Clay Guida and Bobby Green (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC through Getty Images)
Bobby Green’s takedown defense was excessive for Clay Guida at UFC Vegas 3.
Bobby Green beat Clay Guida through consentaneous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27) at UFC Vegas 3 on June 20, 2020, live from the UFC Pinnacle in Las Vegas, NV.
Here’s how the battle played out.
Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green round 1
Guida steps forward immediately as the 2 feel each other out. Low kick fromGuida Hand missed out on by Green. Left kick byGreen Guida obstructs a. Green briefly gets in and clinches. Guida dives in however can’t get the takedown. It’s a clinch fight versus the cage, however Guida with a toss! Green gets to his feet in a clinch with Guida on his back. Green break out and lands a weak elbow. Another clinch. Green with the knee. Green chooses the guillotine however does not lock it in, simply avoiding the takedown. Back to the feet. Green goes to thebody Front kick obstructed byGuida Hand by Guida. High kick by Green is obstructed. Low kick byGreen Green misses out on an uppercut and Guida gets within. Left-hand misses out on forGreen Hard low kick byGuida A number of rights land forGuida Body shot byGreen Delegated the body byGreen Hand by Guida. The 2 exchange. Low kick byGreen Guida misses out on a big overhand best however he presses forward with a flurry and clinches Green up versus the cage once again. Guida takes Green down and attempts to get Green’s back. Green gets back to his feet, however Guida’s still on his legs. Some elbows fromGreen Referee requesting work. Guida gets Green pull back however Green lands a number of elbows prior to the horn. Close round might go to either man.
FanSided scores the round 10 -9 Guida
Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green round 2
Guida works the jab to start theround Left-hand misses out on for Green, Guida lands a low kick. Green steps forward and lands a knee, attempting to clinch. Guida gets away. Guida gets within. Big shot lands for Guida! Big shot lands for Green! It’s a battle! Guida steps forward for another clinch or takedown, however Green shakes him off. Guida misses out on a right and Green charges him forward. Knee by Green! And once again! Left hand byGreen Left-hand misses out on for Green however he clinches and lands some more effective knees! Guida counters a Green punch with another clinch versus the wall. Green tosses some more elbows. Green showing some strong takedown defense and gets the battle back to the feet. Green steps forward. The 2 trade in the. Low kick by Guida, left hand byGreen Left hand byGreen Guida steps forward once again, however Green covers his arm around the neck and brings Guida down. Back to the feet. A number of lefts fromGreen Overhand best misses out on forGreen Left uppercut just partly lands forGreen Low kick for Green is obstructed. Low kick once again, followed by a one-two. Low kick byGuida Left misses out on forGreen Guida misses out on a big head kick. Guida obstructs a flying knee. Guida steps forward with a little flurry and gets a takedown, rolling to get to Green’s back, however the horn sounds.
FanSided scores the round 10 -9 Green, 19-19 total
Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green round 3
Left hand by Green is obstructed. Left hand now lands. A number of low kicks fromGreen Counterpunch by Guida. Both miss out on overhands, Low kick byGuida Both land inside. Guida comes within and handles to get a takedown. Green gets to his knees and is protecting. Guida having a hard time to keep Green down versus thecage Green rolls through and almost gets to Guida on the ground, however Guida gets up. Low kick byGuida Both land to thebody Guida enters however can’t get much. Hand and a front kick by Green. Another Green front kick, and Guida responses with another takedown. Green gets back to his feet. Guida gets Green down once again, however Green’s opting for Guida’s legs. Green now on the top! A number of body shots byGreen Back to the feet and Green brings Guida pull back with the guillotinedefense Some more body shots byGreen Guida gets Green back up and versus the fence. Clinch fest versus thecage They separate with about 30 seconds left. Left hand byGreen Guida progressing with pressure. Green packs the takedown. Green gets Guida in an uncomfortable position and lands a couple of body shots prior to the horn.
FanSided scores the round 10 -9 Green, 29-28 Green total
Guida and Green got in tonight having a little bit of history in between them. In 2018, after Green took out of their arranged UFC 225 bout, Guida stated Green was not a true warrior. The 2 had an extreme staredown at the UFC Vegas 3 weigh-ins.
A UFC veteran of almost 15 years, Guida got in tonight having won 3 of the 5 bouts he’s had considering that going back to light-weight in2017 In 2015 saw Guida score a decision win over BJ Penn at UFC 237 prior to being sent by Jim Miller in less than a minute at UFC Newark in August.
Coming over to the UFC from Strikeforce in 2013, Green won his first 4 bouts in the Octagon however then suffered 3 straight losses, consisting of beats at the hands of Edson Barboza and Dustin Poirier, prior to fighting Lando Vannata to an attract the UFC 216 Battle of the Night. After a decision win over Erik Koch, Green got in tonight off back-to-back decision losses to Drakkar Klose and Francisco Trinaldo.
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