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TUF 13 Finale: Clay Guida Vs. Anthony Pettis

The following is from our live coverage of The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. To access our full coverage, click here.

Round 1: Guida throwing straight punches, but Pettis avoiding them. Pettis goes high with a kick that clips Guida’s hands. Pettis lands a good leg kick that Guida catches and uses to put him on his back. Pettis working a very active guard, keeping Guida from getting off from the top. Pettis expertly controlling Guida’s wrists and avoiding any damage while on his back. Pettis throws a kick from his back that gives him the space to get to his feet. Guida is right back on him though, taking him down against the fence. Guida throwing shoulder strikes at Pettis against the fence. Pettis throws up the triangle, keeping Guida honest. Guida trying, but having a hard time passing guard. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: Pettis tags Guida with a one-two as he moves in. Guida with a leg kick. Pettis lands again with the one-two. Guida drives for the takedown again and gets it. Guida pressing Pettis into the fence, keeping him from getting to his feet but unable to get off with any offense. Pettis gets to his feet, but Guida stays on him, working the single. Guida throwing knees to the thigh. Pettis breaks and lands a good uppercut-hook combo. Pettis lands a nice head kick. Pettis throws a 360 spinning back kick with the help of the cage. A minute to go and Guida gets the takedown again. Pettis threatens with the triangle, but Guida avoids it. Pettis rolls for the armbar, but the bell rings before he can complete it. scores the round 10-10

Round 3: Both men increasing the frequency of their strikes, Guida lands with a big overhand right. Guida gets the double leg and puts Pettis on his back again. Pettis still very active from his back, rolling for an armbar that Guida avoids. Pettis continually going for the triangle. Guida passes to half guard. Two and a half minutes to go and Guida won’t let Pettis to his feet. Little significant offense is occurring, but Guida is keeping Pettis from doing the same. Pettis gets to his feet, but Guida is leaning on him against the cage. Guida goes for a trip, but Pettis stays on top of him and takes the mount, then his back. He flattens Guida out and lands a big right hand. A minute to go. Guida slips out the back door and takes side control. Guida holding Pettis against the fence with under thirty to go. Guida takes Pettis’ back at the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Guida

Clay Guida defeated Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

A bouncing Guida gives props to Pettis for being very tough and pledges to prove that he’s the number one contender.