Clay Guida

Clay "The Carpenter" Guida

First Name: Clay Last Name: Guida
Nickname: The Carpenter
Date of Birth: Dec 08, 1981 Age: 42
Weight: 66.0 Height: 170.0
Reach: 175.3
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hometown: Johnsburg, Illinois
Fighting Styles: Wrestling
Affiliations: Jackson's Submission Fighting
Fight Stats
Record 38 - 24 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 62 fights Professional Fights 62 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 20 years
Days Last Fought 203 days Rounds Fought 137 rounds
Finish Wins 21 finishes Finish Losses 13 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 55 % Finish Loss Percentage 54 %
Knockout Wins 1 KOs Knockout Losses 1 KO losses
TKO Wins 6 TKOs TKO Losses 1 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 18 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 8 %
Submission Wins 14 subs Submission Losses 11 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 36 % Submission Loss Percentage 45 %
Decision Wins 16 decision wins Decision Losses 10 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 42 % Decision Loss Percentage 41 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 12 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 5 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 4 SD wins Split Decision Losses 5 SD losses

Professional Fights

Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(38 - 23)

UFC on ESPN 52

December 02, 2023 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Moody Center, Austin, Texas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Joaquim Silva
Win

Joaquim Silva

(12 - 4)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(38 - 22)

UFC on ESPN 44

April 15, 2023 Saturday
5:30 PM ET / 2:30 PM PT

T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Rafael Garcia
Win

Rafael Garcia

(15 - 3)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(37 - 22)

UFC on ESPN 42

December 03, 2022 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Scott Holtzman
Loss

Scott Holtzman

(18 - 5)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(37 - 21)

UFC Fight Night 205

April 23, 2022 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Kneebar) Round: 1 Time: 3:01

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(36 - 21)

UFC on ESPN 31

December 04, 2021 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 1:21

Leonardo Santos
Loss

Leonardo Santos

(18 - 4 - 1)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(36 - 20)

UFC on ESPN 29

August 21, 2021 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(35 - 20)

UFC Fight Night 184

February 06, 2021 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Michael Johnson
Loss

Michael Johnson

(19 - 16)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(35 - 19)

UFC on ESPN 11

June 20, 2020 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Bobby Green
Win

Bobby Green

(24 - 10 - 1)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(35 - 18)

UFC on ESPN 5

August 03, 2019 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States

Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 0:58

Jim Miller
Win

Jim Miller

(30 - 13, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(34 - 18)

UFC 237

May 11, 2019 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

B.J. Penn
Loss

B.J. Penn

(16 - 13 - 2)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(34 - 17)

UFC 225

June 09, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

United Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:18

Charles Oliveira
Win

Charles Oliveira

(22 - 8, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(33 - 17)

UFC Fight Night 120

November 11, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

TKO (Punches and Elbows) Round: 1 Time: 1:07

Joe Lauzon
Loss

Joe Lauzon

(31 - 17)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(32 - 17)

UFC Fight Night 112

June 25, 2017 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Erik Koch
Loss

Erik Koch

(15 - 4)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(32 - 16)

UFC 199

June 04, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Forum, Inglewood, California, United States

KO (Knee) Round: 3 Time: 4:40

Brian Ortega
Win

Brian Ortega

(10 - 0, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(32 - 15)

UFC Fight Night 77

November 07, 2015 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Geraldo Jose de Almeida (Ibirapuera) State Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 0:39

Thiago Tavares
Win

Thiago Tavares

(18 - 6 - 1)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(31 - 15)

UFC Fight Night 63

April 04, 2015 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Robert Peralta
Loss

Robert Peralta

(18 - 4, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(31 - 14)

UFC on Fox 12

July 26, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

SAP Center, San Jose, California, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 2:57

Dennis Bermudez
Win

Dennis Bermudez

(13 - 3)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(30 - 14)

UFC Fight Night 39

April 11, 2014 Friday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

DU Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Tatsuya Kawajiri
Loss

Tatsuya Kawajiri

(32 - 7 - 2)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(30 - 13)

UFC 164

August 31, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 0:30

Chad Mendes
Win

Chad Mendes

(13 - 1)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(29 - 13)

UFC on Fox 6

January 26, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

United Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Hatsu Hioki
Loss

Hatsu Hioki

(26 - 5 - 2)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(29 - 12)

UFC on FX 4

June 22, 2012 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Revel Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Gray Maynard
Win

Gray Maynard

(10 - 1 - 1, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(29 - 11)

UFC on Fox 1

November 12, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Honda Center, Anaheim, California, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Ben Henderson
Win

Ben Henderson

(14 - 3)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(28 - 11)

The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale

June 04, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Anthony Pettis
Loss

Anthony Pettis

(13 - 1)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(27 - 11)

UFC 125

January 01, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 2 Time: 4:27

Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(32 - 7)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(26 - 11)

UFC 117

August 07, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, United States

TKO (Jaw Injury) Round: 3 Time: 1:51

Rafael dos Anjos
Loss

Rafael dos Anjos

(14 - 4)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(25 - 11)

UFC Live 1

March 21, 2010 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

1stBank Center, Broomfield, Colorado, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 2 Time: 3:40

Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(25 - 10)

UFC 107

December 12, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 2:19

Kenny Florian
Win

Kenny Florian

(11 - 4)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(25 - 9)

The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale

June 20, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Diego Sanchez
Win

Diego Sanchez

(23 - 2)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(24 - 9)

UFC 94

January 31, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Nate Diaz
Loss

Nate Diaz

(12 - 2)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(23 - 9)

UFC Fight Night 15

September 17, 2008 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Omaha Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Mac Danzig
Loss

Mac Danzig

(18 - 3 - 1)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(22 - 9)

UFC Fight Night 13

April 02, 2008 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Broomfield Event Center, Broomfield, Colorado, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:15

Samy Schiavo
Loss

Samy Schiavo

(9 - 4)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(22 - 8)

The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale

December 08, 2007 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 0:31

Roger Huerta
Win

Roger Huerta

(19 - 1 - 1, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(21 - 8)

UFC 74

August 25, 2007 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Marcus Aurelio
Loss

Marcus Aurelio

(14 - 4)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(21 - 7)

UFC 72

June 16, 2007 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Odyssey, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(21 - 6)

UFC Fight Night 8

January 25, 2007 Thursday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Din Thomas
Win

Din Thomas

(21 - 6)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(20 - 6)

UFC 64

October 14, 2006 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 4:42

Justin James
Loss

Justin James

(13 - 5)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(19 - 6)

WEC 23

August 17, 2006 Thursday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, California, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Joe Martin
Loss

Joe Martin

(3 - 5)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(19 - 5)

Shooto 2006

July 21, 2006 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 2:47

Yusuke Endo
Win

Yusuke Endo

(7 - 1 - 1)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(19 - 4)

Strikeforce Revenge

June 09, 2006 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(18 - 4)

Shamrock vs. Gracie

March 10, 2006 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Josh Thomson
Loss

Josh Thomson

(8 - 1, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(18 - 3)

Redemption on the River

February 17, 2006 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mark of the Quad-Cities, Moline, Illinois, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:17

Tristan Yunker
Win

Tristan Yunker

(1 - 2)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(17 - 3)

Xtreme Fighting Organization 8

December 10, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Lakemoor Banquet Facility, Lakemoor, Illinois, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Joe Jordan
Loss

Joe Jordan

(18 - 9 - 2)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(16 - 3)

IHC 9

November 19, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Hammond, Indiana

TKO (Injury) Round: 1 Time: 3:01

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(15 - 3)

KOTC - Xtreme Edge

September 17, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Edge Sports Complex, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:26

Dave Lehr Cochran
Loss

Dave Lehr Cochran

(18 - 8 - 1)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(14 - 3)

XFO 7

August 27, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Sideouts Bar and Eatery, Island Lake, Illinois, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 2 Time: 3:12

John Strawn
Loss

John Strawn

(31 - 5, 1 NC)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(13 - 3)

Combat - Do Fighting Challenge 4

August 13, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Illinois

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Jay Estrada
Loss

Jay Estrada

(9 - 3)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(12 - 3)

XFO 6

June 25, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Lakemoor Banquet Facility, Lakemoor, Illinois, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Bart Palaszewski
Loss

Bart Palaszewski

(15 - 6)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(10 - 3)

XKK

May 20, 2005 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Des Moines, Iowa

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 3:22

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(10 - 3)

XKK

May 20, 2005 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Des Moines, Iowa

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Chris Mickle
Loss

Chris Mickle

(10 - 1 - 2)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(9 - 3)

Combat - Do Fighting Challenge 3

May 14, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Illinois

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:54

Alex Carter
Loss

Alex Carter

(1 - 0)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(8 - 3)

Xtreme Fighting Organization 5

March 19, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Lakemoor Banquet Facility, Lakemoor, Illinois, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:02

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(7 - 3)

Combat - Do Fighting Challenge 2

February 05, 2005 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Illinois

Submission (Ankle Lock) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Bill Guardiola
Loss

Bill Guardiola

(0 - 1)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(6 - 3)

MMA Mexico - Day 2

December 18, 2004 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Juarez, Mexico

KO (Knee) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Dennis Davis
Loss

Dennis Davis

(8 - 2)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(5 - 3)

XFO 4

December 03, 2004 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Lakemoor Banquet Facility, Lakemoor, Illinois, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 2 Time: 1:19

Vito Woods
Loss

Vito Woods

(DEBUT)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(4 - 3)

EC 60

November 12, 2004 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Medina, Minnesota

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:25

Randy Hauer
Loss

Randy Hauer

(4 - 4)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(3 - 3)

Combat - Do Fighting Challenge 1

October 23, 2004 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Cicero, Illinois

Submission (Ankle Lock) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Bill Guardiola
Loss

Bill Guardiola

(DEBUT)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(3 - 2)

XFO 2

June 26, 2004 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Abbey Resort and Spa, Fontana, Wisconsin, United States

Submission (Armbar) Round: 2 Time: 0:33

Gabe Lemley
Win

Gabe Lemley

(3 - 3)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(2 - 2)

UCS - Battle at the Barn 2

May 01, 2004 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Submission (Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:35

Jed Deno
Loss

Jed Deno

(2 - 0)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(1 - 1)

XKK

April 03, 2004 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Curtiss, Wisconsin

N/A Round: Time: TBD

Shawn Nolan
Loss

Shawn Nolan

(0 - 12)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(1 - 1)

XKK

April 03, 2004 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Curtiss, Wisconsin

N/A Round: Time: TBD

Dan Duke
Win

Dan Duke

(DEBUT)
Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(0 - 1)

XFO 1

March 14, 2004 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Abbey Resort and Spa, Fontana, Wisconsin, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:53

Adam Bass
Loss

Adam Bass

(DEBUT)
Clay Guida
Loss

Clay Guida

(DEBUT)

SC 17

July 26, 2003 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ottawa, Illinois

Submission (Choke) Round: 1 Time: TBD