Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Miller vs Guida?
Jim Miller beat Clay Guida by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 5, on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at Prudential Center in Newark.
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).
Miller vs Guida stats
Jim Miller stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 16 by submission.
Clay Guida made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 18 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 13 by submission.
The stats suggested Guida had a slight advantage in power over Miller, with a 20% knock out percentage over Miller's 13%.
Jim Miller was the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.
Miller had a height advantage of 1 inch over Guida. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Miller was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 year and 3 months later than Guida, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 112 to Guida's 128.
Miller vs Guida form
Miller had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by in the 1st round at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dan Hooker at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Before that, he had been beaten by Anthony Pettis at UFC 213 on 8th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 208 on 11th February 2017 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Miller's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 6 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.