Clay Guida
Guida
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Dec 02 2023
Saturday

Moody Center, Austin, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Joaquim Silva
Silva
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38-22-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
12-4-0

The tape

42
Age
35
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

SDSUBSUBSDUD
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
38
Wins
12
7
By KO
7
18
KO%
58
14
By SUB
3
37
SUB%
25
22
Loses
4
2
Stopped
3
11
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2010
60
Bouts
16
131
Rounds
28
9 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Clay Guida vs Joaquim Silva report

Who won Guida vs Silva?

Joaquim Silva beat Clay Guida by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 2nd December 2023 at Moody Center in Austin.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Joaquim Silva.

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 Silva stats

Clay Guida stepped into the octagon with a record of 38 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.

Joaquim Silva made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Joaquim Silva marked his 11th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2015.

Clay Guida's UFC record stood at 18-18-0, while Joaquim Silva's came in at 6-5-0.

The stats suggested Silva had a massive power advantage over Guida, boasting a 58% knock out percentage over Guida's 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Guida had an advantage over Silva, with a 37% submission rate over Silva's 25%.

Clay Guida was the older man by 7 years, at 42 years old.

Silva had a height advantage of 1 inch over Guida. Despite this, he had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Guida was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 44 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 103 more professional rounds, 137 to Silva's 34.

Guida vs Silva form

Clay Guida had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Rafa Garcia at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Scott Holtzman at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Claudio Puelles at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Leonardo Santos at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Mark O Madsen at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Activity check

Guida's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Silva's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Guida vs Silva?

Clay Guida was a 53/20 (+270) underdog going into the contest, while Joaquim Silva made his way into the ring at 3/10 (-330) with oddsmakers.

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