|Born||Guido Martín Cannetti Álvarez|
December 19, 1979
Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Other names||El Ninja|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg)|
Featherweight (2007–2010, 2012–2013)
|Reach||68 in (173 cm)|
|Fighting out of||San Antonio de Padua, Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Team||Team Alpha Male|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Guido Martín Cannetti Álvarez (born December 19, 1979) is an Argentine mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He also has competed in the Featherweight and Lightweight divisions before joining the UFC.
Mixed martial arts career
Guido Cannetti became a professional mixed martial arts fighter in 2007. He won his MMA debut fight by submitting Santiago Terbalca in a Featherweight bout. On his second fight, he defeated Enrique Chimeyo to remain unbeaten. For his next fight, Cannetti moved up to Lightweight division in order to face Cristiano Marcello at the Bitetti Combat 8 event in Brazil. He lost the fight via first-round submission.
Cannetti returned from his loss and entered in a four-fight winning streak by defeating Benjamín Arroyo. He was expected to face up David "Escorpión" Ibérico in a Conviction MMA event to be held in Argentina. On July 7, 2012, the promotion announced that Ibérico withdrew from the fight after suffering a shoulder injury. Cannetti instead faced Jack Guzmán in a bout that marked his return to Featherweight division. He won the fight via first-round knockout. Then he defeated Bellator MMA and WEC veteran Rafael Dias in just 11 seconds in a fight that marked his return to Brazil.
Guido Cannetti moved down to Bantamweight division to enter the Jackson's MMA academy. He defeated Eliazar Rodriguez in a bout that closed his four-fight winning streak before trying out for The Ultimate Fighter in 2014.
The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America
Over the course of the show, Cannetti was defeated in the first round of tournament by Marco Beltrán via majority decision after two rounds. Ecuadorian fighter and Team Werdum teammate Marlon Vera was withdrew the tournament after a skin infection and was replaced by Guido Cannetti. Cannetti was defeated by Alejandro Pérez in semi-finals of tournament via first-round knockout.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Cannetti was expected to face former TUF: Latin America opponent Marco Beltrán on November 5, 2016 at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale. However, he was pulled from the card after he was suspended by USADA and was replaced by Joe Soto.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|11 matches||8 wins||3 losses|
|Win||8–3||Diego Rivas||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Usman||May 19, 2018||3||5:00||Santiago, Chile|
|Loss||7–3||Kyung Ho Kang||Submission (triangle choke)||UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi||January 14, 2018||1||4:53||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||7–2||Hugo Viana||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 190||August 1, 2015||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||6–2||Henry Briones||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 180||November 15, 2014||2||1:44||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||6–1||Eliazar Rodriguez||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Jackson's MMA Series 11||August 10, 2013||1||4:29||Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States||Bantamweight debut.|
|Win||5–1||Rafael Dias||KO (punches)||Bitetti Combat 12||September 8, 2012||1||0:11||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Featherweight bout.|
|Win||4–1||Jack Guzman||TKO (punches)||Conviction MMA 3: Argentina vs. Peru||July 14, 2012||1||2:46||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||3–1||Benjamin Arroyo||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Contest MMA: Argentina vs. Chile||April 9, 2011||1||1:49||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Loss||2–1||Cristiano Marcello||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Bitetti Combat 8: 100 Years of Corinthians||December 4, 2010||1||1:52||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Enrique Chimeyo||TKO (punches)||Sin Piedad: Argentina vs. México||August 20, 2009||1||3:30||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||1–0||Santiago Terbalca||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Real Fights 3: Underground Fights||December 22, 2007||1||0:00||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
- "BIO de un Guerrero: Guido "Ninja" Cannetti". Comunidad MMA. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
- "Guido Cannetti". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved August 8, 2015.
- Jesse Holland (May 14, 2014). "The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): 'Latin America' cast revealed for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum'". MMA Mania. Retrieved May 14, 2014.
- Danny Downes (October 7, 2014). "The Ultimate Fighter Latin America: Episode 7 Recap". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
- Danny Downes (October 28, 2014). "The Ultimate Fighter Latin America: Episode 10 Recap". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
- Staff (2015-06-10). "Hugo Viana meets Guido Cannetti at August's UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-10.
- Matt Erickson (2015-08-01). "UFC 190 results: Guido Cannetti outworks Hugo Viana for unanimous decision". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
- Segura, Danny (2016-09-14). "Marco Beltran vs. Guido Cannetti 2 added to TUF: Latin America 3 Finale". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14.
- DNA, MMA. "Kyung Ho Kang keert terug na ruim 3 jaar afwezigheid tegen Guido Cannetti in St.Louis". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
- "UFC Fight Night 124 results: Kyung Ho Kang chokes out Guido Cannetti in first round". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-15. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
- "UFC officially announces May 19 event in Chile, five bouts". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
- "UFC Fight Night 129 results: Guido Cannetti outworks Chilean Diego Rivas for unpopular decision". MMAjunkie. 2018-05-20. Retrieved 2018-05-20.
- DNA, MMA (2018-09-09). "Argentijn Guido Cannetti vecht in geboortestad Buenos Aires tegen Marlon Vera". MMA DNA. Retrieved 2018-09-09.