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Completed MMA Bout

Clay Guida vs. Benson Henderson

Preliminary Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Mmaweekly large "Smooth" Benson Henderson
Mmaweekly large Clay "The Carpenter" Guida

Henderson
Decision
Round 3

Benson Henderson Clay Guida

"Smooth" "The Carpenter"

14-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   29-11-0
Climbed to 15-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 29-12
-285 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +235 (Moderate Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Glendale, Arizona   Fighting out of   Johnsburg, Illinois
27 years, 11 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 11 months, 4 days
156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
5'9" (175cm)   Height   5'7" (171cm)
71.0" (180cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
MMA Lab   Gym  
UFC on FOX 1
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on FOX 1: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos
  • Date: Saturday 11.12.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: Honda Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Anaheim, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 9 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Guida Total Disclosed Pay: $105,000
  • Henderson Total Disclosed Pay: $125,000
  • Event Links:

Guida vs. Henderson Wiki Update Wiki

The ninth bout of UFC on FOX 1 featured a critical lightweight contender matchup between Clay Guida and Ben Henderson. The bout, while officially the co-main event of the card, was relegated to Facebook preliminary broadcast status due to the special circumstances of how the UFC and FOX constructed their debut event.


Guida came out with his trademark wild style but was soon after nailed by Henderson with a punch and dropped back hurt. The fighters unloaded with Henderson landing the better shots. In a scramble down and up to their feet, Guida pressed Henderson against the cage looking for a takedown. Henderson displayed good defense, briefly looked for a guillotine choke, and stayed in the clinch to deliver a knee. Guida grabbed a single leg but was again denied, followed up by Henderson missing on a flying high kick. Guida landed a big right hand that appeared to hurt Henderson and quickly looked for a guillotine choke of his own. Henderson looked to have recovered as he delivered elbows to the body on the ground and then a kick to the body as the fighters stood back up.


Guida attacked aggressively in the second, shot for a big double leg, couldn't wrestle Henderson to his back, and then was taken down himself. Henderson worked with Guida pressed into the cage and the fighters exchanged big knees to the body. Guida caught Henderson off-balance and momentarily had him down in a grappling-oriented second round. Guida missed on a wild spinning back fist, giving Henderson top position. Guida sunk in a guillotine choke, Henderson escaped and took the back on the ground with a body triangle tied on. Guida defended as Henderson probed for a rear naked choke and the round came to an end.


Henderson missed with a head kick to start the third round. Fists flew wildly as did hair. Henderson missed on a rare axe kick. Guida landed a knee to the body, with Henderson clinching up. Henderson displayed awesome takedown defense, stuffing a double leg takedown across the length of the cage with Guida powering forward until they hit the fence. Guida missed on a high kick and was taken down it perhaps a critical mistake late in the fight. Henderson passed to side control, looked for the crucifix position, and transitioned sweetly to back control as Guida attempted to escape. The fighters crashed into each other in mid-air with Henderson falling onto his back. Amazing action as Henderson gave a thumbs up to show he was in no danger from a guillotine choke. Henderson attempted to escape to his feet and in a final scramble was in top position blasting away with ground and pound. The round ended with an amazing 15 minutes coming to a close.


The judges scored the bout 29-28, 30-27, and 30-27 for the winner by unanimous decision, Ben "Smooth" Henderson. Speaking with Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, Henderson commented, "Getting ready for Guida, super hard to deal with, high energetic awkward style and cadence... Frankie Edgar, we've got a date, let's do it baby."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:47 PM ET
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Guida vs. Henderson Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1064  
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Guida vs. Henderson Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Here are my predictions for this weekend @ufc 139 @danhendo by tko @wandfc by tko @UrijahFaber by dec and story by dec. Who u got ?
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“@WWSCD: @clayguida Just saw your @SafeAuto commercial. It's pretty funny. Glad to see MMA fighters getting to do TV ads. #Mainstream”
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U ever want something so bad, when u dream about it it keeps u up??? #ChampIn2012 What dreams keep u awake??? #insomniacsunite
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“@JovanyBurgos: Taking over my moms over night shift, so she can sleep. #insomniacsunite @SMOOTHone155”good man...
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I live a very blessed life...no complaints, I love everyone in my life...thanks to all my tweeps for the b-day wishes...
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If any one is in or around mchenry il we will be at firewood grill @7 supporting my best bud wes andersons moms benifit come support! Thnx
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It cant be all bad i get more followers even when i lose ! Our fans ROCK ! In the words of arnie I'll be BACK!
4 days
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@travisbrowneMMA putting in work flying hawaiian is ready to put it down. High knees. Haha.
4 days
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Once a fat kid... Always a fat kid ;) http://t.co/Zc3bdSqM
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“@RicardoLamasMMA: @SMOOTHone155 I guess that makes us brothers!”hahaha, sounds right to me brotha...
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“@RicardoLamasMMA: thanks @seanshelby for everything, u're like my Zuffa father haha, u gave me my 1st shot & I'll never forget it!” me too!
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“@Karina_Nunez_: @SMOOTHone155 good luck on the house hunt I hope! I lost track of how many homes we've seen @effyescudero”it's a chore...
3 days
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“@PhilMrWonderful: Oh @dethrone you never stop amazing me with your creativity! Go cop that! http://t.co/IDVS20d4”YeahBuddy!!!
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“@lady_trae_13: @SMOOTHone155 i just listened to your walkout song from sat. I LOVE IT ! love music that has a deeper meaning !”Gr8 song!!!
3 days
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“@SeanTheSaint: @SMOOTHone155 @junior_cigano Remember this? 2 years ago! Congrats on all your success! http://t.co/O6dLLW8W”@effyescudero
2 days
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“@WillNailer: @SMOOTHone155 great talking with you - cant wait to start working on http://t.co/z94AUU42 !”heck yeah, I'm pumped too...
2 days
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“@HammertownMMA: @clayguida @SMOOTHone155 The Carpenter....one classy guy! :)”my cuz trains w/clay, he loved u, ;-D...
2 days
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Its animal style !!! http://t.co/Z8BsgwIR
2 days
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I will hold the @ufc Lightweight BELT one day!!! Thanks fans and friends for always being in my corner. The #thedudeabides but now
2 days
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My fans are with us through thick and thin, Win or lose. This Saturday was a minor setback, but I will be back and more determined then ever
2 days
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thank my long time loyal fans, and any fans made over the weekend also i commend @SMOOTHone155 on a great win congrats on your title shot.
2 days
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Ok here it goes.
2 days
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“@bobbyrazak: @SMOOTHone155 brother im in London England working was very proud of you. I told you so:) lol”thanks doggie, I appreciate ya
2 days
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H8rs let it be known u can stop tryin cuz I won't respond 2 u & get u more followers thru HighSchoolerish h8ing antics...GodBless u h8rs tho
2 days
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Am I supposed 2 be getting a bunch of H8r tweets, I know I didn't have my best showing but DANG, or r all u H8rs just trolling 4 a response?
2 days
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“@ISTHELIONWITHIN: @SMOOTHone155 Great work, Warrior”thanks a ton...
2 days
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“@ratherdapper: @SMOOTHone155 now I have to listen to Church on The Moon since u mentioned Touch Me...”yeah buddy, blessed music...
1 day
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“@NinjaPirateGear: Paging @FrankieEdgar, here's a tip on your fight with @SMOOTHone155. http://t.co/WcoXnWPV”hehehe...
1 day
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“@XavierEffin: @SMOOTHone155 it was a pleasure to see your victory in anaheim. what was your walkout song?”'TouchMe' by DeitrickHaddon...
1 day
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“@javiershowtime: @Smoothone155 u keep impressing me. I think Ur the next chanp”thank you doggie, means a lot...
1 day
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@KoreanZombieMMA 감사함니다 동생
1 day
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“@Vivien_Obande7: @SMOOTHone155 "Who's that peeping upon my window?!"”so you do feel me, hahaha...no 1 knew what I meant, lol...
1 day
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“@lorettahuntmma: I will wait for @SMOOTHone155 to confirm if he was in a full split or not at one pt last nite”haha, I think so...
1 day
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A tough fight and long night calls for a big breakfast caly style. Thnx to everyone that sent good vibes. http://t.co/hWf7tXRv
23 hours
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“@athleticbodycar: @SMOOTHone155 you are, just need that strap so everyone else knows it!”thank you guys...
18 hours
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“@VanessaAAGomes: @SMOOTHone155 Watch your FIGHT YESTERDAY I AM FROM BRAZIL SAO PAULO just fell in love and marry me? KKKKKK”hehehe, ;-D
18 hours
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“@samyg456: @SMOOTHone155 Great attitude.Where does that desire come from?”idk...mma/wrestling is just the epitome of my soul & I must be me
17 hours
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Wanna of course give Him upstairs His praise and due...He's blessed me everyday of my life, thank you Lord for giving me the opportunities
17 hours
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Thanks again to @clayguida for being the warrior that he is...Thx to @ufc & @danawhite, to all my fans, stay tuned, I'm just getting started
17 hours
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Don't want commercials, don't want video games, don't want mag. covers, I want to be the BEST fighter @ 155, period, u guys feel me yet???
17 hours
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At @ufc post-fight press conference...Whew!!! What an honor & fun night, big ups to @clayguida for the dance... http://t.co/9CMCxBjW
7 hours
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Big thanks to my friends @SilverStarNow for endless Support @CharisB @OnePunchDist and the maniac @Lukeburrett !!
1 hour
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Thanks to @SafeAuto , @WestcoastAuth and @dvsshoecompany for helping me achieve my goals
2 hours
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Thanks to my sponsor @MusclePharm @MusclepharmPres and @MPSPORTSWEAR for all their support
2 hours
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Thanks to all the fans for their support !!
2 hours
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“@KassidyWillis1: @SMOOTHone155 Do you know Teddy Gillespie? Did you wrestle with him in college?”teddy is my boi, yes I did...
15 hours
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GoodnessGracious!!! I love post weigh-in feeling...Now it's GO time!!! #sustainedexplosion #EXPLOSIVE #
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Im going to have my managers @VF_Elite do posts for me so i can focus for the next few days. Thanks again see you saturday #thedudeabides
1 day
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Thanks to all the fans for their support , it really does mean a lot to me.
1 day
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“@Sholler_UFC: ANAHEIM....I'M COMING..... @UFCONFOX”awesome, glad to hear it...
1 day
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Here's a list of restaurants offering free meals to Veterans tomorrow bit.ly/uUxwFZ ...thanks to all the vets out there for your service
1 day
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“@Sholler_UFC: @SMOOTHone155 wish I was there my friend. Best of luck this weekend!”thanks doggie, bummed u couldn't be here...
1 day
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Did anyone send me some pics from open work out today?
2 days
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Can anyone guess who this is ? http://t.co/id8d2OH1
2 days
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Happy birth day to all those devil dog leathernecks out there ! 236 years of service and countless heros ! Semper fi marines @ufc @VF_Elite
2 days
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“@mrcruz: @SMOOTHone155 you got me hooked on @buenoburger !”can't wait till I get back to AZ, I'm gonna eat sooo many BuenoSweetPotatoFries
2 days
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“@CaseyGapol: Barnes and noble>bars and drinking @SMOOTHone155 #Intelligence”Real talk...
2 days
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Only a few days now until the biggest fight of my life.
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if you're a fan of @ufc you gotta love #UFConFOX showing a FREE heavyweight title fight this Sat. at 9pm EST/6pm PST & FREE undercard online
2 days
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If you're in the area Come watch open workouts at the @UFC Gym in Rosemead, CA 12-3, check out the Octagon Nation tour, #ufconfox...
2 days
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“@JaeJung80: Mfight @Mfight_Jungsu 기자님 과 @SMOOTHone155 인터뷰 입니다! Excl inteview for Korean fans of Ben! http://t.co/EvIbYy24”Awesome, 감사합니다
2 days
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“@Debbi_BG: @SMOOTHone155 Have u as my background @ work.Getting ready 2 watch u take down Clay this weekend.”then snacktime after ;-D
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“@jahill145: Finally! ! ! RT @SMOOTHone155: Can you??? http://t.co/xkteDz37”haha, how long did it take you???...
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Can you??? #insomniacsunite http://t.co/zdwUBfhW
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Can you??? http://t.co/xkteDz37
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“@MattAAdams: @joerogan Hey man, check this out about Iceland bringing those corrupt cunts to justice http://t.co/GIvlLljs”wow, eye-opening!
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Blackhawks fan. Sorry kings #chicago ! http://t.co/rzXbdNj3
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Me and @junior_cigano , dude is a nice guy and a beast. @UFCONFOX is a great thing for everyone. !! Porra cigano http://t.co/d7QmerGa
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Front row for the big @UFCONFOX pre presser @ufc is going down on fox. La fans are pumped. http://t.co/QSvHWERy
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@Tyler_Griggs @onepunchdist om Sure @SilverStarNow has it online.
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Little @UFCONFOX pre fight press today in holly-weird. maybe i wil get my star someday. Think the @SafeAuto video qualifies me for SAG?
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Life is good http://t.co/Z6fOTT4Y http://t.co/UquRYD9J
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About ready to pick winner of Signed @MPSPORTSWEAR shirt. Follow them and RT this to win will be picking winner shortly. @MusclePharm
4 days
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Just got done packing 4 next business trip,listenin 2 old school Marvin,Teddy,Al,Temptations,Bill,&Stevie the whole time...#insomniacsunite
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“@mattyjh10: @SMOOTHone155 any chance of happy birthday for a massive fan of yours”happy birthday...
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“@ingrampr: @jcbjj @mmalab Pay It Forward: Chris Gruetzemacher Following In Ben Henderson's Footsteps http://t.co/20nnZkMV #MMA”RealDeal!!!
5 days
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Givin away a signed @MPSPORTSWEAR shirt. Follow @MPSPORTSWEAR and RT this to win ! #thedudeabides @MusclepharmPres @MusclePharm
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“@staylor157: “@slickwilliemma: Cant wait for @clayguida to put in work..” this is weird.”I see u WillieParks...
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“@Sholler_UFC: We talkin about PRACTICE?”@jcbjj hahaha...
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Doctor tod has a nice suprise waiting for him. It was a one armed man lol http://t.co/Vs2Mug3a a little about the doc http://t.co/SwL4H4IP
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“@Prep79FBody: Some1 better call the national guard 2 prepare 4 @SMOOTHone155's 15 minute #sustainedexplosion on @UFConFOX #EXPLOSIVE”
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My sponsor @MusclePharm now the #2 ranked company sold @Bodybuildingcom + get their FREE workouts @MusclepharmPres check @MPSPORTSWEAR pow !
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FIGHT WEEK !!!
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“@joerogan: Disturbing & oddly fascinating vid intvw of female scat porn pioneer http://t.co/8NlT1GqK”I rlly wanna 4get the 2 mins I watched
5 days
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“@jcbjj: this reminds me of you Ben.....it's going to be a great week. http://t.co/riZR9WcL”thx Crouchie...let's do this, I love u...
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“@effyescudero: “@Sethbmma: I got a man crush on Patrick Peterson.”Hahahaha”huge punt return but man he got used a few times by the wr's
6 days
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“@NSpicklez: @MIKLOdeSOMA is killing @effyescudero in Fantasy Football this weekend. What do you think of that @SMOOTHone155 ?”hahaha...
6 days
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TimTebow passing 10-21 124 yds 2 TD's isn't shabby,rushing for 118 yds off 12 rushes is good,no TO's is great...getting the W, what matters!
6 days
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TimTebow = Wow...there you go all of you haters...
6 days
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“@LeisterBowling: Can't wait to see my boy @SMOOTHone155 fight this weekend!!! Gonna b a great fight, good luck buddy!!!”thx buddy...
6 days
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“@fullerjoh: MMA fighters foil robbery... nice job @MaggieHendricks http://t.co/rOgJ97B7”Gr8 story, way to go guys...
6 days
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“@SophieP_FL: @SMOOTHone155 @bjpenndotcom its on HDNet”thx gherlie...
7 days
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“@bjpenndotcom: Tune in now to watch my brother's second pro fight!”how??? What's the link???....
7 days
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“@Karina_Nunez_: @effyescudero @smoothone155 Haha I forgot about ur chronic tailbone aches”ur bf is too rough w/me, hahaha!!!
7 days
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“@LapelChoke: Absolute sign ups going on. Women's matches up now”gr8 coverage, I'm pumped for absolute division...
7 days
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“@LapelChoke: DJ Jackson is a BEAST. When he gets his black belt, watch out.”What weight???
7 days
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“@Karina_Nunez_: @SMOOTHone155 is @effyescudero ever going 2 heal that black eye u keep abusing? SMH”tell him 2 stop abusing my tailbone ;-D
7 days
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Last day of sparring, gonna practice bringing the #sustainedexplosion...see you tweeps in a week...God is good!!!...
7 days
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A very humbling experience going from my '96 Bronco (Bernadette) to my gherls '98 Amigo (MouseMobile)...talk about strange looks, hehehe...
7 days
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94 year old fight fan and great grand daughter. Very nice folks http://t.co/9JPcRLep
8 days
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“@mikebeck7: @jcbjj sparring at noon still manana?”yeah buddy, time to get it in!!!...
8 days
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“@LebowskiQuote: @clayguida Forget it, Donny, you're out of your element!” We look forward to Rolling on Shabbos ... ;-)
8 days
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“@joerogan: Engaged couple with the woman pregnant discover they're brother and sister days before their wedding http://t.co/WZSLqXr3”EWW!!!
8 days
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Thanks to my training partners and coaches @JacksonsMMA @IzzyStyle @CubSwanson @ikevallieflagg @mmacoachwink @Jonnybones @Cowboycerrone ect
8 days
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“@fatalfacial: @SMOOTHone155 what weight classes are your training partners?”@GRITZMMA 145er, @YaddiMMA 145er, @effyescudero 155er have more
8 days
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“@buenoburger: We're thinking Onion Rings sound just about perfect for lunch!”I wish!!! Go enjoy some for me tweeps...
8 days
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RosarioDawson is quite right in this flick too, a straight-up warrior chick, gotta dig that...BruceWillis is a G too...#insomniacsunite
9 days
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Yeah the red Chucks that CliveOwens rocks are sick...this is prolly the only time I'd ever be afraid of that lil hobbit, hahaha...
9 days
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“@AntwynJackson: @SMOOTHone155 How can you not be a fan of Jessica Alba? What's not to like?”give me some JessicaBiel tho...
9 days
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“@X_ManMMA: @SMOOTHone155 tell me where i can get a hat like the one u had 2day? that was a sick hat”state fair...
9 days
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Love the visual feel of SinCity...strangely I'm not all that big a fan of JessicaAlba...love MickeyRourkes character...#insomniacsunite...
9 days
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Sorry tweeps, I was sluffing on movie night for #insomniacsunite...let's get it started tho, let's do 'SinCity' tonight...press Play!!!
9 days
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“@mikebeck7: Headed home after practice w/the boys @TheMMALAB. Now time 2 make some curry 4 dinner”nice, hope u enjoyed it, dry salad for me
9 days
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Follow my sponsor @WestcoastAuth Most authentic & original inventories of autographed UFC memorabilia http://t.co/IBmUAJRn thanks
9 days
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Nobodys interested http://t.co/zjNsdhwu ?
9 days
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“@manyweapons: http://t.co/NGEPJYXh @smoothone155 BenHenderson @ SW BjjClassic Talks Miller, Guida & Title Shot”reppin' @dethrone on gi & t
9 days
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“@manyweapons: http://t.co/NGEPJYXh @smoothone155 BenHenderson @ SW BJJ Classic Talks Miller, Guida & Title Shot”solid tech on choke btw
9 days
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“@effyescudero: Wow it's a half pound hot dog unbelievable http://t.co/XH4RrobD”atta boy!!!...
10 days
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“@Sholler_UFC: @SMOOTHone155 hope you had a great camp, Smooth! Look fwd to catching up soon.” ;-D...
10 days
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“@jahill145: @SMOOTHone155 did u know Benson translates in Spanish to Benmijo?”hahaha, I do now...
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