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UFC lightweight fighter Melvin Guillard is leaving the Blackzillians in South Florida and heading back to his previous camp in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Young Assassin announced the news via his twitter page
Melvin Guillard spent 2012 with the Blackzilians after loosing to Joe Lauzon within the first minute of round one in October of 2011. Before that loss Melvin was on a five fight winning streak while with Jackson. He would go 1-3 while in South Florida and with the UFC making serious roster cuts he cannot afford another loss. When Guillard left Jackson’s it was a peaceful breakup, unlike his teammate in New Mexico and Florida, Rashad Evans. Guillard stated he just needed a change and Jackson understood and made it clear that he was welcome back at the camp anytime. Seems like Melvin is making a good choice because for all of the hype the Blackzilians have gotten the team has really under performed.
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An avalanche of bad news is coming out regarding UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard. Guillard tweeted on Sunday that he is leaving the Blackzilian camp and going back to his previous trainer Greg Jackson in New Mexico. For whatever reason Melvin did not check with the people over at Jackson’s camp and after a unanimous vote from the gym’s leadership Melvin was not allowed back...
On Sunday, UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard (pictured) announced he was leaving the Blackzilians to return to Greg Jackson’s star-studded squad. Well, it appears Guillard tweeted too soon as it seems he’s persona non grata at the famed Albuquerque gym.
According to MMAJunkie, Guillard inquired about a potential reunion through former teammates, who then relayed the information...
Who says you can’t go home again? After leaving Greg Jackson’s famed academy to join the Blackzilians following a first round submission loss to Joe Lauzon at UFC 136, Melvin Guillard (pictured) has decided to return to Jackson’s in hopes of resurrecting his once promising career.
“Im no longer a blackzillian I went back to where I belong Jackson’s:-):-):-):-):-)” Guillard...
Following the win Saturday of Anthony Johnson over Andrei Arlovski at the World Series of Fighting II in Atlantic City, New Jersey, news seeped out of the heavily criticized camp of all-stars, that a fighter would be departing. That fighter, would turn out to be none other than Melvin Guillard. Melvin Guillard tweeted that he [...]