With UFC 101 still several months away, the promotion has already started to put together some of the matchups on the card. On Monday, MMAWeekly.com confirmed that a lightweight bout between
The bout was confirmed by sources close to the fight who indicated the fight has been agreed to on the date of Aug. 8 with bout agreements to follow shortly.
Tavares steps into UFC 101 with a record inside the Octagon of 4-3 with his last fight being a victory over former
The American Top Team fighter will look to find footing in a very crowded lightweight division as he takes on the very heavy handed Guillard in what will likely be a preliminary fight on the card.
Guillard will return in August, and at that point will have been out of action for more than a year, with his last fight coming in July 2008 over German fighter
Now the Louisiana native returns to fight another very tough Brazilian product in Tavares.
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