Fisher vs. Guillard at UFC 90 in Chicago - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
Walker's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 6,063
Fisher vs. Guillard at UFC 90 in Chicago

Fisher vs. Guillard at UFC 90 in Chicago
Monday, August 04, 2008 - by Tom Hamlin -

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- on Monday confirmed that Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweights Spencer “The King” Fisher and Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard will face each other at UFC 90 in Chicago on Oct. 25.

Both fighters have received bout agreements and are in the process of signing them.

Fisher, 32, is coming off a tough decision victory over sometime training partner Jeremy Stephens at the Ultimate Fighter Finale on June 21. The durable Miletich Fighting Systems fighter has won seven out of 10 performances in the Octagon since debuting at Ultimate Fight Night 2 in 2005. Though he slid against contenders Frankie Edgar and Hermes Franca in 2007, Fisher has always been considered among the top-tier in the division.

Guillard, 25, has had mixed results in the UFC after debuting on the second season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” The New Orleans native has faced a variety of personal issues outside the cage, despite several impressive performances since debuting at The Ultimate Fighter 2 finale in 2005. Guillard’s recent dispatch of Dennis Siver at UFC 86 was quick and explosive, two words that are often attributed to him.

Fisher’s trainer, Pat Miletich, is none too happy about the match-up.

“Spencer has no reason to fight that guy,” Miletich said. “I don’t think Melvin’s earned the right to fight him yet. I think Spencer should be fighting somebody where he’s got something to gain.”

Still, Miletich is confident that his student will emerge victorious.

“Spencer obviously would be the favored guy,” he continued. “Melvin’s a dangerous kid, but I don’t think Melvin’s a polished fighter at Spencer’s level.”

Fisher and Guillard were unreachable for comment."


This should be a kickass stand up war and I loves me some Spencer. I do somewhat agree with Miletich's assessment of Melvin and his statis- he did just come back to the UFC. Even as a fan of Spencer I'll ackowledge he needs to string some W's together if he wants to make a run up the ladder at LW.

Could be a dangerous fight but I'll take Spencer to slip Melvin's bombs and connect enough for the win.

EDIT: Sweet! Thanks Legend!

Last edited by Walker; 08-04-2008 at 03:49 PM.
Walker is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 03:48 PM
The Legend's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Oregon Coast
Posts: 5,360
Man I love watching both guys and don't want to pick a winner right now. I agree with Miletich that Fisher should be fighting somebody that could get him in the title hunt because even though I like Melvin, Melvin won't do that right now for somebody.

P.S. Walker just go to advanced edit and you will be able to fix the title

The Legend is offline  
post #3 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 03:51 PM
Super Heavyweight
cabby's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 4,806
cabby is offline  
post #4 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 04:43 PM
mmawrestler's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles by way of Vancouver
Posts: 1,439
deffinate fireworks.
I think if guiarrd can fight smart and not get to wild he has the ability to win this one.

I remember when both these people were in contention I really waqnted to see them fight
especially after ufc 60 were they both scored awsome ko's

Last edited by mmawrestler; 08-04-2008 at 05:38 PM.
mmawrestler is offline  
post #5 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 04:53 PM
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 129
All Fisher has to do is take it to the ground for an easy victory. But if he doesn't, then he is taking a big chance at getting knocked out!
Racerboy44 is offline  
post #6 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 05:19 PM
Halebop's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Texan
Posts: 1,487
Well if Fisher should be fighting someone who will put him in contention for the title, where are they going to find the guy he can beat? He has been given ample opportunities over the last 2 years. Hermes KO'd him, and Edgar dominated him on the ground. Fisher looked good against Stephens and Stout.....atta boy. His last dominant victory was against the youngest UFC competitor ever who had 2 weeks notice. And please let Rogan be on assignment for this fight, God if I have to hear the almost lusting praise Joe has for this guy one more time......AHHHHH!

Hey Fisher, your star is a little brighter then Melvin's right now but I wouldn't consider you the clear favorite. Actually I am picking Melvin. Sloppy, yes. Put Melvin has the power and strength.

Here's a conservative list of LW that could beat Fisher not counting the champ. Several on this list would dominate him.
Rich Clementi, Nate Diaz, Sherk, Maynard, Edgar, Griffin, Wiman, Tavares, Franca, Florian, Huerta, Joe Stephensen, Manny Gamburiyan, Guida, Danzig

A groan of tedium escapes me...
Halebop is offline  
post #7 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 05:20 PM
Bad boys bad boys!
pauly_j's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: GY, England
Posts: 2,477
I think Melvin might take this.

NYBA Champ @ 170!
pauly_j is offline  
post #8 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 05:20 PM
Das Übermensch
wukkadb's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 7,633
Wow, what a great match up. Hopefully Guillard doesn't catch Fisher w/ a big punch... I would hate to see Spencer Fisher lose to Melvin Guillard.

What a stud

Originally Posted by swpthleg View Post
The power of Aleks, his small baby and pimp hardcore dogs has granted you useful insight, my friend.
wukkadb is offline  
post #9 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 05:23 PM
Super Heavyweight
Stapler's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,158
True. If Franca can catch Spencer with one of his severely sloppy yet powerful haymakers, Guillard surely can.

Spencer probably will outstrike Guillard but it'd be a much safer bet if he took this one to the ground. Guillards explosive and powerful and has the ability to end this fight on the feet while I think Fisher easily outclasses him on the ground.

Psalm 30:5 "For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."

Top 3 Favorite Fighters
1. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell
2. Glover Teixeira
3. Demian Maia
Stapler is offline  
post #10 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 05:34 PM
The Legend's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Oregon Coast
Posts: 5,360
UFC 90 is shaping up to be a nice card, we got this fight, Griffin/Sherk, Alves/Sanchez, and Silva/Cote so far rumored to be on the card.

The Legend is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome