257 Search Results for melvin guillard

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....

Oct 4, 2011 12:25 pm

Dana White: “I always thought Guillard was the biggest waste of talent”

“I like Melvin and I like how he’s training hard. I always thought he was the biggest waste of talent and he really turned that around and I’m happy to see it. There’s so many good guys in that 155 pound division, we’re trying to figure out who’s next. That division is so stacked and...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Dec 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Nate Diaz on FOX 17 : Must Watch Exclusive Video – Gimmie Shelter

  The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 5 winner Nate Diaz is set to get back into the octagon after a short hiatus dating back to last year.   Diaz last win came by TKO against Gray Maynard another TUF season 5 fighter back in 2013.   Diaz last fight was against Rafael do Anjos (24-7...

Nov 1, 2015 8:19 am

Girtz vs. Campos added to Bellator 146

The main card of Bellator 146 has received an exciting lightweight matchup between Brandon Girtz and Derek Campos. Girtz is coming off a huge split decision win over former top ranked UFC fighter Melvin Guillard at Bellator 141 back in August. The win gave Girtz a 2-fight win streak which he will be looking to...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...

Sep 17, 2015 5:46 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Tournament Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Drug Tests

Good news, all the fighters in this Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ tournament have passed their out-of-competition drug tests. The news comes from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive officer Andy Foster. The tournament will include Phil Davis, King Mo Lawal, Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. The winner of the tournament will be crowned tournament champ and...

Aug 17, 2015 6:00 am

Donald Cerrone’s long road to a UFC Lightweight Title shot

Before WEC merged with UFC in 2010, smaller fighters always had the stigma that they could not consistently provide exciting fights. The fact that WEC became such a commodity that UFC eventually absorbed it proved the theory to be a myth as fighters like Jose Aldo, Dominick Cruz, and Urijah Faber have put on some...

Jun 5, 2015 10:08 am

Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush set for UFC Fight Night 74

A key lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the fight today via FOXSports.com. Michael “The Menace” Johnson (16-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil, where he earned a...

Dec 28, 2014 2:56 pm

Barboza vs. Johnson Set For UFC Fight Night 61

UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira, which goes down February 22nd from Porto Alegre Brazil now has a co-main event! Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson will serve as the co-main event for the card on Fox Sports 1. Barboza will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the bout since dropping a submission loss...

Dec 27, 2014 10:13 am

Green Power Ranger Still Wants CM Punk Fight

“He says ‘I didn’t know about this, I only know he’s the Green Power Ranger’ so it’s like dude, you do know me. Acknowledge that you know me, whether this is going to happen or not.” … “The frustrating part is I’ve trained with UFC guys. I’ve sparred Melvin Guillard, he can vouch for me,...

Dec 22, 2014 8:10 am

WSOF 17 Picks Up Cobb vs. Nunez, Mladenov vs. Taylor

World Series Of Fighting 17 has picked up two new bouts for its January 17th event. The card, which will be headlined by Jake Shields and Brian Foster, now sees Brian Cobb vs. Johnny Nunez, and Kasimir Mladenov vs. Jesse Taylor added to the card. Cobb is 1-1 under the WSOF banner, most recently losing...

Nov 15, 2014 2:19 pm

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Official Results

The World Series Of Fighting returns tonight with ‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET. MAIN CARD: (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Champ Dave Branch def. Yushin Okami via TKO (strikes) – Round 4, 3:39 –...

Nov 4, 2014 2:15 pm

A Few Disgruntled Men Targeting WSOF Bosses On Twitter

The World Series Of Fighting roster is filled with notable Mixed Martial Arts Talent. Jake Shields, Melvin Guillard, Yushin Okami, Tyron Spong and many more make up their, talent rich, employee list. Their champions are A-level too. What’s not A-level though, is their social media engagement with their disgruntled employees. Check it: Hey @AliAbdelaziz00 I thought you...

Oct 13, 2014 4:15 pm

WSOF Not Worried About Triple Header With UFC And Bellator

On November 15, The UFC, Bellator MMA, and World Series Of Fighting will all go head to head in ratings. UFC will be hosting UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum live from Mexico, on PPV Bellator will be hosting Bellator 131: Bonnar vs. Ortiz, which will air on Spike TV. And WSOF will be hosting WSOF...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 6, 2014 8:26 am

TRIPLE HEADER: UFC 180, Bellator 131, And WSOF 15 All Set For November 15th

On November 15th, fight fans will have a decision to make. On the same night the UFC will be holding UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, Bellator will be holding Bellator 131 featuring a headlining bout between former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar, and the WSOF will be having WSOF...

Jul 10, 2014 9:35 am

Both UFC and WSOF Bring in Big Numbers over July 4 Weekend

This past weekend was a strong one for mixed martial arts. In addition to International Fight Week in Vegas ending with two UFC events, World Series of Fighting aired on Saturday, drawing in almost four times more views than it’s usual broadcast. The UFC 175 prelims on Saturday night saw 1 million views, which is...

Jul 5, 2014 2:39 pm

WSOF 11 Results: Gaethje KOs Newell, Retains Lightweight Championship

Justin Gaethje defended his WSOF Lightweight Championship against promising prospect Nick Newell this afternoon in NBC. Did you miss the fights? Check out the results below! Make sure to come back tonight for live “UFC 175” results as well! Main Card Justin Gaethje def. Nick Newell by way of KO (Punch) 3:09 of Round 2...