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Gomi enters the cage to a Japanese rock tune, Guida to “My Hero” by the Foo Fighters, looking as fired up as usual. The crowd shows its support for Guida during fighter introductions. Josh Rosenthal reffing this bout.
Round 1: Guida moving slightly more frantically than usual, Gomi riding the center of the cage. Guida swings wild and wide. Gomi keeping his hands low, switching stances and pecking away from teh outside. Guida lands a high kick and then cracks him with a right hand. Gomi makes Guida miss on a big haymaker. Guida goes for a slick takedown and briefly gets it but Gomi gets right back up. gomi with a body shot. Guida moving like a wildman, he almost lands the high kick again. Gomi looking to time the frenetic Guida. He stuffs Guida’s takedown. Guida landsa body kick and then gets a takedown. Gomi tries to spring up but Guida gets him down again. Guida passes to half guard.
Fightline.com scores the round 10-9 for Guida.
Round 2: Guida looking to establish the jab. Gomi looking to land a looping power shot. Guida drops for another takedown, Gomi fights him for it but Guida is relentless. Gomi avoids it and gets back to his feet, landing a knee. Gomi is in the center of the cage but looks to be hacing difficulty figuring Guida out. Guida goes for another head kick and right hand that land nicely. Gomi swinging away and coming up short. Guida with a nice right hand. Gomi lands a beautiful knee as Guida shoots in for a takedown but Guida completes it, seemingly unaffected. Guida looking for an arm triangle. Gomi fights it off, but Guida rolls for a guillotine choke that forces Gomi to tap. Great showing by Guida.
Clay Guida defeated Takanori Gomi by submission (guillotine choke) at 4:27 of Round 2.
Guida quotes “The Big Lebowski” while speaking with Joe Rogan post-fight. Guida shouts out to his trainers and training partners.