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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon is joined by Victor Rodriguez & Eddie Mercado to talk about all the face punching about to go down on Friday, August 28th in Temecula, California as the "Young Assassin" Melvin Guillard makes his Bellator debut against Brandon Girtz.

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Bellator is the only major show in town this weekend, with an action fight card set for this Friday night. Headlining will be longtime UFC vet and Bellator newcomer, Melvin Guillard, fresh off a rocky year under the World Series of Fighting banner. Guillard will take on relatively unknown lightweight Brandon Girtz. In the co-main, former two time Bellator lightweight tournament finalist Patricky Freire looks to rebound from a loss last year to current title challenger Marcin Held. He'll be meeting longtime Bellator lightweight Saad Awad who is on his own three fight win streak.

The main card also features two notable heavyweight debuts as former UFC contestant Justin Wren makes his return after five years away from MMA and the giant "Dream Killer" Lorenzo Hood takes on Rafael Butler. And that's not even mentioning WMMA all time great Marloes Coenen fighting Arlene Blencowe to headline the prelims. A lot of fun action fights to fill the MMA shaped hole in your heart.

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Here's a look at the current Bellator 141 card as it stands:

Spike TV Card
Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz
Patricky Freire vs. Saad Awad
Lorenzo Hood vs. Raphael Butler
Justin Wren vs. Josh Burns
Online Prelims
AJ Matthews vs. Emiliano Sordi
Marloes Coenen vs. Arlene Blencowe
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Maria Rios
AJ McKee Jr. vs. James Barnes
Curtis Millender vs. Steven Ciaccio
Adrienna Jenkins vs. Lissette Neri
Johnny Cisneros vs. Gabriel Miglioli