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Melvin Guillard Signs Multi-Fight Deal With World Series Of Fighting

Melvin Guillard is the latest ex-UFC star to make his way over to the World Series Of Fighting promotion after striking a multi-fight deal with the promotion. “Just signed with WSOF it feeling good to be apart of something different its time to make some real money and get that belt,” Guillard stated on Twitter. Guillard was released by the UFC last month after a rough few...
Via Fight Of The Night
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Signs with World Series of Fighting

Veteran lightweight Melvin Guillard (pictured) was unemployed for 17 whole days. On Monday, BleacherReport confirmed Guillard has signed a multi-bout agreement with World Series of Fighting. As customary with MMA contracts, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I’m excited to start a new chapter in my career,” Guillard told the outlet. “I feel like a new fighter and want...
Via 5thRound.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Releases Ivan Menjivar & Melvin Guillard

As reported on MMAFighting.com the UFC has released a couple “name” fighters in Ivan Menjivar (25-12) and Melvin Guillard (31-13-2 (2 nc), pictured).After a close to nine year run inside the UFC’s Octagon Guillard finds himself in need of a new promotion to call home.  After a five fight winning streak over 2010 and ’11 there was talk Guillard would soon be challenging...
Via MMAInsider
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Released by UFC

According to a report from MMA Fighting, lightweight Melvin Guillard was released by the UFC last night. His agent Malki Kawa told the outlet that he was looking to get his fighter signed elsewhere. “We’re working to get him signed somewhere else,” he said. ”I’m going to do what’s best for Melvin.” UFC President Dana White has been very critical of Guillard’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Menjivar The Latest Veteran To Be Released By The UFC

Hot on the heels of Melvin Guillard, another UFC veteran Ivan Menjivar has been shown the exit door by the promotion. Menjivar had just suffered his third defeat in a row, a unanimous decision loss to Hatsu Hioki at the start of the month, so it’s likely he was already braced for the possibility of bad news. It’s hard to believe that Menjivar is only 31 years-old as he seems...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Has Been Released From The UFC

Long-time UFC fighter Melvin Guillard has been released from the UFC following his latest defeat in the Octagon. Guillard put in a lackluster display during a unanimous decision loss to Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 37 earlier this month, leaving him with only one victory in his last five fights for the promotion, and apparently that was the final straw for the UFC. The 30 year...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Released From UFC

Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard has been released by the UFC following a nine year stint with the organization. Ariel Helwani reported earlier today that according to Guillard’s manager, Malki Kawa, that the fighter is handling his new situation well, and they are actively searching for a new banner to fight under. Guillard currently holds […]
Via Fight Geeks
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Fired From UFC

In this month’s lackluster unanimous decision defeat to Michael Johnson, lightweight Melvin Guillard (pictured) performed as though he didn’t want to be inside the Octagon. Well, that won’t be an issue for Guillard anymore. The UFC has cut Guillard following his latest loss. MMAFighting.com first reported Guillard’s release from the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion...
Via 5thRound.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kountermove Confidential UFC Fight Night 37: The Epilogue

'Gunni' led this way this weekend with 118.5 pointsWell, UFC Fight Night 37 went down in London, England and brought the finishes. And when it comes to the Kountermove Confidential: The Epilogue - it is all about the finishes. This event really highlighted the importance of them in Kountermove. Time to dig in and see what went right, and what went wrong.Let's start out...
Via hov-mma
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Blasts Melvin Guillard in Loss to Michael Johnson

Entering Saturday’s scrap with Michael Johnson, Melvin Guillard (pictured) claimed he could “beat anyone in the lightweight division.” If we’re going off today’s performance, then Guillard must have been referring to beating any 155-pounder in a backpedaling competition because “The Young Assassin’s” cornerback skills were on full display inside the Octagon.  Johnson...
Via 5thRound.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Decisions Melvin Guillard At UFC Fight Night 37

This looked like an exciting fight on paper, but it didn’t quite pan out that way in reality at UFC Fight Night 37 in the UK tonight with Michael Johnson doing enough to get the better of an overly cautious Melvin Guillard over the course of three rounds. Round One: Guillard with the jab and Johnson unleashes a few slightly wild punches. Johnson looking for kicks and Guillard unleashes...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa Results & Live Coverage

The UFC returns to the O2 Arena on Saturday afternoon in London, England for an entertaining fight card headlined by a light-heavyweight match-up between Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa. The card also features a co-main event between Melvin Guillard and Michael Johnson as well as two local flyweights in Brad Pickett and Neil Seery. Check back here at 12:55pm EST for live updated...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFN London show open, weigh-in video, 170 fight motion & more

Time to end this suffering! Check out the show open for tomorrow’s UFC London fight card below. Come on, you know you wanna. Wait, what are you doing?? Take your finger off the mouse. Do not click the mute button. Your ears have not met their yearly ‘Face the Pain’ quota just yet. All 18 fighters made weight for tomorrows fights at London’s O2 Arena. Check out the written...
Via Fight Booth
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC London 'Gustafsson vs. Manuwa' HOV Pick Em

On Saturday, UFC Fight Night 37 goes down in London, England and it will be on Fight Pass. The prelims will start at 12:30 pm ET/ 9:30 am PT here in the United States. The main event features Alexander Gustafsson taking on Jimi Manuwa in an intriguing fight. There is also two former training partners Melvin Guillard and Michael Johnson facing off. The return of Gunnar Nelson, and...
Via hov-mma
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kountermove Confidential: UFC Fight Night London Edition

Someone is going down when Johnson meets GuillardThe Kountermove Confidential is back for UFC Fight Night 37 from London, England. As always we will look at the Dick Stensland fighter to avoid, the Jack Vincennes must have fighter, the Ed Exley/Bud White high/low combo and of course the Dudley Smith all-star team. Also a brand new category the Sid Hidgens '"somebody is...
Via hov-mma
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 37 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 37 takes place in London, England this weekend and we’ve got our predictions for the all bouts for you below. — Main Card: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa Manuwa isn’t someone who should be overlooked despite not having fought the same level of competition as his opponent as he’s a vicious striker who can simply overwhelm opponents with his aggressive...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa Preview and Predictions

The UFC returns to the O2 Arena in London, England  on Saturday March 8, for another entertaining afternoon of MMA. Preliminary action begins at 12:30pm and main card at 3pm. The card will feature notable competitors Alexander Gustafsson, Melvin Guillard, hometown favourite Brad Pickett and arguably most underrated light-heavyweight in the UFC, Jimi Manuwa, all in action on Saturday...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Takes A Picture By The London Bridge

Melvin was originally set to take on Ross Pearson but after a knee injury put Ross on the shelf Melvin was matched up with former teammate Michael Johnson. Big co-main event fight on March 8th between Johnson and Guillard that should have some serious fireworks. Predictions for this fight??? Michael Johnson has his last conditioning workout Melvin Guillard hits the golf course with...
Via Tito Couture
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson Out; Melvin Guillard vs Michael Johnson Set for UFC Fight Night 37

Melvin Guillard 31-12-2 MMA / 12-8 UFC Record Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Jeremy Stephens, Evan Dunham, Fabricio Camoes Michael Johnson 14-8 MMA / 6-4 UFC Record 2 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Danny Castillo, Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau ————————————— UFC European Tour March 8th, 2014 London, England O2 Arena —————————————...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Replaces Injured Ross Pearson For UFC Fight Night 37 Co-Main Event With Melvin Guillard

UFC officials have announced that an injury to Ross Pearson (15-6, 1nc)  has ruled him out of his upcoming co-main event clash with Melvin Guillard (31-12-2, 2nc) at UFC Fight Night 37 when the UFC, return to London, England. Stepping in to take Pearson’s place is twenty-seven year old Michael Johnson (14-8, pictured).While no time frame has been put on Pearson’s return, it...
Via MMAInsider
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson Injured, Melvin Guillard Now Fights Former Teammate Michael Johnson in London

There will be some Blackzilian on former Blackzilian crime going down in London. Early Thursday morning, it was announced a knee injury has forced Ross Pearson out of his March 8 scrap against Melvin Guillard (pictured). Michael Johnson has agreed to face his former teammate at UFC Fight Night 37. Guillard and Pearson were issued an immediate mulligan following their no contest in...
Via 5thRound.com
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Is 200lbs???

Melvin guillard is absolutely shredded come fight night when he has expressed being over 180 lbs… Anybody disagree he must be 200 lbs here??? Ross Pearson with heavyweight boxer Watch all fighter video blogs here
Via Tito Couture
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson vs Melvin Guillard Rematch Official For UFC’s Return To London In March

 A lightweight rematch between Ross Pearson (15-6, 1nc, pictured) and Melvin Guillard (31-12-2, 2nc) that was expected to take place at UFC Fight Night 37 in London next March has now been made official, with the news of the bout being confirmed yesterday. It’s official: After their first fight ended in a no-contest, lightweights Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson will rematch...
Via MMAInsider
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Guillard vs Pearson rematch officially rebooked for London on March 8

Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson will hopefully finish their fight when the pair of lightweights rematch at the upcoming UFC Fight Night card taking place in London, England on March 8, 2014. The two originally faced off in October, but a knee strike from Guillard that was deemed illegal forced a brief stoppage in the contest. During the pause in action to allow Pearson time to...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Pearson vs Guillard controversy

No Contest. That was the decision in the co-main event of the evening in Manchester, England as the lightweight match-up between British favorite Ross Pearson and Melvin Guillard was marred by controversy. A little over 90 seconds in the bout, Pearson attempted a flying knee attack that Guillard defended, partially catching him in the air. The two fell to the canvas, Guillard getting...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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