Clay Guida Was Losing 46 Significant Strikes to None When He Subbed Opponent

The UFC veteran Clay Guide surprised a lot of MMA fans when he fought Leonardo Santos and finished the BJJ specialist – via submission. The 39-year-old fighter got the Performance of The Night bonus alongside Rafael Fiziev, Jamahal Hill, Clay Guida, and Chris Curtis.




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A lot of MMA fans and fighters took to their Twitter account to appreciate the Italian-born fighter.

The former UFC bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt praised Guida and said he is the man.

MMA journalist Aaron Bronsteter expressed his admiration to Guide for submitting Santos, a fourth-degree black belt.

The famous MMA manager of Kamaru Usman and the UFC veteran Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ali Abdelaziz, simply wrote: “Guide is a savage”.

UFC featherweight fighter, Josh Emmett, praised Guida for his American-style wrestling.

Famous MMA journalist, Ariel Helwani, called Guida’s performance ‘insane’ for being able to beat a wrestling practitioner on his own game.

UFC welterweight fighter Belal Muhammad also expressed his hype for Guida’s victory.

The praise for Clay Guida doesn’t stop there. Check out other tweets below.

Before fighting Leonardo Santos, Guida lost 4 out of his 6 matches, making people did not expect his performance would be this great. Compared to him, Santos had 6 win streaks before Grant Dawson put an end to that streak.

Clay Guida started his professional career in 2003 and joined the UFC in 2006. He has fought numerous times with 58 total fights. In all of his professional MMA career, Guida has a score consisting of 37 wins and 21 losses.