MMAWeekly reported today UFC officials announced that verbal agreements are in place for Melvin Guillard to square off with Mac Danzig. The lightweight bout with potentially take place at UFC on Fox 8.

Guillard has gone 1-4 is in his last five fights. Three of those losses have been finishes, two by way of rear naked choke to Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon, and the other by knockout to former teammate Donald Cerrone. The fact that he has not been cut is surprising regardless of how much potential he possess.

Danzig has gone 4-6 in his last ten fights. His most recent fight was a split decision loss to Takanori Gomi last November.

With both fighters lacking success in their recent bouts, expect the loser of this fight to be cut.

UFC on Fox 8 is set to take place on July 27th, in Seattle, Washington.

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