UFC Vegas 34 Results: Mark Madsen defeats Clay Guida (Highlights)

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Tonight’s UFC Vegas 34 event is co-headlined by a lightweight bout featuring veteran Clay Guida taking on Olympic Silver medalist Mark Madsen.

Guida (36-20 MMA) will enter tonight’s contest looking to build off his recent unanimous decision victory over Michael Johnson from back in February. That win had snapped a two-fight losing skid for ‘The Carpenter’.

Meanwhile, Mark Madsen (10-0 MMA) will be putting his perfect record on the line this evening. The Danish standout has gone 2-0 thus far in his UFC career, scoring wins over Danilo Belluardo and Austin Hubbard.

Clay Guida, Mark Madsen, UFC Vegas 34
Clay Guida vs Mark Madsen at UFC Vegas 34

Round one of the UFC Vegas 34 co-main event begins and as expected Clay Guida comes out quickly. He fires off a combination and then a low kick. Mark Madsen returns fire with one of his own. Another jab from Madsen. He clinches up but Guida quickly breaks free. Uppercut from Guida. Madsen pressuring and lands a jab. A left hook from Guida, he land a right hook that drops Madsen for a second. Madsen clinches to land knees. Clay Guida breaks free and throws a left hook. He shoots in for a takedown and then settles for a low kick on the break. Mark Madsen forces the clinch and lands a set of knees. The horn sounds to end round one.


Round two of the UFC Vegas 34 co-headliner begins and Madsen charges forward. He lands a hook and then a couple of knees from the clinch. Clay Guida breaks free and lands a hard low kick. Good punches from both men now. Guida with a hook. ‘The Carpenter’ is landing some solid shots here in round two. A jab and then a shot from Madsen. The horn sounds to end round two.

Round three of the UFC Vegas 34 co-main event begins and Mark Madsen gets to work early with his jab. Quick hook exchange. Madsen still pressuring. Guida with a low kick. Jab from Guida. Guida with a left and a low kick. Madsen returns it. Short rights from Guida. A clinch knee lands for Madsen. Another low kick from Guida. Madsen returns fire. Some heavy low kicks now from Clay Guida. The horn sounds to end a thrilling back and forth affair.

Official UFC Vegas 34 Result: Mark Madsen def. Clay Guida by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

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