It’s not a headliner, but UFC on FOX 8 has its first fight lined up thanks to a recently announced rumble between lightweights Melvin Guillard (30-12-2) and Mac Danzig (21-10-1). Both men have called the Octagon home for more than five years but could be facing release given recent stumbles from each.
UFC have confirmed the July 27 tilt. It is the first bout attached to the event.
Guillard’s power has produced a number of impressive wins in the past including nineteen knockouts, though he is currently dealing with the downswing of back-to-back defeats. Comparably, Danzig has 15 finishes to his credit and was last seen losing a razor-thin Split Decision to Takanori Gomi last November.
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