Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Guida vs Santos?
Clay Guida beat Leonardo Santos by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th December 2021 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 Santos stats
Clay Guida stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 21 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.
Leonardo Santos made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Guida had a slight advantage in power over Santos, with a 19% knock out percentage over Santos' 17%.
Clay Guida was the younger man by 1 year, at 40 years old.
Santos had a height advantage of 5 inches over Guida. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Guida was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 34 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 1 year later than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 82 more professional rounds, 127 to Santos' 45.
Guida's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.