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The Carpenter Clay Guida submits the Fireball Kid Takanori Gomi

Clay “The Carpenter” Guida is able to pull the victory out over Takanori “The Fireball Kid” at UFC 125. Here is the play-by-play.

Round One:
Guida comes out with his usual unorthodox stance throwing numerous faints. First minute, neither man lands a punch. Guida lands a head kick and backs. Guida gets a single leg takedown and Gomi pops back up quickly. Guida has excellent head movement as Gomi misses over and over. Guida’s second takedown attempt is stuffed. Moments later Guida lands a head kick and gets the takedown. Now in half guard, Guida works to improve position but stopped by the horn.

Round Two:
Both men swing numerous haymakers without landing. Guida’s unorthodox movement seems to be the more successful tactic of the fight as Guida lands some kicks. Guida gets the takedown and goes for arm-triangle but loses it. Guida moves to Guillotine and finishes Takanori Gomi at  4:27 of the second.

Clay Guida is an American lightweight MMA fighter. He currently holds a 28-11-0 record , with 15 of his wins coming via submission. Guida was last seen  taking down Rafael doa Anjos at UFC 117 via submission. Guida currently trains ar Jackson’s Submission Fighting.

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