August 4, 1977 |
Island Lake, Illinois (former)
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||213.5 lb (96.8 kg; 15.25 st)|
|Division||Heavyweight (2006-2008; 2010)
Light Heavyweight (2003; 2005-present)
|Reach||77.0 in (196 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Schaumburg, Illinois|
|Team||Midwest Training Center (2003-present)
Jackson's Submission Fighting (2011-2014; occasionally)
Team Alpha Male (2016)
|Rank||NJCAA Division III in Wrestling
blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Occupation||Oil Refinery Operator - Enbridge (2011-present)|
|Notable relatives||Clay Guida, brother|
|Notable school(s)||William Rainey Harper College (class of 2001)|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Jason Guida (born August 4, 1977) is an American professional mixed martial artist who most recently competed for Bellator. A professional competitor since 2003, he has fought for ShoXC, the WEC, KSW, Adrenaline MMA and World Extreme Fighting. Jason is the older brother of Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Clay Guida.
Mixed martial arts career
Guida appeared on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir and was eliminated in the first episode for failing to make the 206 lb weight limit by one pound.
Following this, as a last minute replacement for Ken Shamrock, Guida faced former WWE pro wrestling star Bobby Lashley. Guida lost via unanimous decision. Before his bout with Lashley, he and Guida got in a scuffle at a pre-fight press conference that had to be broken up by Roy Jones Jr..
Guida then suffered losses to UFC veteran Jeremy Horn and top Chechen contender Mamed Khalidov, but overcame his losing streak with a knockout win over former UFC fighter Logan Clark, ending the fight with a barrage of punches in the first round in Clark's hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.
In 2009 Jason was set to take on 2011 ADCC World Championship Nottingham Gold Medalist and current UFC fighter, Vinny Magalhães in the main event of "Carolina Crown 2" as a late replacement for Lance Evans, the brother of UFC star Rashad Evans. He later dropped out of the fight due to a lower back injury sustained during training, he was replaced by Bellator fighter Chris Davis.
In 2010, Guida then tried out for The Ultimate Fighter 12 in the Light Heavyweight division but was unsuccessful when the Light Heavyweights were cut before the season started in favor of a Lightweight only season.
Guida stepped in as a replacement and fought Justin Lemke at Bellator 29 in a 210 lb catchweight bout and his Bellator debut. Guida weighed in 5 lbs over the catchweight limit and the fight was changed to a 215 lb catchweight bout.
On November 16, 2012 Guida was scheduled to make his return against former UFC veteran Jason Brilz in the main event of Disorderly Conduct 13. The fight was later scrapped due to an injury Jason suffered training with Greg Jackson's MMA.
In 2016, Guida yet again was involved in a backstage scuffle, this time with UFC veteran Nate Diaz at UFC 199 after his brother Clay lost his fight against Brian Ortega via knockout, Jason became visibly upset after the end of Clay's fight before approaching Diaz backstage as he was preparing to enter a Q&A interview about his main event fight with Conor McGregor before Jason suddenly bull rushed Nate and pressed him up against a wall before Justin Buchholz and UFC staff intervened and separated the two of them.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|49 matches||19 wins||28 losses|
|Loss||19–28 (2)||Anthony Gomez||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 112||March 14, 2014||3||5:00||Hammond, Indiana||Catchweight bout (215 lbs).|
|Win||19–27 (2)||Keith Richards||TKO (punches)||C-3 Fights Fall Brawl||October 22, 2011||1||2:47||Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States|
|Loss||18–27 (2)||Sam Alvey||Decision (split)||NAFC: Bad Blood||November 24, 2010||3||5:00||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||18–26 (2)||Nick Rossborough||Decision (unanimous)||Chicago Cagefighting Championship||October 16, 2010||3||5:00||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||18–25 (2)||Justin Lemke||Decision (split)||Bellator 29||September 16, 2010||3||5:00||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States||215 lb Catchweight bout.|
|Loss||18–24 (2)||Jeff Monson||Submission (rear naked choke)||Elite Promotions: Monson vs Guida||August 21, 2010||2||3:04||Pompano Beach, Florida, United States||Heavyweight bout.|
|Loss||18–23 (2)||Mark George||TKO (injury)||PP: The Real Deal||January 15, 2010||2||1:33||Columbus, Georgia, United States||Heavyweight bout.|
|Win||18–22 (2)||Logan Clark||KO (punches)||Fight Nation: Guida vs. Clark||October 3, 2009||1||0:07||Rochester, Minnesota, United States|
|Loss||17–22 (2)||Jeremy Horn||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Arena Rumble: Guida vs. Horn||September 12, 2009||1||4:03||Spokane, Washington, United States|
|Loss||17–21 (2)||Bobby Lashley||Decision (unanimous)||SRP: March Badness||March 21, 2009||3||5:00||Pensacola, Florida, United States|
|Loss||17–20 (2)||Matt Sassolino||Decision (split)||C-3: Domination||November 22, 2008||3||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States||For C-3 Light Heavyweight Championship.|
|Loss||17–19 (2)||Mamed Khalidov||TKO (strikes)||ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series||October 10, 2008||2||4:53||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||17–18 (2)||Mike Russow||Submission (guillotine choke)||Adrenaline MMA: Guida vs Russow||June 14, 2008||1||2:13||Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States||Heavyweight bout.|
|Win||17–17 (2)||Cristiano Machado||Submission (guillotine choke)||Costa Rica Fights 9||March 16, 2007||2||0:18||Limón, Costa Rica|
|Win||16–17 (2)||Mike Van Meer||TKO (punches)||CFC 2: Explosion||March 10, 2007||1||0:40||Tinley Park, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||15–17 (2)||Travis Wiuff||Decision (unanimous)||XFO 14: Xtreme Fighting||December 9, 2006||3||5:00||Peoria, Illinois, United States||Heavyweight bout.|
|Loss||15–16 (2)||Terry Martin||KO||XFO 13: Operation Beatdown||November 11, 2006||3||0:08||Peoria, Illinois, United States||For XFO Light Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||15–15 (2)||Antony Rea||Decision (unanimous)||Absolute Fighting Championships 18||August 26, 2006||3||5:00||Boca Raton, Florida, United States||218 lb Catchweight bout.|
|Loss||14–15 (2)||Alex Stiebling||Decision (split)||WEC 22: The Hitmen||July 28, 2006||3||5:00||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Loss||14–14 (2)||Marvin Eastman||Decision (unanimous)||WEF: Orleans Arena||June 10, 2006||5||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||For WEF Light Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||14–13 (2)||Armondo Mena||TKO (punches)||Costa Rica Fights 6||May 20, 2006||1||2:54||Limón, Costa Rica|
|Win||13–13 (2)||Allen Vindas||Submission (armbar)||Costa Rica Fights 5||April 10, 2006||1||1:03||Limón, Costa Rica|
|Win||12–13 (2)||Marvin Eastman||Submission (guillotine choke)||WEF: Orleans Arena||April 1, 2006||3||2:07||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||11–13 (2)||William Hill||Decision (majority)||Total Fight Challenge 5||March 9, 2006||3||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||10–13 (2)||Vernon White||TKO (doctor stoppage)||WEC 18: Unfinished Business||January 13, 2006||1||5:00||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Loss||10–12 (2)||Adam Maciejewski||Decision (split)||Combat – Do Fighting Challenge 5||December 17, 2005||3||5:00||Hammond, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||10–11 (2)||Thales Leites||Submission (armbar)||Ultimate Warriors Combat 1||December 10, 2005||1||1:38||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Win||10–10 (2)||Pat Stano||KO (punch)||Euphoria: USA vs. Japan||November 5, 2005||1||3:05||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||9–10 (2)||Damir Mirenic||Decision||KSW IV: Konfrontacja||September 10, 2005||3||5:00||Warsaw, Poland|
|Loss||9–9 (2)||Jacek Buczko||Decision||KSW IV: Konfrontacja||September 10, 2005||3||5:00||Warsaw, Poland|
|Win||9–8 (2)||Ed Meyers||TKO (broken nose)||Combat: Do Fighting Challenge 4||August 13, 2005||1||0:19||Hammond, Illinois, United States|
|Win||8–8 (2)||Ron Faircloth||Submission (guillotine choke)||Madtown Throwdown 4||July 9, 2005||1||0:40||Madison, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||7–8 (2)||Eric Schafer||Submission (triangle choke)||XFO 6: Judgement Day||June 25, 2005||1||3:49||Lakemoor, Illinois, United States|
|Win||7–7 (2)||Leo Vargas||Submission (punches)||Combat: Do Fighting Challenge 3||May 14, 2005||1||4:40||Hammond, Illinois, United States|
|Win||6–7 (2)||Ron Fields||Technical Submission (rear naked choke)||SuperBrawl 40: Guida vs. Fields 2||April 30, 2005||3||4:05||Hammond, Illinois, United States|
|Win||5–7 (2)||Atte Backman||Submission (guillotine choke)||Fight Festival 14||April 9, 2005||1||1:54||Tampere, Finland||Return to Light Heavyweight.|
|Win||4–7 (2)||Ron Fields||Submission (rear naked choke)||XFO 5: Repent||March 19, 2005||3||3:10||Peoria, Illinois, United States||196 lb Catchweight bout.|
|Loss||3–7 (2)||Jorge Ortiz||Decision (split)||MMA Mexico 1||December 17, 2004||3||5:00||Mexico City, Mexico||Middleweight bout.|
|Win||3–6 (2)||Mark Wallen||Decision (split)||XFO 4: Asylum||December 3, 2004||3||5:00||McHenry, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||2–6 (2)||Tom Murphy||Submission (strikes)||Main Event – Indiana||November 6, 2004||3||3:46||Gary, Indiana, United States|
|Win||2–5 (2)||Justin Hutter||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Do Fighting Combat 1||October 23, 2004||1||0:45||Hammond, Illinois, United States|
|Win||1–5 (2)||Leo Sylvest||Submission (armbar)||XFO 3: Guida vs. Sylvest||October 2, 2004||1||2:55||Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||0–5 (2)||Rory Markham||Submission (armbar)||XFO 2: New Blood||June 26, 2004||2||0:58||Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||0–4 (2)||Steve Evan-Dau||TKO (doctor's stoppage)||XFO 1: The Kickoff||March 14, 2004||2||1:52||Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States||Guida could no longer see.|
|Loss||0–3 (2)||Nate Homme||Submission (triangle choke)||XKK 4: Clash In Curtiss||March 7, 2004||3||3:35||Curtiss, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||0–2 (2)||Jason Veach||TKO (cut)||Ironheart Crown||November 22, 2003||1||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States||Middleweight debut.|
|NC||0–1 (2)||Jorge Ortiz||No Contest (Pre-Fight Foul)||Ultimate Fighting Mexico||November 15, 2003||1||0:00||Monterrey, Mexico||Guida committed foul before first round.|
|NC||0–1 (1)||Steve Evan-Dau||No Contest (illegal strikes)||Extreme Challenge 4||October 12, 2003||3||2:51||Lakewood, Illinois, United States||Both fighters threw illegal strikes before a restart of position.|
|Loss||0–1||Adrian Serrano||Decision||Silverback Classic 17||July 26, 2003||3||5:00||Ottawa, Illinois, United States|
- "Jason Guida MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography". Sherdog.com. 1977-08-04. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- "Carolina Fight Promotions". Carolina Fight Promotions. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- "Sean McCorkle talks UFC release, Michael Douglas, Jason Guida, & more (Hilarious Interview)". YouTube. 2011-04-23. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- Critchfield, Tristen (2011-11-28). "After Respite, Elder Guida Rejuvenated From Jackson's MMA Training". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- "Bellator 112: Curran vs. Straus III Full Card". prommanow.com. February 4, 2014.