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Melvin Guillard ‘shattered hand’ in Bellator 141 loss

UFC veteran Melvin Guillard was making his Bellator MMA debut on Friday night at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. Guillard was competing in the main event against Brandon Girtz, an opponent he hand-picked, but things did not go according to plan. After three hard-fought rounds, Guillard watched Girtz have his hand raised in victory. However, there could be an explanation...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 141 full event results

On Friday night, Bellator MMA invaded the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif. for Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Gritz live on Spike TV. In the main event, UFC veteran Melvin Guillard was dominated on his way to an upset loss at the hands of former All-American wrestler Brandon Gritz. Former Bellator champion Patricky Pitbull picked up a win in the co-main event, while Justin...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 141 Results

Bellator 141 took place last night and we’ve got all the results for you below. In the main event of the evening Melvin Guillard’s Bellator debut did not go as planned with Brandon Girtz claiming a split decision victory (29-27, 28-29, 29-27). Truthfully it was an easier fight for Girtz than the scorecards show as he largely controlled the action with a large amount of takedowns...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Live Video And Results

“Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz” takes place Friday night inside Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California.Stream the preliminary bouts live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7:45PM ET/4:45PM PT. Spike TV broadcasts the main card at 9PM ET/PT.A lightweight scrap between former UFC star Melvin Guillard and Brandon Girtz headlines the festivities. Saad Awad and Patricky Freire...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Watch For: Bellator 141 ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’

Bellator 141’s Melvin Guillard (32-14-2) was given a unique opportunity ahead of his headlining stint in Temecula, California’s Pechanga Resort and Casino tonight. Guillard, who will be making his Bellator debut, was allowed to pick his own opponent. According to “The Young Assassin,” who spoke with MMAJunkie Radio earlier this week about the subject, his team helped him...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz

Bellator 141: Guillard vs. GirtzWhen: August 28th, 2015 Where: Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California How: Spike TV Who:Preliminary Card:(5thRound.com 7:45PM ET/4:45PM PT)Ilima MacFarlane vs. Maria RiosJosh Barnes vs. A.J. McKeeLuc Bondole vs. Ray SloanJohnny Cisneros vs. Gabriel MiglioliSteven Ciaccio vs. Curtis MillenderArlene Blencowe vs. Marloes CoenenAdrienna Jenkins vs. Lissette...
Via 5thRound.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson: 'I want to strike fear in people's hearts'

As the UFC awaits the chance to book the next lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone, another contender is quietly rising up the ranks and might be in the rear view mirror, closing in on both of them by the time the champion bout actually happens. Michael Johnson has been putting together one of the most impressive resumes of any 155 pound fighter...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Ends Run With World Series of Fighting

Melvin Guillard run with the World Series of Fighting has come to an end. Just marking a year since signing a multi-fight with World Series of Fighting in April 2014, the two decided it was time to part ways. His release comes after him no calling and not showing up to WSOF 20 last month and the promotion forced to pull him off the card four days prior to his fight with Ozzy Dougulubgov...
Via BadCulture
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Signs With Bellator After Leaving WSOF

Melvin Guillard is now a Bellator fighter after signing a multi-year, multi-fight deal with the promotion. A former UFC veteran, the 23 year-old Guillard had recently been plying his trade in the World Series Of Fighting organization after a slump in form that saw him win just two of his last eight fights in the Octagon led to his release. Things didn’t go smoothly at all for ‘The...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Signs With Bellator MMA

Veteran Melvin Guillard (pictured) has found a new home … again. The oft-unhappy lightweight has inked a multi-fight deal to join Bellator MMA. “We are excited to have Melvin coming onboard,” said Bellator president Scott Coker. “With competitors the likes of Lightweight Champion Will Brooks, Michael Chandler, Marcin Held, Derek Anderson, Saad Awad, Dave Jansen and Patricky...
Via 5thRound.com
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Pulled From WSOF 20 After Failing To Provide Medicals

Melvin Guillard has been pulled from  his co-main event fight at WSOF 20 this coming Friday night after the promotion failed to receive the fighters medicals prior to his scheduled bout with Ozzy Dugulbgov. Guillard appears to have become disgruntled with the way he’s being treated by WSOF recently and had indicated in recent interviews that he wanted to leave the promotion....
Via Fight Of The Night
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting 21 Comes Out Swinging

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING  COMES OUT SWINGING  TWO MORE LIVE NBCSN TELEVISED, STAR-STUDDED EVENTS ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 10 AND JUNE 5 WSOF 20: Four-man tourney continues with Matt Hamill vs. Vinny Magalhaes at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, April 10; Plus: Melvin Guillard vs. Ozzy DugulubgovWSOF 21:  Yushin Okami battles Ryan Ford at the Edmonton Expo Centre on Friday, June 5...
Via BadCulture
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Michael Johnson’s Long Break Due to Domestic Violence Arrest

On Saturday, the UFC announced lightweight Michael Johnson (pictured) will end what will be an 11-month hiatus to battle Edson Barboza in Brazil on February 22. The first thing that came to mind for most fans was, where has Johnson been since beating Melvin Guillard back in March? Johnson was supposed to fight Josh Thomson on July 22 at UFC on FOX 12, but was pulled 11 days before...
Via 5thRound.com
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Returns To Fight Edson Barboza At UFC Fight Night 61

A lightweight encounter between Michael Johnson and Edson Barboza has been announced as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on February 22nd. Johnson is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, defeating respected opponents like Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau and Melvin Guillard along the way to establish himself as a significant player in the lightweight...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Highlights Video

Below you can watch highlights from all four of WSOF 15’s main card bouts which aired last night on NBC Sports and featured no less than three title fights. — David Branch Vs Yushin Okami: Justin Gaethje Vs Melvin Guillard: Jessica Aguilar Vs Kalindra Faria: Jorge Patino Vs Eric Reynolds:
Via Fight Of The Night
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Results

WSOF 15 took place on NBC Sports this evening and we’ve got all the results for you below. — Main Card: David Branch def. Yushin Okami via fourth-round TKO (punches) Justin Gaethje def. Melvin Guillard via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) Jessica Aguilar def. Kalindra Faria via unanimous decision (49-45 x3) Jorge Patino def. Eric Reynolds via unanimous decision (30-27, 30...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Live Results

“World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami” goes down Saturday night inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. A trio of title tilts were slated to headline the card, until Melvin “A-Level Fighter” Guillard had to ruin it by missing weight by an astonishing 3.6 pounds… Instead, only middleweight champion David Branch and strawweight champ Jessica Aguilar will put their...
Via 5thRound.com
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Misses Weight, Loses WSOF 15 Title Shot

Melvin Guillard has lost out on his title shot opportunity at WSOF 15 tonight after failing to make the 155lb limit for his fight with lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. Guillard weighed in at 158.8lbs and despite being given two further hours he was unable to shed the rest of the weight. As a result the fight now goes ahead at a 159lb catchweight bout with the belt no longer on...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Weigh-In Results, Melvin Guillard Comes in Way Over

The official weigh-ins for “World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami” took place Friday inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. Three championship affairs headlines Saturday’s show. Well, as of right now only two will because Melvin Guillard (pictured) came in an absurd 3.8 pounds heavy for his lightweight scrap against champ Justin Gaethje. Guillard, who claimed earlier...
Via 5thRound.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Fight Card

Alongside UFC 180 on PPV and Bellator 131 on Spike TV, World Series Of Fighting also have an event planned for this Saturday night which will air live on NBC Sports. It’s a solid card for the promotion that’s headlined by a middleweight title fight featuring current champ David Branch going up against former UFC fighter Yushin Okami. Lightweight title holder Justin Gaethje...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15

WSOF 15 When: November 15th, 2014 Where: USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida How: NBC Sports Network Who: Kalindra Faria vs. Jessica Aguilar (WSOF strawweight champion) Melvin Guillard vs. Justin Gaethje (WSOF lightweight champion) Yushin Okami vs. Dave Branch (WSOF middleweight champion)
Via 5thRound.com
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting Draws The Highest Rating In Company History

The World Series of Fighting made their debut on NBC this past Saturday airing their 11th show. The show aired at 4 p.m. ET, so what the rating was going to be was unknown since MMA has never aired that early on network television. The show was a rousing success as the event drew 906,000 viewers, which is the highest number the company has ever drawn. WSOF shows have averaged around...
Via Between The Ropes
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 Results: Gaethje finishes Newell in Daytona

The World Series of Fighting decagon was in town at he Ocean Center in Daytona, Florida today for what was an afternoon delight of sorts. The main event pitted two undefeated lightweights, Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell, going to war for the strap Gaethje won earlier this year against Richard Patishnock. Gaethje would finish his opponent via TKO, his fourth in as many fights as a...
Via Fight Booth
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11

World Series of Fighting 11 When: July 5th, 2014 Where: Ocean Center in Daytona, Florida How: NBC Sports Network Who: Preliminary Card: (MMAJunkie.com 2PM ET/11AM PT) Jose Caceres vs. Walber Brito de Barros Neiman Gracie vs. Dustin Holyko Jake Heun vs. Kendrick Miree Muhammed DeReese vs. Rashaun Spencer Main Card: Pablo Alfonso vs. Cody Bollinger Gesias Cavalcante vs. Melvin Guillard...
Via 5thRound.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 ‘Gaethje vs. Newell’ weigh-in video highlights

Were you worried about not being able to catch one of the greatest lightweight match ups of the year because of UFC 175? Don’t. WSOF 11 will make their major NBC debut at the special time of 4 p.m. ET. They were even considerate to give us an hour to regroup before 175 kicks off on Fight Pass. Oh ya, Melvin Guillard and Cody Bollinger didn’t make weight. In other news, I...
Via Fight Booth
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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