The former Bellator Lw tournament champion (Season 8) David Rickels entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-4-0 (65% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.60 lightweight in the world. He lost to Michael Chandler in 2015 (=Chandler vs Rickels 2) but he came back to win in 2016 against Bobby Cooper.
His opponent, the former Ufc fighter Melvin Guillard, has an record of 32-16-2 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.75 in the same weight class but he comes off three consecutive defeats, the last one against Derek Campos (=Guillard vs Campos). Rickels vs Guillard is on the undercard of Darrion Caldwell vs Joe Taimanglo – Bellator 159. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 159: Caldwell vs Taimanglo
Where: Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane, Kansas, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Guillard’s previous fight: Melvin Guillard vs Derek Campos
Guillard’s next fight: Melvin Guillard vs Chidi Njokuani
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Official video (USA)