Melvin
Guillard
48-14-3, 2NC( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Fight of the Night / 3 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 22 fights.
Record: 48-14-3, 2NC
Summary: Athletic, good striker, wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Young Assassin
From: New Orleans, LA USA
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, FL USA
Age: 32
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
College: Colby College
Degree: Criminal Law

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1128
40% Successful
448
Types of Successful Strikes
0
448
70% Standing
13%
17%
312
58
78
Striking Defense
68
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
21
67% Successful
14
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
6
2
Takedown Defense
65
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: Video games, training, and more training

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I was senior in high school and my wrestling coach Warren Donley started training me for MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Wrestling: Louisiana State champion 2002, Wrestled 2 years Louisiana junior national team. Wrestled one year at Colby College. I’ve held two Kickboxing titles and eight MMA titles including the Battle of New Orleans and Battle in the Bayou titles.

Do you have any heroes?
Kevin Randleman, Randy Couture, Matt Hughes and Vitor Belfort. They have all inspired me in my career.

What is your favorite technique?
My kicks.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means the world to me. The UFC is the Super Bowl of fighting. If you are not in the UFC you might as well not be fighting.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn
? Graduated from Colby College in Kansas with a degree in Criminal Law

What was your job before you started fighting?
I worked in the family contracting business. Now I’m training full time for fighting.
•    An explosive puncher with one punch knockout power

•    Holds wins over UFC vets Joe Jordan, Kyle Bradley (twice), and Rob Emerson. Engaged in a three round no contest with Roger Huerta in 2005.

•    Survived Hurricane Katrina – was trapped on a bridge for three days before being rescued.

Career

Key Opponents

Joe Stevenson
Joe Stevenson
36-14-0
( W-L-D )
Evan Dunham
Evan Dunham
15-6-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Evan Dunham UFC Fight for the Troops 2 Dunham vs Guillard

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