It’s been a while since Melvin Guillard last got a win. The former UFC lightweight action fighter and current MMA journeyman last officially got his hand raised back at WSOF 11 in 2014 (a 2016 Bellator win over David Rickels was overturned due to a failed drug test). And unfortunately, while he got the upper hand in his latest fight, it’s more likely to end up on his police record than his MMA career.
TMZ Sports recently posted video reportedly showing Guillard at a bar in Denver, CO. Words appear to have been exchanged, punches were thrown, and two men and a woman ended up on the floor after catching hands. It’d almost be impressive if it hadn’t also apparently resulted in a warrant for Guillard’s arrest. The Denver Police Department confirmed the news to TMZ, saying that Guillard had been identified by witnesses at the scene.
Guillard was last seen in a professional combat setting back in July, when he fought Takanori Gomi at RIZIN 11 in Saitama, Japan. ‘The Young Assassin’ lost the contest via KO in the first round. The loss marked his fourth straight by knockout, and eight loss in ten fights, following his UFC release in 2014.
Guillard had been scheduled to fight former TUF 16 competitor Zane Kamaka at X-1 World Events 51 in November. However, it seems likely that this incident may put that booking in jeopardy.
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