March Badness: Bobby Lashley Unimpressive in Beating Jason Guida

The former WWE star Bobby Lashley defeated the MMA journeyman Jason Guida Saturday night at the March Badness MMA and boxing show in Florida, looking unimpressive in winning a unanimous decision.

The theme of the fight was that Lashley was bigger and stronger than Guida but unable to do any real damage to him. Lashley, who improved his record to 2-0, has a long, long way to go before he's a complete mixed martial artist.

Lashley shot for a takedown just seconds into the fight, but he couldn't do anything because Guida wrapped his arm around the top rope to keep from getting wrestled to the ground. Although Lashley landed a big right hand about a minute and a half into the round, the round was mostly uneventful, with Lashley and Guida basically leaning into each other in the corner. Midway through the first round, the crowd started booing the lack of action.

In the second round, Lashley picked Guida up and slammed him to the ground, and Lashley used his superior strength and size to spend most of the round on top of Guida. But he wasn't able to do much damage, and he appeared to run out of energy while Guida held him in half guard.

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    Former WWE star turned MMA fighter Bobby Lashley defeated Jason Guida Saturday night at the March Badness MMA and boxing show in Florida Click through to see photos of WWE stars.

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    WWE Superstars, MVP, and Maria attend an in store autograph signing at Kmart storE 4135 in Augusta, Ga., Saturday, March 7, 2009. (Brett FlashnickAP Images for KMart)

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    LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 12: WWE Wrestler and actor John Cena poses with the Los Angeles Police Department medal of valor winners before a game between the Calgary Flames and the Los Angeles Kings on February 12, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Wendi Kaminski/NHLI via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Cena

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    WWE wrestler John Cena and TV personality Bindi Irwin arrive at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids

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    WWE wrestler John Cena arrives at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: WWE wrestler John Cena poses with the award for Fave Sports Star backstage at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2008 at the Hisense Arena on October 11, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. This year's event, now in its sixth year, was held in Melbourne for the first time in its history. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Cena

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: WWE wrestler John Cena poses with the award for Fave Sports Star backstage at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2008 at the Hisense Arena on October 11, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. This year's event, now in its sixth year, was held in Melbourne for the first time in its history. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Cena

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: WWE wrestler John Cena poses with the award for Fave Sports Star backstage at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2008 at the Hisense Arena on October 11, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. This year's event, now in its sixth year, was held in Melbourne for the first time in its history. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Cena

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: WWE wrestler John Cena poses with the award for Fave Sports Star backstage at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2008 at the Hisense Arena on October 11, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. This year's event, now in its sixth year, was held in Melbourne for the first time in its history. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Cena

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In the third Lashley again took Guida down, and Guida stunningly got Lashley in a guillotine that looked dangerous for a moment. But Lashley pulled his head free, and he held on until the clock ran out to pull off a rather dull decision win over Guida, whose career record falls to 17-20. Lashley said after the fight that he needs to go back to training. He's right about that.

SEE ALSO: Full March Badness results.

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