Dennis Bermudez was riding a six fight winning streak heading into tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 main card against Clay Guida. A win over Guida would be the biggest in his career on the biggest stage of his career.
Bermudez delivered as he defeated Guida by submission due a rear naked choke at 2:57 of round two.
The fight starts with both guys going right at each other. Bermudez lands a body kick and then a left hook. Bermudez lands an outside leg kick. Guida comes back with a body kick and then a right hook. Bermudez lands a body kick. Guida tries for a takedown, but Bermudez stuffs it. Bermudez lands a knee and has Guida pressed against the cage and lands a couple knees to the body.
Bermudez lands a hook and then lands leg kick. Bermudez lands a left uppercut and Guida tries to flip Bermudez over. Guida is bleeding. Bermudez with another left hook. Bermudez has Guida in the clinch and lands some vicious knees that gets Guida to the ground. Bermudez has Guida’s back, then tries for a rear naked choke and is unsuccessful as the round ends.
BetweenTheRopes.com scores the first round for Bermudez, 10-9.
The second round begins with Bermudez missing a few shots. Guida lands a right hand. Guida trying for a takedown, but is stuffed by Bermudez. Bermudez lands a left hand and an outside leg kick. Guida lands an inside leg kick. Bermudez lands a left hand. Bermudez with a right hand and just misses with the left.
Guida lands a right hand. Bermudez gets Guida to the ground and immediately takes his back. Bermudez gets his arm under Guida’s chin and is able to lock in the rear naked choke. Guida was trying to fight out of it, but has to tap out and Bermudez gets the submission victory.