Melving Guillard wants revenge for Lauzon's 'lucky punch'


“Right now I am just taking it one fight at a time, I’ve lost two in a row and I need to win this next one,” offered the New Orleans native. “I’ve told Dana White and Joe Silva I want to fight the best guys in the sport. I’ll fight whomever they put in front of me, I will never say no to a fight. It’s all about guys wanting to fight me and that’s the biggest catch. There are some cats who haven’t wanted to step up to the plate and challenge me. Whether it’s the champion or a guy coming straight off of The Ultimate Fighter I’ll fight anyone. I’m not the type of guy that other fighters are lining up to fight me.

“The last two fights I’ve lost on my own going back to the Lauzon fight. I rushed myself and he wound up catching me. If I had to pick any one guy that I wanted to fight it would have to be Joe Lauzon. He was very disrespectful after he won the fight. All I said was I thought I beat myself because I was too amped up and I was also transitioning between camps. I gave him respect for beating me, but then I read in a magazine that he punched me in my face, dropped me and then choked me out. I tried to take the high road and be professional about it, but he chose to be disrespectful about it. I want to win this fight and hopefully get a rematch with Lauzon.

“Lauzon caught me with a lucky punch and that was the deciding factor,” Guillard continued. “I could see if he beat me up for five minutes, but he didn’t and it will be different if we meet again. Right now I have Fabricio in my sights and I feel like I fight better with my back against the wall. I have two losses in a row so the pressure is on me to get a win. In my mind I feel like this could be my last fight in the UFC if I don’t get a win. I always fight better when my back is against the wall. I am also undefeated when I fight during the Fourth of July weekend so I have two big things in my favor. I relish the opportunity to fight under pressure.”

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Shahanshah site profile image  

7/3/12 4:56 PM by Shahanshah

I absolutely can not stand this guy.just arrogance and more arrogance with nothing to back it up.

warez site profile image  

7/3/12 5:10 AM by warez

Cocaine is one helluva drug. That's why he's acting like Rick James bitch!

yellow wrkahlc site profile image  

7/3/12 4:50 AM by yellow wrkahlc

If memory serves me correctly, that was War Machine.

1911Bob site profile image  

7/3/12 3:45 AM by 1911Bob

My gameplan for this fight is to be like a meatgrinder.

UGCTT_painbringer site profile image  

7/3/12 3:35 AM by UGCTT_painbringer

 what belt is melvin in BJJ? im guessing a "minus 5" white belt?????

AFAN site profile image  

7/3/12 3:23 AM by AFAN

Probably shouldn't mistake passion for......wanna say stupidity but lets just go with a complete lack of reading comprehension. I understand the vagaries of the written word but to assume disrespect from a simple verbal explanation of EXACTLY how the fight went down shows he still has a long way to go from a maturity standpoint. Super talented but either has little common sense or a lack of internal motivation.

ABE FROMAN site profile image  

7/3/12 1:13 AM by ABE FROMAN

It seems that being named 'Melvin' in MMA means you will have great striking but will only be top 20 because you have no submission defense.

Trifive site profile image  

7/2/12 11:42 PM by Trifive

"Nothing worse than a guy who talks shit and doesn't back it up!" Rich Clemente to Melivin!

1911Bob site profile image  

7/2/12 11:33 PM by 1911Bob

I'd like to see this fight again. Hell it may have been one sided but so was JDS vs Cain. I think the rematch ends the same way but perhaps would be a more exciting fight next time around.

rickmelendez site profile image  

7/2/12 11:12 PM by rickmelendez

Melvin is a passionate dude man. Easy to interpret things he says in the wrong way but he just wants to be on top so bad.