Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Guida vs Puelles?
Claudio Puelles beat Clay Guida by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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 Puelles stats
Clay Guida stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 21 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Claudio Puelles made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Guida had a slight advantage in power over Puelles, with a 19% knock out percentage over Puelles' 18%.
Clay Guida was the older man by 14 years, at 40 years old.
Puelles had a height advantage of 4 inches over Guida. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Guida was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 45 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 9 years and 11 months earlier than Puelles, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 95 more professional rounds, 128 to Puelles' 33.
Guida vs Puelles form
Guida had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Leonardo Santos at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mark O Madsen at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Going into that contest, he had won against Michael Johnson at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Jim Miller at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Prudential Center, Newark.
He had beat Joe Lauzon at UFC Fight Night 120 on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk.
Guida's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Puelles' last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.