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UFC on FX Live Blog: Melvin Guillard vs. Jim Miller Updates

Melvin Guillard faces Jim Miller at UFC on FX 1.This is the UFC on FX live blog for Melvin Guillard vs. Jim Miller, the main event of tonight's fight card from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Guillard (29-9-2) had a five-fight UFC win streak snapped last October against Joe Lauzon at UFC 136. Miller (20-3) had a seven-fight UFC win streak end when he lost to Ben Henderson last August at UFC on Versus.

The live blog is below.


UFC president Dana White joins announcer Jon Anik to promote the upcoming Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit pay-per-view. Without Baba O'Riley blasting in the background, White and Anik manage to speak without yelling.

Miller enters first to the tune of Creedence Clearwater Revival's Bad Moon Rising. Guillard follows with sunglasses walking out to dance music, a sharp departure from his past choices of hip hop songs.

Herb Dean will referee this lightweight main event.

Round 1: Miller presses the action. Miller lands a left hook, but it doesn't seem to bother Guillard. Guillard jumps with a knee that misses. Guilard throws another flying knee. He must be looking to catch Miller shooting. Guillard follows the knee with a left hook that floors Miller. Miller attempts to clinch as he tries to regain his compulsure. Miller has a bloodied nose and we're only a minute in. Guillard throws a high kick that's blocked. Another high kick is blocked by MIller's left arm. Miller closes the distance and presses Guillard against the cage. Guillard throws an upward knee and MIller backs off. Guillard throws a straight right and MIller answers with a right hand of his own. Guillard tries to time another jumping knee but Miller avoids it and scores the takedown. MIller scrambles and jumps on a Guillard standing to take his back. Miller brings Guillard to the ground and tightens Guillard's body with a triangle. Miller forces Guillard to tap to a rear-naked choke, completing an impressive comeback victory.

Miller wins via submission - Round 1, 2:04

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