melvin guillardEven though The Ultimate Fighter Season 9 just started matches have already been booked for the TUF finale on June 20th, 2009 from The Pearl in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC has already scheduled 2 fights; Nate Diaz taking on Joe Stevenson, both coming off of loses against the fighters in the main event, Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida

Rumors around the MMA industry have Melvin Guillard agreeing to battle brazilian jiu jitsu expert Thiago Tavares in an exciting lightweight battle. These 6 fighters are all the face of the deep lightweight division and expect the winners to be thrust right into title contention.

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