"We're always out there to put a show on. Have fun first, put a show on for the fans and win. But, if you look at the champions in five out out of the seven weight classes, five of them are wrestlers or have wrestling backgrounds. And I don't think there is too much hate for Cain Velasquez. It didn't sound like it today. Every one loves him, loves St. Pierre. Dominick Cruz, Jon Jones. You know what I mean? Wrestling wins championships. It's about buying into the system. What got these guys here? Wrestling…. Wrestlers can still be exciting. And you're going to see it on Saturday night between me and Ben Henderson, two of the most exciting fighters out there."
-- "Sticky" Clay Guida defends his approach to winning fights inside the Octagon, which is rooted in relentless takedowns and constant pressure. He rarely gives his opponents a moment to breath; in fact, his aggressive wrestling and top control wears down opponents and pushes them to the brink of utter exhaustion. It's not always the prettiest strategy to watch, however, as "The Carpenter" suggests, it has proven effective. Guida is currently on a four-fight win streak, during which time he has stopped three opponents -- Shannon Gugerty, Rafael dos Anjos and Takanori Gomi -- via submission. In his most recent win over former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, Guida completely schooled "Showtime" on the ground to earn a spot in a number one division contender eliminator bout against Ben Henderson at UFC on FOX 1 this weekend. Will Guida's wrestling lead him to division champion Frankie Edgar's front doorstep when the dust settles? Perhaps more important, will it be exciting to watch?