Melvin Guillard knocks out Evan Dunham in the First RoundPosted on January 22, 2011, 11:05 PM by Anton Gurevich
"The Young Assasin" Melvin Guillard made a huge statement at Fight for the Troops 2, with an impressive knockout victory over Evan Dunham in the first round. Guillard's sharp striking gave him the edge in the fight, as Evan Dunham struggled to keep the pace with the Greg Jackson's product. Melvin Guillard managed to defend well Dunham's takedown attempts, which gave him an opportunity to execute his stand-up gameplan.
Melvin Guillard managed to stun Evan Dunham with a powerful punch, which was followed by a vicious knee strikes that forced the referee to stop the contest at 2:02 of Round 1. Guillard delivered an illegal knee (on downed opponent) in process, but Evan Dunham was already out without any chance to come back to the fight.
It was Melvin Guillard's fourth consecutive victory. "The Young Assasin" is currently 27-8-2 in his MMA career, and surely in the mix of the stacked UFC Lightweight division.