A report has surfaced that a lightweight bout between Nate Diaz and Melvin Guillard will headline or co-headline UFC Fight Night 19 on September 16th.
Melvin Guillard is coming off of a controversial split decision win over Gleison Tibau at the Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale. Guillard is an explosive fighter who many people feel has failed to live up to his potential. The Ultimate Fighter 2 cast member has been in constant trouble outside of the ring. However, with a win under his belt is now appears Melvin is back on track.
Nate Diaz is coming off of a loss to Joe Stevenson at the same event. With back to back losses to his name Diaz;s back is against the wall and needs a win. The Ultimate Fighter 5 winner has tons of potential and is a dangerous opponent on the ground. It seem obvious that Diaz will look to take Guillard down and look for a submission.
UFC Fight Night 19 will take place September 16th and will air on SPIKE. The event is expected to be headlined by the Diaz vs. Guillard bout as well as the lightweight bout between Gray Maynard and Roger Huerta. Following the UFC Fight Night, the Ultimate Fighter Season 10: Heavyweights willd ebut on SPIKE.