Archive: Melvin Guillard

Jul 15, 2015 1:28 pm

Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz set to headline Bellator 141

Melvin Guillard (32-14-2 MMA) will make his Bellator debut next month when he squares off against fellow lightweight Brandon Girtz (11-4 MMA) in the headlining bout of Bellator 141. Bellator officials announced the news earlier today: “Since signing Melvin in May, we have been anxious to get him inside the Bellator cage,” Bellator MMA President...

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.

Nov 10, 2014 5:02 am

Melvin Guillard Believes He’s An A-List Fighter In A B-League

Melvin Guillard, who was a guest this week on BJPENN.com Radio spoke about his upcoming opponent Justin Gaethje, and why people may not know who he is, but know who Guillard is. Ahead of his guest spot on our show however, Guillard spoke with MMAMania to discuss why he believes he’s an a-list fighter in...

Jul 14, 2014 9:22 am

REPLAY! Watch Cerrone Put Melvin Guillard to Sleep!

UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller takes place this Wednesday in Atlantic City. To get fans pumped up for the event, The UFC would like to take a look back to UFC 150 back in 2012 where Donald Cerrone fought back from the brink of defeat to knock out Melvin Guillard.

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...

Jun 11, 2014 6:52 am

PHOTO | Melvin Guillard Involved In Scary Accident, Sent To Hospital With Wife

When it rains it pours. Former UFC lightweight fighter, Melvin Guillard has seen his share of bad luck. From new camps, to lost fights and lost jobs, ‘The Young Assassin’ is just looking to catch a break. Yesterday he was involved in a bad car accident that sent both himself and his wife to the...

May 28, 2014 5:05 am

WSOF Extends NBC Deal, Will Put Fights On ‘Big NBC’

NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes...

May 22, 2014 5:01 am

Jakes Shields Out Of WSOF 11 With Injury

Bummer! Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC title challenger, Jake Shields has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled date with Jon Fitch. The two welterweights were set to fight at the upcoming WSOF 11 event, which is expected to take place on July 5. According to WSOF officials the promotion will seek a replacement...

May 20, 2014 7:29 am

Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 176

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Gray “The Bully” Maynard and Fabricio Camoes is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Gray Maynard (11-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) is coming off back-to-back first-round TKO losses which he suffered to opponents Nate Diaz and TJ Grant respectively. The former two-time lightweight...

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...

Apr 8, 2014 2:29 pm

WSOF Scoops Up Melvin Guillard – Sign Lightweight To Multi-Fight Deal

World Series of Fighting is happy to announce the addition of exciting striker Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard to the company’s lightweight roster. The UFC veteran signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion and is expected to debut in the World Series of Fighting decagon in July. “I’m excited to start a new chapter in...

Apr 2, 2014 12:09 pm

WSOF Wants Melvin Guillard, Promises Title Shot Within Two Wins

After his unfortunate UFC release, Melvin Guillard, is on the outside and looking for a new fighting home for the first time in nearly 10-years. His storied UFC career started in 2005 and saw many ups-and-downs, but for sure, the one thing you could always count on with Guillard is, entertainment. That’s probably why the...

Mar 21, 2014 8:34 am

Habitual Team Changer Melvin Guillard: ‘American Top Team Will Be My Last’

Melvin Guillard is undoubtedly one of the most explosive fighters in the UFC. However, in recent years, he’s had some difficulty finding a gym he can call his own. He’s been associated with some of the most high level MMA gyms in the world, including Greg Jackson’s and the Blackzillians but it seems that neither of...

Jan 28, 2014 11:20 am

Ross Pearson Injury Update

Ross Pearson (15-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) recently suffered a knee injury in training, forcing him out of his scheduled ‘UFC Fight Night 37’ bout opposite Melvin Guillard. According to a tweet from “The Real Deal,” he had torn his MCL, LCL & meniscus from a leg kick in sparring. At first glance, one would assume...

Jan 24, 2014 6:13 am

Ross Pearson Out; Michael Johnson In Vs. Melvin Guillard At UFN 37

Unfortunately for the London fans who will be attending UFC Fight Night 37 on March 8, one hometown hero will have to pull out of his fight. Ross Pearson most recently fought Melvin Guillard, in what was a fantastic battle up until the unfortunate illegal knee which caused the fight ending cut on Pearson’s forehead....

Jan 13, 2014 4:59 pm

Roland Delorme And Davey Grant To Square Off At UFC Fight Night 37 In London

The UFC announced a new matchup for an upcoming card today, as bantamweights Roland Delorme and TUF 18 finalist Davey Grant will be facing off at the UFC Fight Night 37 show, which will be taking place in March. A light heavyweight scrap between recent title contender Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa headlines the card, which will...

Dec 20, 2013 11:39 am

Jim Miller: ‘I’d love to have 30 UFC fights under my belt’

Jim Miller is a gym rat. And for good reason. As one of the hardest-working men in the lightweight division – a suffocating grinder with a seemingly never-ending gas tank – he’s always made sure that his training routines are just as demanding as any fight he might find himself in. But now that Miller...