Found January 20, 2012 on
Fundamentals took out flash Friday night. Melvin Guillard looked spectacular at times, but after three minutes of wowing the crowd he was caught in another choke and had to tap to the very steady and tough Jim Miller.
Guillard, a dynamic striker, was lighting up Miller when he made a big mistake. He left his feet to attempt his fourth flying knee of the fight. Miller was waiting and dumped him to the ground where he eventually locked on a rear-naked choke to finish things at the 2:02 mark of the first round in the main event of the UFC on FX 1 card in Nashville.
"It always something I've been able to do and then from there it was just about securing the position," Miller told UFC play-by-play voice Jon Anik. "I'm pretty confident that I am the most dangerous lightweight in the world. I'm willing to make you guys believe that."
The dominant victory puts Miller (21-3, 10-2 UFC) right back in the middle of the UFC lightweight title hunt. A second strai...
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Jim Miller declared himself fit for Friday's UFC on FX 1 main event against Melvin Guillard, not that he'd likely say otherwise.
And even before his last bout, Miller couldn't even tell you what was wrong anyway.
"I was a little tired during training, but shrugged it off," Miller told FOXSports.com after weigh-ins Thursday at Bridgestone Arena. "I thought...
“UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller” is going off Friday night with very little fanfare. To help spruce things up, the Gambling Gods have released the complete list of betting lines for the event.
Lightweights Jim Miller (Pictured) and Melvin Guillard will headline the festivities. Miller is pegged as a slight -165 odds-on favorite to beat Guillard.
“The Young Assassin” checks...
UFC On FX “Guillard vs. Miller” – The Ultimate Fighting Championships makes its debut on FX LIVE from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Headliners Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller face off in a lightweight contender fight. Main Card on FX: 9pm EST Prelims on FuelTV: 6pm EST MAIN CARD (FX) Melvin Guillard vs. Jim [...]
Jim Miller gets back on track tonight in "Music City" with a convincing win over one of the most dangerous lightweights in the world. Josh Neer becomes a problem in the UFC Welterweight division. Two bantamweights put on a fight for the ages and a fan favorite scores a comeback KO victory.
The Ultimate Fighting Championships FX debut was one of the better...
“UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller” will be jumping off Friday inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. FUEL TV will kick off this evening’s festivities by broadcasting six live preliminary bouts starting at 6PM ET/3PM PT.
FX will then host their first major mixed martial arts show beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
A shootout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller headlines...
UFC Lightweight Melvin Guillard Fight Highlights Video.