Melvin Guillard had a good showing his last appearance, at UFC 119, beating Jiu-Jitsu black belt Ronys Torres by judges’ decision. Now the experienced fighter will have another Gentle Art representative ahead of him. At UFC 114, on May 29 in Las Vegas, Guillard will face off against Thiago Tavares. The fight is not yet official, but the fighter have verbally agreed to it.
A fight GRACIEMAG.com confirmed First hand for the same event is the Rogerio Minotouro versus Forrest Griffin matchup. The main event pits former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans against also-former champion Quinton Jackson.
Another Jiu-Jitsu black belt scheduled for the same event is Luis “Banha” Cane, who should face Cyrille Diabete.
Check out the card as it stands:
Las Vegas, Nevada
May 29, 2010
Rashad Evans vs Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Forrest Griffin vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Todd Duffee vs Mike Russow
John Hathaway vs Diego Sanchez
Dong Hyun Kim vs Amir Sadollah
Chris Leben vs Aaron Simpson
Melvin Guillard vs Thiago Tavares
Efrain Escudero vs Dan Lauzon
Luis Cane vs Cyrille Diabate
Jesse Forbes vs Ryan Jensen