UFC 164 Live Blog: Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida

Chad Mendes and Clay Guida will square off at UFC 164 on Saturday. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 164 live blog for Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida, a featherweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

Mendes, who has won four of his past five fights, will face Guida, who has won three of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC 164 live blog below.


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Round 1: Both fighters open orthodox. Hard outside leg kick from Mendes, but Guida fires a right in return. Mendes doing a lot of pressuring in the middle as Guida attempts a takedown and is nearly guillotined before going back down and rolling through. Mendes abandons the attempt and they're back on their feet. Right hand connects for Mendes. A driving inside trip for Mendes puts Guida on his back. A short scramble still ends with Mendes on top.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mendes

Round 2: Both fighters exchange leg kicks and is trying to pressure Mendes more. Inadvertent groin kick from Guida to Mendes halts the bout. The bout resumes and Mendes scores a hard leg kick before having to sprawl to avoid a takedown. Guida sprawls and avoids Mendes' takedown. Mendes lands a hard uppercut in the clinch and just off of that gets behind Guida after a modified snapdown. Guida is able to stand and now pressuring forward.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mendes

Round 3: Guida pressuring early and Mendes tags him with a right that drops him. Guida recovers very quickly but Mendes is all over him  and scores a MONSTER right. Guida turtles up in extreme pain and with just a few shots more, the bout is halted.

Chad Mendes def. Clay Guida via TKO (strikes) at :30 of round 3

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