Clay Guida vs Joaquim Silva Prediction UFC Picks 12/2

Clay Guida vs Joaquim Silva Prediction UFC Picks 12/2

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UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan - December 2, 2023 | Moody Center, Austin, TX

Prepare for an unforgettable night at the Moody Center in Austin, TX, as UFC Fight Night features an incredible lightweight showdown between Beneil Dariush and Arman Tsarukyan. Another thrilling matchup awaits as Team Alpha Male's veteran, Clay Guida, takes on the dynamic Joaquim "Netto BJJ" Silva in a battle that promises fireworks.

 

Clay Guida

Representing Team Alpha Male, the experienced Clay Guida is set to showcase his skills in the lightweight division. At 41 years old, Guida stands at 5'7" and weighs 154 lbs, bringing a wealth of experience and a relentless fighting style to the octagon.

Recent Fight History:

Guida's recent outing saw him in a tough unanimous decision loss against Rafa Garcia at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Allen. However, his split decision victory over Scott Holtzman in the previous contest displayed his enduring spirit. With a record of 38 wins and 20 losses, Guida aims to bounce back with a memorable performance.

 

Joaquim Silva

Hailing from Brazil and fighting out of Evolucao Thai, Joaquim "Netto BJJ" Silva is a skilled lightweight standing at 5'8" and weighing 155 lbs. With a record of 12 wins and 5 losses, Silva is known for his dynamic fighting style and powerful striking.

Recent Fight History:

Silva faced a setback in his last bout, suffering a TKO loss to Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Cannonier. However, his impressive victories, including a knockout against Jesse Ronson, highlight his ability to finish fights. Silva is eager to showcase his skills and claim victory against the seasoned Guida.

 

Prediction:

In this clash between experience and dynamism, Joaquim Silva holds the keys to victory. Known for his striking prowess and ability to finish fights, Silva poses a significant threat to Clay Guida. The age difference might play a factor, and Silva's recent setback will fuel his determination to come back stronger.

Look for Silva to capitalize on his striking advantages, utilizing his southpaw stance to keep Guida at bay. If Silva can maintain the distance and avoid getting entangled in Guida's grappling exchanges, he has a strong chance of securing a decisive win, possibly by knockout.

Pick: Joaquim Silva to win

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