Clay Guida

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Clayton Guida
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BornClayton Guida
(1981-12-08) December 8, 1981 (age 37)
Round Lake, Illinois, United States[1]
Other namesThe Carpenter
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[2]
Weight155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
DivisionLightweight (2003–2013, 2017–present)
Featherweight (2013–2016)
Reach70 in (178 cm)[2]
Fighting out ofJohnsburg, Illinois, United States[3]
TeamTeam Alpha Male[4]
Years active2003–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout7
By submission13
By decision14
By knockout2
By submission9
By decision6
UniversityWilliam Rainey Harper College
Notable relativesJason Guida (brother)
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Clayton "Clay" Guida (/ˈɡwdə/; born December 8, 1981) is an American professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to the UFC competing in the Lightweight division.[5] A professional competitor since 2003, Guida also formerly competed for Strikeforce, the WEC, King of the Cage, and Shooto. Guida was the inaugural Strikeforce Lightweight Champion. He is the younger brother of fellow mixed martial artist, Jason Guida.


Born and raised in Illinois into an Italian family, Guida began wrestling at the age of five and was a three-sport athlete at Johnsburg High School. He continued his wrestling career for NJCAA Harper College, where he won a national championship in 2001 and competed at 149 lbs.[6]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Guida made his professional debut in the summer of 2003, losing via rear-naked choke in the first round. After compiling a record of 3-3, he then won his next 15 consecutive fights before losing via submission at a King of the Cage event in February 2006. Guida was then signed by Strikeforce and fought a month later against Josh Thomson for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship. Guida won via unanimous decision, before losing to the then-undefeated Gilbert Melendez. After losing his next bout overseas in Japan via submission, Guida was signed by Zuffa and the WEC, making his promotional debut at WEC 23. He won via unanimous decision. With an overall record of 20-6, Guida was signed by the UFC.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Guida was successful in his UFC debut, submitting Justin James in the second round at UFC 64.[8]

Guida lost a unanimous decision to Din Thomas at UFC Fight Night: Evans vs. Salmon in his second UFC outing.[9]

Guida garnered attention for his three-round split decision loss to Tyson Griffin at UFC 72.[10]

At UFC 74 Guida rebounded from his two consecutive losses, taking a split decision over PRIDE veteran Marcus Aurélio.[11]

Guida was defeated by Roger Huerta at The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale via rear-naked choke in the 3rd round after clearly winning the first 2 rounds.[12]

Guida returned to his winning ways at UFC Fight Night 13, where he defeated UFC newcomer Samy Schiavo via TKO at 4:15 of the first round.[13]

In a bout at UFC Fight Night 15, he defeated Mac Danzig via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).[14]

Guida defeated Ultimate Fighter winner Nate Diaz via split decision at UFC 94.[15]

His next fight was against Diego Sanchez, at The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale which he lost by split decision.[16] The fight had a frantic pace in which Guida weathered a ferocious striking offensive from Sanchez, with a seemingly endless barrage of punches and a brutal headkick which dropped Guida in the first round. This bout went on to win Fight of the Night honors.[17] The fight would later make #13 on the "100 Greatest UFC fights" list.[18]

Despite his status as an up-and-coming UFC fighter he was not included in the UFC 2009 Undisputed video game due to technical issues caused by his long hair. He was even offered $10,000[19] by Dana White to cut it, but he refused.[20]

On December 12, 2009 he fought Kenny Florian at UFC 107. In the second round of a bloody fight, Guida was dropped by a right hand and lost via rear-naked choke.[21]

Guida was expected to face Sean Sherk on March 21, 2010 at UFC LIVE: Vera vs. Jones,[22] but Sherk was forced off the card with an injury. Shannon Gugerty stepped up to become Guida's new opponent on the preliminary section of the event.[23] At UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones Guida defeated Shannon Gugerty at 3:40 of round 2 by way of arm-triangle choke,[24] ending Guida's two fight losing streak along with winning his first UFC Submission of the Night award.[25]

Guida then faced Rafael dos Anjos on August 7, 2010 at UFC 117.[26] Guida appeared to injure the jaw of dos Anjos in the first round with a hook and would go on to defeat dos Anjos by submission (jaw injury) after dos Anjos tapped from the pressure being applied to his jaw while Guida had head-and-arm control.[27]

Guida defeated Takanori Gomi on January 1, 2011 at UFC 125 by submission due to a guillotine choke in round two,[28] his third consecutive submission victory which also earned him Submission of the Night honors.[29]

Guida next defeated former #1 Lightweight contender Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) on June 4, 2011 at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale.[30]

Guida faced Benson Henderson on November 12, 2011 at UFC on Fox 1.[31] Guida lost a hard fought decision after three rounds.[32]

Guida faced Gray Maynard on June 22, 2012 at UFC on FX 4.[33] Guida lost to Maynard via split decision .[34]

For his next fight, Guida moved down to the featherweight division and faced Hatsu Hioki on January 26, 2013 at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson.[35] Despite being outstruck by Hioki for the majority of the fight, Guida was able to take Hioki down multiple times using a strong top game and avoid Hioki's submission attempts from the bottom. Guida defeated Hioki via split decision.[36]

Guida was expected to face Chad Mendes on April 20, 2013 at UFC on Fox 7.[37] However it was revealed on March 15 that Guida had pulled out of the bout citing an injury.[38]

A rescheduled bout with Mendes took place on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164.[39] After a close first and second round, Guida was defeated by Mendes via TKO by punches, marking the first time ever in his career that he was finished by strikes.[40]

Guida faced Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 39.[41] He won the fight by unanimous decision,[42] in a performance that earned both participants Fight of the Night honors.[43]

Guida faced Dennis Bermudez on July 26, 2014 at UFC on Fox 12.[44] He lost the bout via submission in the second round.

Guida faced Robbie Peralta on April 4, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 63.[45] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[46]

Guida faced Thiago Tavares on November 7, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 77.[47] He lost the fight due to a guillotine choke submission early in the first round.[48]

Guida faced Brian Ortega on June 4, 2016 at UFC 199.[49] He lost the fight via KO in the third round.[50]

Guida next faced Erik Koch at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee on June 25, 2017.[51] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[52]

Guida faced Joe Lauzon on November 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis. He won via TKO in the first round.[53]

Guida was expected to face Bobby Green on June 9, 2018 at UFC 225.[54] However, Green pulled out of the bout, citing an injury and was replaced by Charles Oliveira [55] Guida lost the fight via guillotine choke submission in the first round.[56]

Guida next faced former two-division UFC champion B.J. Penn on May 11, 2019 at UFC 237.[57] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[58]

On June 28, 2019 it was announced that the fight between Guida and Diego Sanchez at The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale, where Sanchez defeat Guida by split decision, on June 20, 2009, will be honored to enter the UFC Hall of Fame during the international fight July 2019.[59]

Guida is expected to face Jim Miller on August 3, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 5.[60]


Clay Guida starred in a National commercial for SafeAuto Insurance. The commercial was filmed in Columbus, Ohio in April 2011. Guida is one of several fighters who represents the SafeAuto Fight Team.[61]

Guida is managed by VFD Sports Marketing, a sports marketing company that focuses on UFC athletes.[62]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
53 matches 35 wins 18 losses
By knockout 7 2
By submission 13 9
By decision 14 6
Unknown 1 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 35–18 B.J. Penn Decision (unanimous) UFC 237 May 11, 2019 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Loss 34–18 Charles Oliveira Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 225 June 9, 2018 1 2:28 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win 34–17 Joe Lauzon TKO (punches and elbows) UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis November 11, 2017 1 1:07 Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Win 33–17 Erik Koch Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee June 25, 2017 3 5:00 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States Return to Lightweight.
Loss 32–17 Brian Ortega KO (knee) UFC 199 June 4, 2016 3 4:40 Inglewood, California, United States
Loss 32–16 Thiago Tavares Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 November 7, 2015 1 0:39 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 32–15 Robbie Peralta Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas April 4, 2015 3 5:00 Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Loss 31–15 Dennis Bermudez Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown July 26, 2014 2 2:57 San Jose, California, United States
Win 31–14 Tatsuya Kawajiri Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson April 11, 2014 3 5:00 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Fight of the Night.
Loss 30–14 Chad Mendes TKO (punches) UFC 164 August 31, 2013 3 0:30 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win 30–13 Hatsu Hioki Decision (split) UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson January 26, 2013 3 5:00 Chicago, Illinois, United States Featherweight debut.
Loss 29–13 Gray Maynard Decision (split) UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida June 22, 2012 5 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 29–12 Benson Henderson Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs. dos Santos November 12, 2011 3 5:00 Anaheim, California, United States UFC Lightweight title eliminator. Fight of the Night.
Win 29–11 Anthony Pettis Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos Finale June 4, 2011 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 28–11 Takanori Gomi Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 125 January 1, 2011 2 4:27 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Submission of the Night.
Win 27–11 Rafael dos Anjos Submission (jaw injury) UFC 117 August 7, 2010 3 1:51 Oakland, California, United States
Win 26–11 Shannon Gugerty Submission (arm-triangle choke) UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones March 21, 2010 2 3:40 Broomfield, Colorado, United States Submission of the Night.
Loss 25–11 Kenny Florian Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 107 December 12, 2009 2 2:19 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Loss 25–10 Diego Sanchez Decision (split) The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale June 20, 2009 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Fight of the Night. Fight of the Year (2009).
Win 25–9 Nate Diaz Decision (split) UFC 94 January 31, 2009 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Fight of the Night.
Win 24–9 Mac Danzig Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Neer September 17, 2008 3 5:00 Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Win 23–9 Samy Schiavo TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Lauzon April 2, 2008 1 4:15 Broomfield, Colorado, United States
Loss 22–9 Roger Huerta Submission (rear-naked choke) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs Team Serra Finale December 8, 2007 3 0:51 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Fight of the Night.
Win 22–8 Marcus Aurélio Decision (split) UFC 74 August 25, 2007 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 21–8 Tyson Griffin Decision (split) UFC 72 June 16, 2007 3 5:00 Belfast, Northern Ireland Fight of the Night.
Loss 21–7 Din Thomas Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Evans vs Salmon January 25, 2007 3 5:00 Hollywood, Florida, United States
Win 21–6 Justin James Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 64 October 14, 2006 2 4:42 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Submission of the Night.
Win 20–6 Joe Martin Decision (unanimous) WEC 23 August 17, 2006 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Loss 19–6 Yusuke Endo Submission (armbar) Shooto 2006: 7/21 in Korakuen Hall July 21, 2006 1 2:47 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 19–5 Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) Strikeforce: Revenge June 9, 2006 5 5:00 San Jose, California, United States Lost the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship.
Win 19–4 Josh Thomson Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie March 10, 2006 5 5:00 San Jose, California, United States Won the inaugural Strikeforce Lightweight Championship.
Loss 18–4 Tristan Yunker Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC: Redemption on the River February 17, 2006 1 1:17 Moline, Illinois, United States
Win 18–3 Joe Jordan Decision (unanimous) Xtreme Fighting Organization 8 December 10, 2005 3 5:00 Lakemoor, Illinois, United States
Win 17–3 Jeff Carsten TKO (injury) Ironheart Crown 9: Purgatory November 19, 2005 1 3:01 Hammond, Indiana, United States
Win 16–3 Dave Cochran Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC: Xtreme Edge September 17, 2005 1 2:26 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Win 15–3 John Strawn Submission (arm-triangle choke) Xtreme Fighting Organization 7 August 27, 2005 2 3:12 Island Lake, Illinois, United States
Win 14–3 Jay Estrada Submission (rear-naked choke) Combat Do Fighting Challenge 4 August 13, 2005 1 3:42 Cicero, Illinois, United States
Win 13–3 Bart Palaszewski Decision (unanimous) Xtreme Fighting Organization 6: Judgement Day June 25, 2005 3 5:00 Lakemoor, Illinois, United States
Win 12–3 Alonzo Martinez Submission (arm-triangle choke) Xtreme Kage Kombat: Des Moines May 20, 2005 3 3:22 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 11–3 Chris Mickle Decision (unanimous) Xtreme Kage Kombat: Des Moines May 20, 2005 3 5:00 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 10–3 Alex Carter Submission (punches) Combat Do Fighting Challenge 3 May 14, 2005 1 2:54 Cicero, Illinois, United States
Win 9–3 Brandon Adamson Submission (rear-naked choke) Xtreme Fighting Organization 5 March 19, 2005 1 3:02 Lakemoor, Illinois, United States
Win 8–3 Billy Guardiola Submission (ankle lock) Combat Do Fighting Challenge 2 February 5, 2005 1 N/A Cicero, Illinois, United States
Win 7–3 Dennis Davis KO (knee) MMA Mexico Day 2 December 18, 2004 1 N/A Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
Win 6–3 Vito Woods Submission (guillotine choke) Xtreme Fighting Organization 4 December 3, 2004 2 1:19 McHenry, Illinois, United States
Win 5–3 Randy Hauer TKO (punches) Extreme Challenge 60 November 12, 2004 1 2:25 Medina, Minnesota, United States
Win 4–3 Billy Guardiola Submission (ankle lock) Combat Do Fighting Challenge 1 October 23, 2004 1 N/A Cicero, Illinois, United States
Loss 3–3 Gabe Lemley Submission (armbar) Xtreme Fighting Organization 2: New Blood June 26, 2004 2 0:33 Fontana, Wisconsin, United States
Win 3–2 Jed Deno Submission (choke) Ultimate Combat Sports 2: Battle at the Barn May 1, 2004 1 3:35 Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Win 2–2 Shawn Nolan N/A Xtreme Kage Kombat: Clash in Curtiss 5 April 3, 2004 N/A N/A Curtiss, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 1–2 Dan Duke N/A Xtreme Kage Kombat: Clash in Curtiss 5 April 3, 2004 N/A N/A Curtiss, Wisconsin, United States
Win 1–1 Adam Bass Submission (rear-naked choke) Xtreme Fighting Organization 1: The Kickoff March 14, 2004 1 2:53 Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 0–1 Adam Copenhaver Submission (rear-naked choke) Silverback Classic 17 July 26, 2003 1 N/A Ottawa, Illinois, United States


Guida is a fan of the Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs.[65] Guida is also a die hard Grateful Dead fan. He attended the GD50 Grateful Dead reunion shows.

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New championship 1st Strikeforce Lightweight Champion
March 10, 2006 – June 9, 2006
Succeeded by
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