R3 – They come out firing, Diaz gaining the upper hand with his jab. Guida staying busy, moving in with the punch-kick combination, but Diaz' reach is keeping him ahead as he lands more combinations, more frequently. Diaz starts posturing, taunting Guida, but then unleashes a flurry that has Guida hurt. Guida finally locks Diaz up along the fence, but Diaz uses the hip toss again. Right back up on the feet, Guida maintains control from behind, but Diaz tries to work for the Kimura. Guida then wrests Diaz down with a single-leg, but they're right back up against the fence. Guida jumps up on Diaz' back near the end of the round, but can't take advantage and the fight is over.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Diaz; the fight 29-28 for Guida.
Clay Guida def. Nate Diaz by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28), R3