Melvin Guillard was hoping for a rematch with Joe Lauzon, but instead he will face a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt at UFC 148.

Guillard will face Team Black House fighter Fabricio ‘Morango’ Camoes on the July 7 card in Las Vegas.

Sources close to the fight confirmed the bout to MMAWeekly.com on Thursday. The UFC’s Brasil Twitter account also confirmed the fight via Portal do Vale Tudo.

Some fighters will say every fight is a must win in the UFC, but for Melvin Guillard he wants to avoid three losses in a row at all costs.

Guillard lost back-to-back fights to Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller, but now with his full training camp being locked down at the Blackzilian team in Florida, the former Ultimate Fighter veteran looks to get in the win column this time as he heads to UFC 148.

Taking on Guillard at UFC 148 will be Brazilian Fabricio Camoes, who looks to earn his fourth victory in a row when he fights in July.

Camoes left the UFC after a loss to Kurt Pellegrino in 2010, but fired back with two straight wins including a victory over former Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero.

The two wins prompted his return to the UFC where he took out Jorge Gurgel student Tommy Hayden at UFC on FX 1 and now he’ll try to keep the momentum going when he takes on Guillard in July.

Follow @DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon Martin.
For more
UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. dos Santos Draws Sellout Crowd to Zagreb Arena

  • 20 days ago
  • 10 views

UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. dos Santos gate and attendance numbers from Zagreb, Croatia. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 86 draws announced 13,177 fans for $549,000 live gate in Croatia

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 views

ZAGREB, Croatia – Today’s UFC Fight Night 86 event drew an announced attendance of 13,177 for a live gate of $549,000 US.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night Tampa Free Fight: Glover Teixeira Knocks Out Ryan Bader

  • 18 days ago
  • 8 views

Glover Teixeira squared off with Ryan Bader, hoping to extend his 18 fight win streak to 19. Knocking Bader out won him a shot at the light heavyweight title. read news >>

UFC on FOX 19 attendance: Event draws 11,273 for $1.057 million live gate

  • 14 days ago
  • 7 views

TAMPA, Fla. – Tonight's UFC on FOX 19 event drew an announced attendance of 11,273 and a live gate of $1,057,000. UFC President Dana White announced the figures at the post-event press conference, wh read news >>

John Dodson Hoping for Quick Return, Eyes T.J. Dillashaw Rematch

  • 10 days ago
  • 12 views

After knocking out Manny Gamburyan in his return to the bantamweight division, John Dodson wants to return as quick as possible, eyeing a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw. read news >>

Beal vs. Yamamoto Heads to Ottawa

  • 9 days ago
  • 0 views

Hoping to snap a two-fight losing streak in Ottawa, former Ultimate Fighter standout Chris Beal will face Japanese superstar Kid Yamamoto in a bantamweight bout at TD Place Arena on June 18. read news >>

UFC 197 attendance: Event draws 11,352 fans for $2.3 million live gate in Las Vegas

  • 7 days ago
  • 1 views

LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 197 event drew an announced attendance of 11,352 fans for a live gate of $2.3 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>