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Thursday, 11/08/2012, 09:45 am

Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki added to UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News

After a long run in the UFC’s lightweight division, Clay Guida (29-13 MMA, 9-7 UFC) will now make his featherweight debut when he meets Hatsu Hioki (26-5-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in Chicago at UFC on FOX 6.

Guida dropped a close split decision to Gray Maynard in the main event of UFC on FX 4 in June. Prior to that loss, Clay was defeated in a lightweight title eliminator match by Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 1. The loss to “Bendo” snapped a four-fight win streak for Guida, which included victories over Takanori Gomi and Anthony Pettis.

Hioki, who until recently was regarded by many as the #2 featherweight in the world, was upset by Ricardo Lamas at UFC on FX 4 in June. That setback snapped a six-fight win streak for the Japanese fighter and was just his second loss since 2007.

UFC on FOX 6 takes place January 26 at Chicago’s United Center and will mark the promotion’s second trip to that venue. UFC on FOX 2 took place there this past January. The main card will air on FOX with prelims on FUEL TV.


Here is that latest UFC on FOX 6 Line-up:

  • Champion Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson (Flyweight title)
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis
  • Quinton Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira
  • Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki
  • Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas
  • Shawn Jordan vs. Mike Russow
  • T.J. Grant vs. Matt Wiman


4 Responses to “Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki added to UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News”

  1. Xaninho says:

    Who cares? He should leave Gag Jacksons camp.

  2. GET RID OF FITCH (forever) says:

    Guida should have been released after what he did in Maynard fight. Greg “NO ACTION” Jackson should have been banned from UFC after that embarressment. Why not just turn down a fight if you are that afraid to fight someone. wait Condit was scared to he was allowed to steal a title shot by being a coward

  3. Mr Roboto says:

    Hioki will sub guida’s punk ass

  4. 757 says:

    You mean like Pettis? Come on guys give this dude a chance he has always been a gritty fighter

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