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Completed MMA Bout

Evan Dunham vs. Melvin Guillard

Main Event | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Mmaweekly large Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard
Mmaweekly large Evan Dunham

Round 1

Melvin Guillard Evan Dunham

"The Young Assassin"

27-8-2   Pro Record At Fight   11-1-0
Climbed to 28-8   Record After Fight   Fell to 11-2
+195 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -240 (Moderate Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Denver, Colorado   Fighting out of   Las Vegas, Nevada
27 years, 9 months, 3 weeks, 2 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 1 month, 4 days
155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
71.0" (180cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
UFC Fight Night 23
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2
  • Date: Saturday 01.22.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Mario Yamasaki
  • Venue: Fort Hood
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Killeen, Texas, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Dunham Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Guillard Total Disclosed Pay: $30,000
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Dunham vs. Guillard Wiki Update Wiki

Melvin Guillard brought a swift end to his highly anticipated divisional showdown against fellow young lion Evan Dunham in UFC's Fight for the Troops Main Event, using superior hand and foot speed to connect repeatedly on Dunham's jaw for the barely three minute affair, which he won by knockout for his third victory in a row.

Dunham was tagged hard immediately out of the gate and looked to be on wobbly legs within seconds. The gritty up-and-coming contender rallied, however, securing an early takedown on Guillard where the two spent upwards of a minute working against the cage. Guillard eventually returned the fight to the feet, where his blinding array of power punches quickly spelled doom for Dunham. The end came at 2:58 following a powerful sequence of punches and knees from Guillard to the head of the slumping Dunham. As Dunham crumpled to the mat one more knee to the head - arguably illegal, but mere icing on the cake at that point - finished the job.

Guillard was succinct in his point fight comments, proclaiming himself the best 155er in the UFC and ready to earn a title shot in 2011 or 2012 at the latest. “I want my title shot,” said Guillard. “Keep lining them up and I’ll keep knocking them down. I will go undefeated in 2011.”

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:46 PM ET
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Dunham vs. Guillard Fight Predictions

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Videos & Highlights

    Training  |  Guillard vs Dunham Open Workout Video report dead link

    Video and interview from the Fight For The Troops 2 open workouts, featuring Melvin Guillard and Evan Dunham.

  • Interview  |  Evan Dunham Speaks Before His Melvin Guillard Bout report dead link

    Evan Dunham talks to The Shoot a few days before his Fight For The Troops bout with Melvin Guillard. Video includes brief training clips of Dunham's camp.

Dunham vs. Guillard Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Training was great this morning
4 days, 17 hours, and 52 minutes
Sparing session was great today team JACKSON'S all fuckin day people.
2 days, 22 hours, and 33 minutes
My new IRON STAR walk out shirt will hit the stores next month in Spencers. !!!!!
2 days, 1 hour, and 19 minutes
And I just got a BMW 525i baby.
2 days and 7 minutes
Just got Wifey a new Shelby 500!!!! Life has been great.
1 day, 21 hours, and 55 minutes
Training session this morning was great.
1 day, 17 hours, and 43 minutes
Back in albuquerque people. !!!
20 hours and 28 minutes
To everyone that doubted me thank you. Your the reason I train and fight so hard.
16 hours and 35 minutes
Tough night, it wasn't my day. I won't let this stop me. Thanks to everyone for your support. Live, learn and become better.
14 hours and 54 minutes
On my way to the airport heading back to albuquerque for 2 week. Back to training.
13 hours and 36 minutes
It's the hurry up and wait game till my turn to fight. Thanks to everyone for the support. I am more than ready to hunt The Young Assassin.
2 hours and 5 minutes
getting ready to head to the base people its my time !!!!!!
3 hours and 2 minutes
A special thanks to all the troops of every branch for all the support this night is for all of you !!!!!!!!
5 hours and 12 minutes
RT @danawhite Dunham vs. Guillard!!! http://twitpic.com/3seiq6 Don't miss it free on Spike tonight.
5 hours and 57 minutes
On weight ready to hit the scales. Feel good!
6 hours and 2 minutes
We getting closer to show time baby. !!!!
6 hours and 6 minutes
Thanks to all my Family and Supporters in the NEW ORLEANS area love all of you.
9 hours and 52 minutes
Getting ready for a breakfast for Champions !!!!!!!
13 hours and 56 minutes
Up early feeling great time for a lil breakfast. !!!!!
14 hours and 2 minutes
Ssg Chris Molina sorry.
23 hours and 6 minutes
Just had my dinner wit Wifey, coach greg, coach tripp, and sag chris molina. I'm ready!!!
23 hours and 20 minutes
Japanese food tonight people.
1 day and 30 minutes
Time for dinner.
1 day and 38 minutes
On the way to the military base for weigh ins.
1 day, 5 hours, and 50 minutes
On weight ready to hit the scales. Feel good!
1 day, 6 hours, and 47 minutes
Check out USA TODAY for article !!!!!!
1 day, 7 hours, and 37 minutes
Half pound under I'm on people thanks for your help and support. Weight in time. !!!!!
1 day, 8 hours, and 57 minutes
Half pound to go people. !!!!!
1 day, 9 hours, and 27 minutes
Only 4lbs to go no problem !!!!
1 day, 11 hours, and 8 minutes
Time to get this weight cut in people.
1 day, 11 hours, and 27 minutes
Check out my new IRON STAR shirt online Silverstar.com and it will hit the stores this february!!!!!!
2 days, 8 hours, and 38 minutes
Happy Birthday to my beautiful Wife. !!!!!! I love you baby.
2 days, 11 hours, and 9 minutes
Check out the video on youtub!!!!
2 days, 20 hours, and 14 minutes
Fuckin ice bathing it. A CHAMPIONS BATH!!!!
2 days, 20 hours, and 20 minutes
Thanks to all my sponsors, Iron star, Hayabusa, Gamma-o, Trinity Tool, and Dr Robert Smit my Chirpractor dr.
3 days and 4 minutes
I feel great and ready to fight. Thanks to all my sponsors for your support. Sprawl Headrush Micro Tech SE Solutions Topps Trading Cards
3 days, 1 hour, and 12 minutes
Today I'm 163 feeling great and still ready as ever.
3 days, 2 hours, and 10 minutes
On my way to the gym for my small weight cut.
3 days, 6 hours, and 2 minutes
Getting ready for UFC photo shoot!!!!!!
3 days, 9 hours, and 8 minutes
Having breakfast with the Wifey !!!!!
3 days, 11 hours, and 25 minutes
About to have a light breakfast with the Wifey !!!! Then my UFC interview great morning so far I must say. !!!!!!!
3 days, 11 hours, and 31 minutes
On the way downstairs for a light dinner.
4 days and 41 minutes
Afternoon run.
4 days, 3 hours, and 5 minutes
Just landed in Kileen Texas.
4 days, 8 hours, and 15 minutes
Up sup early heading to the airport its game time people this is my year 2011. UFC CHAMPION !!!!!
4 days, 13 hours, and 3 minutes
Everything is in place I'm feeling really good about this fight Saturday !!!!! Anything for our Troops !!!!
4 days, 23 hours, and 5 minutes
Training was awsome today weight is down to 165.
5 days, 2 hours, and 40 minutes
This is the big week I'm as ready as ill ever be.
5 days, 10 hours, and 51 minutes
RT @AlexGutierrez90 @evandunham155 Can I get a RT please. www.AddictedMMA.COM The evolution of fighting websites @AddictedMMA
5 days, 21 hours, and 40 minutes
Cardio workout was great this morning !!!!
6 days, 7 hours, and 38 minutes
Hitting the gym awsome rite fuck yea let's get back to this MONEY
6 days, 9 hours, and 16 minutes
Hitting the gym now awsome day I must say.
1 week, 2 hours, and 12 minutes
Bleaching the hair. Time to Transform into the Young Assassin.
1 week, 3 hours, and 10 minutes
So far today has been great. Cardio later for me treating it like another work day for me.
1 week, 4 hours, and 27 minutes
Wifey and I are off to the GUN range with sgt Mondrno!!!!!!
1 week, 10 hours, and 11 minutes
Getting ready to run sand dunes with the team
1 week, 1 day, 7 hours, and 59 minutes
Heading to training one on ones jitsu, then off to the sand dunes.
1 week, 1 day, 10 hours, and 36 minutes
Its nice to have dinner with my fight family JACKSON'S for life. !!!!!!
1 week, 1 day, 23 hours, and 27 minutes
Heading to team dinner with coach greg.
1 week, 2 days, 1 hour, and 26 minutes
LA was great yesterday thanks you Inside MMa for having me on the show. It will air tommorrow night ar 9et time.
1 week, 2 days, 10 hours, and 42 minutes
Up early today is last day of sparing before the big day against Dunham on the 22nd.
1 week, 2 days, 11 hours, and 28 minutes
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