Clay Guida is one of the longest-standing fighters in the UFC’s active roster, here is everything you should know about the lightweight, including his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements
Clay Guida facts
|Round Lake, Illinois
|Net Worth (2021)
|Last Fight Earnings
|Date of Birth
|December 8, 1981
|July 26, 2003
|Number 3 ranked middleweight contender
|To be updated
Clay Guida aka ‘The Carpenter’ has been a part of the UFC for almost 15 years. He is one of the longest-standing fighters in the active roster of the promotion. A veteran of more than 55 fights, the tough-as-nails fighter is almost 40 and is still at the top of his game.
Clay Guida Net Worth and Payouts
Clay Guida has a net worth of $2 million, thanks to his 18-year long MMA career, which has been predominantly in the UFC.
His biggest payday was his submission win over Johnson at UFC on ESPN: Font vs Aldo. Guida made $235,000 that night.
For his first fight back in 2006, Guida earned $6000.
Clay Guida MMA career and UFC record
Clay Guida made his MMA debut way back in July 2003 at Silverback Classic 17 in a first-round submission loss to Adam Copenhaver.
After 6 fights, Guida was 3-3 in his MMA career. He bounced back remarkably well, by winning 15 fights in a row to go 18-3 up.
During this time, he fought across several promotions like Xtreme Kage Kombat, Xtreme Fighting Organization among others.
Following a loss to Tristan Yunker that saw his 15-fight win streak come to an end, Guida moved to Strikeforce in March 2006, where he took on Josh Thomson.
Guida lost to Melendez following which he left Strikeforce.
On the 14th of October in 2006, Guida moved to the UFC. He took on Justin James and earned a submission win over Justin James.
Guida then hit a rough patch, winning just 1 of his next three fights. He then went on a three-fight win streak, which included a win over Nate Diaz, before going on to lose two fights in a row.
‘Carbon Fibre Jaw’, then won four back-to-back fights, earning notable victories over Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony Pettis.
Then came a horrific run of form. Guida managed to win only 3 of his next 9 fights, as he struggled to earn victories over fresh blood.
His MMA record stands at 37 wins and 21 losses currently.
Clay Guida Family, Personal Life and Endorsements
Clay Guida was born on the 8th of December, 1981 to parents Chuck Guida and Debbi Guida. He was born in Round Lake, Illinois. Born to Italian parents, Guida began wrestling when he was just 5 years old.
Guida has an older brother who is an established mixed martial artist as well – Jason Guida. Jason last competed in Bellator, and retired 7 years ago.
Although, Guida is married, he has not revealed much about the details of his wife. He has a daughter named Gia.
He endorses a mouthguard brand called Damage Control Mouthguards.
FAQs about Clay Guida
Clay Guida has a net worth of $2 million.
Clay Guida was born on the 8th of December, 1981.
Clay Guida is 40 years old.
Clay Guida was born in Round Lake, Illinois.
Clay Guida’s parents are Chuck and Debbi Guida.
Clay Guida has an MMA record of 37 wins and 21 losses.
Clay Guida has a daughter named Gia.
Clay Guida’s nicknames are – The Carpenter and Carbon Fibre Jaw.
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