TEMECULA, Calif. (August 28, 2015) – Brandon Girtz pulls off the upset and gains a victory over Melvin Guillard.
Bellator 141 takes place at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif. Melvin Guillard is coming off a rough 1-2 record in 2014 and will be competing for the first time in 2015 tonight. His opponent, Bradon Girtz, is a 12-4 lightweight who will be looking to upset Guillard as a +250 betting underdog.
Girtz opened up the first round with a hard shot which stunned Guillard, allowing for a pair of easy takedowns. The remainder of the round saw Girtz controlling Guillard from the top, landing ground and pound and advancing position.
Although the second and third frame were slightly more competitive, with Guillard almost finishing Girtz in the third; the underdog managed to avoid the offense of Guillard and controlled effectively with his superior wrestling.
Video highlights of the bout can be found below.