Melvin Guillard Meets Jamie Varner at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale

Written by Tom Ngo
November 1st, 2012

UFC Lightweight Melvin Guillard

On Thursday evening, a lightweight shootout between Melvin Guillard (Pictured) and Jamie Varner was added to “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” lineup.

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the December 15th festivities.

Both 155-pounders are looking to bounce back from disappointing losses. Guillard was last seen unconscious on the canvas after buddy Donald Cerrone knocked him out at UFC 150.

“The Young Assassin” has dropped three of his last four fights.

Varner, meanwhile, was submitted by Joe Lauzon this past August at “UFC on FOX 4.” He’s victorious in three of his last four scraps.

Another lightweight contest between John Cofer and Mike Rio was also added to the show.

Here is the card’s current roster:

John Cofer vs. Mike Rio

Johnny Bedford vs. Marcos Vinicius

Reuben Duran vs. Hugo Viana

Rustam Khabilov vs. Vinc Pichel

Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian

Nick Catone vs. T.J. Waldburger

Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins

Mike Pyle vs. James Head

Jamie Varner vs. Melvin Guillard

Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario

TUF 16 welterweight finalist #1 vs. TUF 16 welterweight finalist #2

Roy Nelson vs. Shane Carwin

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