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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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting President Ray Sefo Discusses WSOF On NBC, Nick Newell, Signing Chael Sonnen

World Series of Fighting 11 takes place on Saturday afternoon from the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The main card airs on NBC starting at 4 p.m. ET. The main event features Justin Gaethje defending the WSOF lightweight title against Nick Newell. In the co-feature, Jon Fitch faces Dennis Hallman in welterweight action. Also on the card, Gesias Cavalcante battles Melvin...
Via Between The Ropes
22 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 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 Responds To Assault Charges, And Not Being Allowed Back At Jackson’s

The Young Assassin has opened up about what has been a rocking few weeks.  Here is what the UFC lightweight fighter had to say to ESPN. “That was an incident that happened when I first got to Jackson’s. To put it all out there, I’m fighting charges because I was jumped by a general manager and five security guards. My hands never touched anybody. There were five fans that...
Via Tito Couture
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Not Welcome Back At Jackson’s, Facing Assault Charges

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...
Via Tito Couture
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Melvin Guillard

Melvin GuillardVitals5'9" 155 lbs (Lightweight)71" reach, OrthodoxMarch 30, 1983Record30-10-2 (1) (UFC: 11-6)Current Streak1 straight winTrainingBrown belt in JudoBlue belt in Brazilian Jiu JitsuChampionships HeldNone Strengths- huge knockout power in his hands- great hand speed- great boxer - used to be a professional- has landed the third-most knockdowns in UFC...
Via MMA Manifesto
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Facing Must-Win at UFC 148, but That’s Nothing New

Not too many moons ago, Melvin Guillard (Pictured) was in contention for a crack at the UFC lightweight crown. Fast-forward two consecutive defeats, with each ending within the opening fame and both via rear-naked choke fashion, and Guillard potentially finds himself in a must-win predicament. However, fighting out of desperation isn’t uncharted territory for “The Young Assassin...
Via 5thRound.com
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Miller submits Guillard at UFC on FX 1

Jim Miller submitted Melvin Guillard by rear naked choke the first round in the UFC on FX debut at Bridgestone Arena on Friday. "I just found a way onto his back," Miller said in an interview after the fight. "That's just something I've always been able to do, securing the position. I'm confident I'm one of the most dangerous fighters in the world...
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Miller good to go for bout with Guillard

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...
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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