Guillard: I'd rather be in UFC, than be WSOF champ

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                    <p>After a long career in the UFC, Melvin Guillard has most recently been fighting for the WSOF, where he is 1-1 and scheduled to fight on April 10th. Fighting for a different organization has been eye opening for the veteran and his focus now is putting together a win streak to return to the UFC:</p>

I'm going to let them know how I feel, for when you fuck over Melvin Guillard and not give him what he asked for after he swallows his pride, and takes a fight, and lets them take 50 percent; and I still fight for them, I still give them a good show [in] that last fight, even though I didn't make weight and fight for the title; but yet the fact that Ali didn't man up and follow his promise, you know right now it's a little bit personal to me."

Given his recent troubles with WSOF, Guillard would happily settle for a comfortable slot in the lightweight ranks. He many never get to challenge for a title or become a champion, but at least he feels he will complete the twilight of his career where he belongs.

"To be honest, instead of being the World Series of Fighting champion I'd rather be in the UFC just fighting in the top 10 and probably never becoming the UFC world champion, if I had that option. If I had the option to be the World Series champion right now, or go back to the UFC to finish off my career with the UFC, whether I get a title shot or not, I would take that UFC contract over a World Series [contract] any day."

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He just doesn't get it. Phone Post 3.0

That's a weird thing to say after losing to their champion... That said Melvin and Justin should both be in the ufc. Phone Post 3.0

What's the deal with this Ali Abdel-Aziz guy? I don't recall anyone ever saying anything positive about him.

Is he really as crooked as they say? Why does WSOF keep him? Is it because he screws guys over and essentially saves WSOF from going under like other orgs?

Uni man - That's a weird thing to say after losing to their champion... That said Melvin and Justin should both be in the ufc. Phone Post 3.0
Agreed Phone Post 3.0

this will ensure a massive payday in his next fight

Not smart but I'll always be a fan of the guy. Hopefully the UFC brings him back. Phone Post 3.0

Ktaco - What's the deal with this Ali Abdel-Aziz guy? I don't recall anyone ever saying anything positive about him.

Is he really as crooked as they say? Why does WSOF keep him? Is it because he screws guys over and essentially saves WSOF from going under like other orgs?
He's a successful manager, just doesn't get it as a matchmaker. I don't know man; apparently not many fighters like him at WSOF. Phone Post 3.0

he's been pulled from the card, they couldn't contact him

http://mmajunkie.com/2015/04/melvin-guillard-pulled-from-fridays-wsof-20-co-headliner-dugulubgov-meets-montoya

Sounds like he caught Rampage-itis Phone Post 3.0

Dang, not being able to be contacted, as a result pulled from the card....

 

this sounds like it could be a developing story.  That or perhaps he's trying to get out of his wsof contract.

I never need to see Melvin in the UFC ever again.

He won't be back. He is lucky he held on in the ufc as long as he did. Phone Post 3.0

JustAble -
Ktaco - What's the deal with this Ali Abdel-Aziz guy? I don't recall anyone ever saying anything positive about him.

Is he really as crooked as they say? Why does WSOF keep him? Is it because he screws guys over and essentially saves WSOF from going under like other orgs?
He's a successful manager, just doesn't get it as a matchmaker. I don't know man; apparently not many fighters like him at WSOF. Phone Post 3.0
He sucks. Phone Post 3.0

Making weight is a contractual obligation imo.

Dougie -


Making weight is a contractual obligation imo.

Not just your opinion. Fact. Phone Post 3.0

Quite possibly the moaniest interview I've ever read Phone Post 3.0

The more that happens with Melvin, the less I like him and the more I want to never see him back in the UFC again.

Shame his physical abilities aren't in harmony with his mental ability.

Such a frustrating guy who had bundles of potential... Phone Post 3.0

Melvin will never be in the UFC again. How many weight cuts does he have to miss before nobody wants him.