Clay Collard

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Clay Collard
Born (1993-03-10) March 10, 1993 (age 25)
Payson, Utah, United States
Other names Cassius
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Featherweight
Lightweight
Reach 73.0 in (185 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Price, Utah, United States
Team The Pit Elevated Fight Team
Years active 2011–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 24
Wins 16
By knockout 9
By submission 3
By decision 4
Losses 7
By knockout 1
By submission 2
By decision 4
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Clay Collard (born March 10, 1993) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Lightweight division. A professional competitor since 2011, he has formerly competed for the UFC.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Collard made his promotional debut on August 23, 2014 as a short notice replacement against Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night 49, replacing an injured Mirsad Bektic.[2] Collard lost the fight via TKO in the third round.[3]

Collard next faced Alex White on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181.[4] Collard won the fight via unanimous decision.[5]

Collard faced Gabriel Benítez on June 13, 2015 at UFC 188.[6] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[7]

Collard was expected to face Andre Fili on September 5, 2015 at UFC 191.[8] However, Fili was forced out of the bout with injury and replaced by Tiago Trator.[9] Collard lost the fight by split decision.[10]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Showdown Fights
    • Showdown Fights Lightweight Championship (One time)

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 16–7 (1) Carson Gregory Submission (Triangle Choke) SteelFist Fight Night 57 - Friday the 13th April 13, 2018 2 3:07 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Win 15–7 (1) Troy Dennison TKO (punches) SteelFist Fight Night 55: Opposites Attack January 13, 2018 1 0:46 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States Won SteelFist Fight Night Lightweight Championship.
Loss 14–7 (1) Tiago Trator Decision (split) UFC 191 September 5, 2015 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 14–6 (1) Gabriel Benítez Decision (unanimous) UFC 188 June 13, 2015 3 5:00 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 14–5 (1) Alex White Decision (unanimous) UFC 181 December 6, 2014 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 13–5 (1) Max Holloway TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos August 23, 2014 3 3:47 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Catchweight (149 lbs) bout.
Win 13–4 (1) Nick Compton Decision (unanimous) Showdown Fights 14: Heavyweight Collision June 28, 2014 3 5:00 Orem, Utah, United States
Win 12–4 (1) Jason Brenton Decision (unanimous) Showdown Fights 13: Lopez vs. Castillo January 24, 2014 3 5:00 Orem, Utah, United States Featherweight debut.
Win 11–4 (1) Justin Buchholz Decision (split) Showdown Fights 12: Buchholz vs. Collard 2 September 28, 2013 5 5:00 Orem, Utah, United States Won the Showdown Fights Lightweight Championship.
NC 10–4 (1) Jordan Clements No Contest Showdown Fights 10: Collard vs. Clements February 8, 2013 2 2:08 Orem, Utah, United States Originally a TKO win for Collard; overturned after he failed a drug test.
Win 10–4 Steve Sharp TKO (punches) Showdown Fights 9: Buchholz vs. Castillo November 16, 2012 2 4:44 Orem, Utah, United States
Loss 9–4 Justin Buchholz Submission (guillotine choke) Showdown Fights 8: Burkman vs. Yager August 25, 2012 3 1:35 Orem, Utah, United States
Win 9–3 Steve Walser TKO (punches) Showdown Fights 7: Uprising May 4, 2012 1 0:44 Orem, Utah, United States
Win 8–3 Scott Casey Submission (rear-naked choke) Rocky Mountain Fight Championships 3 March 24, 2012 1 4:36 Vernal, Utah, United States
Win 7–3 Dustin Collins TKO (retirement) Rocky Mountain Fight Championships 2 January 14, 2012 1 5:00 Vernal, Utah, United States
Win 6–3 Luke Pierce TKO (punches) Flash Academy MMA: Fight Night Explosion November 26, 2011 1 2:47 Price, Utah, United States
Win 5–3 Drayton Woods Submission (rear-naked choke) Crown Fighting Championships 4 October 29, 2011 1 3:07 St. George, Utah, United States
Loss 4–3 David Castillo Decision (unanimous) Jeremy Horn's Elite Fight Night 14 September 30, 2011 3 5:00 Lehi, Utah, United States
Loss 4–2 Oliver Parker Decision (unanimous) Moab Combat Sports: Red Rock Rumble 4 September 24, 2011 3 5:00 Moab, Utah, United States
Win 4–1 Kyle Herrera TKO (corner stoppage) Fight King: Fight for the Cops August 17, 2011 3 1:54 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Loss 3–1 Jose Salgado Submission (rear-naked choke) Crown Fighting Championships 3 June 18, 2011 2 2:38 St. George, Utah, United States
Win 3–0 Kevin Hamby Jacobson TKO (punches) Flash Academy MMA: Mayhem & Motocross MMA Fight Night May 14, 2011 1 1:10 Price, Utah, United States
Win 2–0 Kaifah Detoles TKO (punches) Fight Kings 7: No Mercy April 2, 2011 2 2:02 Vernal, Utah, United States
Win 1–0 Daniel Ruiz TKO (punches) Moab Combat Sports: Red Rock Rumble 3 March 26, 2011 1 2:11 Moab, Utah, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fight Card - UFC 188 Velasquez vs. Werdum". UFC.com. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ Staff (2014-08-18). "Mirsad Bektic out, newcomer Clay Collard meets Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night 49". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  3. ^ Fox Sports. "Max Holloway puts away late replacement Clay Collard by 3rd round TKO". FOX Sports. 
  4. ^ MMA Fighting Newswire (October 16, 2014). "Alex White vs. Clay Collard set for UFC 181". mmafighting.com. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ "UFC 181 Results: Clay Collard Outstrikes Alex White In Entertaining Scrap". FanSided. 
  6. ^ Jason Floyd (2015-03-28). "Clay Collard vs. Gabriel Benitez set for UFC 188". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-03-28. 
  7. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2015-06-13). "UFC 188 results: Mexico's Gabriel Benitez batters Clay Collard for unanimous decision". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  8. ^ Staff (2015-08-06). "UFC 191 adds Andre Fili vs. Clay Collard". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-08-06. 
  9. ^ Staff (2015-08-13). "Tiago Trator replaces Andre Fili, meets Clay Collard at UFC 191". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-08-13. 
  10. ^ Steven Marrocco (2015-09-05). "UFC 191 results, highlights: Tiago Trator gets past Clay Collard with close split decision". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 

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