UFC legend Joe Lauzon issues statement following loss to Clay Guida

Joe Lauzon

UFC legend Joe Lauzon has issued a statement following his first-round loss to Clay Guida at tonight’s UFC event in Norfolk, Virginia.

Guida stunned Lauzon with a combination and then put him down to the floor with a punch shortly thereafter. “The Carpenter” would follow “J-Lau” to the ground and begin raining down some viscous ground and pound. Eventually the referee would step in and put a stop to the contest.

Shortly following the conclusion of tonight’s UFC Norfolk event, Joe Lauzon took to social media where he issued the following statement on his first-round loss to Guida.

“Props to Clay Guida. No excuses. I had a great camp and was well prepared. He caught me just right and kept the pressure on. Today, I was the nail. #ufcNorfolk @ufc” – Joe Lauzon

Get the full Joe Lauzon vs. Clay Guida fight recap below:

Round one begins and Guida is bouncing around early. He lands a low kick as Lauzon misses with a jab. Guida comes forward with a combination that hurts Lauzon. Joe is staggered. Another shot from Guida drops Lauzon. “The Carpenter” pounces on Joe Lauzon with punches and hammer fists from top position. Joe is in all sorts of trouble and Clay is relentless with this ground and pound. The referee is forced to step in and call an end to the contest.

Check out the video of the stoppage below:

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