Found November 08, 2012 on
Clay Guida will make his featherweight debut at UFC on FOX 6 against one of the divisions standouts in Hatsu Hioki.
UFC officials announced the match-up late Wednesday evening.
Guida (29-13) last graced the octagon back in June when he lost a split decision to Gray Maynard. A strange game-plan by The Carpenter had the crowd booing almost the entire fight. That fight was his second loss in a row, as he lost a decision to Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 1. Guida will look to make a run for the title and a win over Hioki will push him one step closer.
”I plan on making a run at the foreman or superintendent position right out of the gates. I hope you guys packed a lunch.”
Hioki (26-5-2) fought on the same card as Guida in his last fight and came up on the losing end as well. He lost a unanimous decision to Ricardo Lamas this past June. Hioki vacated his Sengoku Featherweight Championship and made the run for the UFC. The Japanese fighter has gone 2-1 inside the Octagon with wins over G...
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