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Who won Guida vs Madsen?
Mark O Madsen beat Clay Guida by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 34, on Saturday 21st August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 28-29, 29-28 in favor of winner Mark O Madsen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Guida vs Madsen stats
Clay Guida stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 20 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.
Mark O Madsen made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Madsen had advantage in power over Guida, with a 30% knock out percentage over Guida's 19%.
Clay Guida was the older man by 3 years, at 40 years old.
Madsen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Guida. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Guida was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 46 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 10 years and 2 months earlier than Madsen, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 104 more professional rounds, 128 to Madsen's 24.
Guida's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Madsen's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.