fight. There was a lot of smack talk leading up to that fight, and those are the fights that everybody gets excited about, and nine times out of 10 they end up like tonight. Those...

Mar 6, 2014 8:57 am

VIDEO | Fight Night London: Johnson vs Guillard Preview

In Saturday’s co-main event in London, UFC lightweight fighters Michael Johnson and Melvin Guillard with touch gloves and engage in a fight that is ensure to deliver fireworks. It all goes down on UFC Fight Pass this weekend.

Jan 28, 2014 11:00 am

Johnson Says Guillard More Dangerous Than Khabib

As a replacement for Ross Pearson, UFC lightweight fighter, Michael Johnson will look to continue his rise through the UFC ranks with a UFC Fight Night 37 booking against Melvin Guillard. Johnson was hoping for a top-10 opponent the likes of, Khabib Nurmagomedov, but will settle in for his former Blackzilian teammate, Guillard, instead. Guillard,...

Oct 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Gustafsson/Lil’ Nog & Guillard/Pearson Rematch Added to March 8th London Card

It has been just over a month since Alexander Gustafsson left it all in the octagon in a losing effort against the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Since then, the media and fans alike have been clamoring for either a rematch or his next bout to be announced. UFC President Dana White just announced...

Oct 26, 2013 2:17 pm

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 30 RESULTS: Pearson and Guillard Battle To a No Contest

The fight was off to a fun start with both fighters connecting some hard shots. Guillard was taking some punishment early on in the first round, but he turned up his speed and connected with numerous shots. Guillard was starting to take control of the fight until Pearson threw a wild jumping knee. It barely...

Aug 23, 2013 10:42 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Cerrone vs. Guillard

Donald Cerrone took on close friend Melvin Guillard at UFC 150, KO’ing him in the first round. “Cowboy” Cerrone fights Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann on Wednesday, August 28th.

Jun 28, 2013 10:13 am

No jail time for Guillard

Melvin Guillard (30-12-2 MMA, 11-8 UFC) has lost four of his past five fights in the octagon, but not all of his troubles have been in the cage. It was recently revealed that Guillard was facing assault charges as well as a failure to appear in court charge in New Mexico. However, according to Melissa...

Mar 25, 2013 5:37 pm

Guillard facing assault charges in N.M. | UFC NEWS

As if things couldn’t get more perplexing for Melvin Guillard. It was learned earlier today that Guillard bid adieu to his Florida-based team, the Blackzilians, and was expecting to rejoin his old gym, Team Jackson. Apparently the folks in New Mexico nixed that decision by vote and Guillard is what you could call a free...

Aug 7, 2012 11:32 pm

Video | Countdown to UFC 150: Cerrone vs Guillard | UFC News

Lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Melvin “Young Assassin” Guillard both love to talk trash and get in the cage and scrap. Expect fireworks when the friends and former teammates face one another from opposite sides of the Octagon. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 31, 2012 9:42 am

Guillard Believes he has Striking Edge Over Cerrone | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard is set to face off against Donald Cerrone next month when UFC 150 heads to the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. The “Young Assassin” spoke with “Inside MMA” recently about how his improved kickboxing under famed Dutch trainer Henri Hooft would help him defeat “Cowboy” Cerrone, with whom Guillard trained before...

Jul 18, 2012 10:15 am

Guillard: No Way Cerrone Beats Me | UFC NEWS

“Things could be entirely different at this stage in my life, if I hadn’t beaten Camoes at UFC 148, who knows where I would be right now. Instead, I’m co-headlining a UFC pay-per-view for Mr. Lorenzo and Mr. Dana and all the fans, and in a fight that I think will be the Fight of...

May 16, 2012 9:47 am

Guillard | "I'm Gonna Be Champion At 155" | UFC NEWS

Lightweight star Melvin Guillard comments on his possible rise to the 155 lb. title. In speaking with Mike Fleig, of buddhasport.com, Guillard believes it is just a matter of time before he is crowned the champion at 155 pounds. When asked If he would ever consider switching weight classes Guillard’s response shocked a few of...

Mar 29, 2012 6:58 pm

Guillard Set To Return At UFC 148 Against Camoes

The once self-proclaimed best lightweight fighter in the world, Melvin Guillard, will return to action against another submission specialist named Fabricio Camoes at UFC 148. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. In the headlining fight UFC champion Dominick Cruz will attempt...

Nov 17, 2011 5:58 pm

UFC NEWS – Guillard vs. Miller In UFC on FX Main Event Set

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce the main event for the first ever UFC on FX event set for January 20 and it comes in the form of a three-round bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place on January 20th at Bridgestone Arena...

Oct 14, 2011 6:15 am

Greg Jackson Says Guillards downfall is his love for his own punching power

“It was not sticking to a solid plan of taking somebody apart. [It was] just kind of trying to finish it with one big shot. You need to learn those lessons. You need to learn those lessons early on. I think that with Melvin, he was doing very, very well hitting everybody and hurting them....