|Bobby Green Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||September 9, 1986|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Bobby Green is an American professional mixed martial artist who has competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, United States
Bobby Green attended A. B. Miller High School. It was during his time there that he started wrestling in his sophomore year and was placed twice in the state tournament.
Professional Mixed Martial Artist
- Super Lightweight
71 in (180.5 cm)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Note – Bobby Green has 3 children.
Race / Ethnicity
Has multiple tattoos
Bobby Green Facts
- He was 5 years old when he became a foster child because his father was incarcerated and his mother’s addiction problem.
- In January 2008, he made his debut as a professional mixed martial artist and went on to amass an 8–1 record while fighting in independent events.
- When he initially started to pursue a career as a professional mixed martial artist, he was also working at a warehouse in order to help support his son.
- After gaining the attention of Affliction Entertainment, Bobby Green fought on the company’s second (and final) card Day of Reckoning and lost to Dan Lauzon via submission in the first round. He was docked two points in the first round. The website Sherdog has described the fight as one of the dirtiest fights in recent memory.
- On February 25, 2010, he faced Ricky Legere at KOTC Arrival at the San Manuel Casino in Highland, California. Green defeated him via first-round TKO to win the King of the Cage Junior Welterweight Championship. He then went on to defend the title once before he lost it to Tim Means.
- He defeated Dom O’Grady by unanimous decision to win the King of the Cage Lightweight Championship on April 21, 2010.
- It was announced on July 14, 2011, that he had signed a 4-fight deal with Strikeforce and it was also announced that Green would debut facing Milton Vieira at Strikeforce Challengers: Gurgel vs. Duarte. However, later it was announced on July 19, 2011, that Green would be filling in for Lyle Beerbohm against Gesias Cavalcante at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson. Bobby Green lost the fight via a narrow split decision.
- Bobby Green was expected to face Isaac Vallie-Flagg at Strikeforce Challengers: Britt vs. Sayers but the latter was forced out of the bout with an injury. Isaac was replaced by J. P. Reese. He went on to win the fight via submission in the third round.
- He came against James Terry at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier on May 19, 2012, and won via split decision (28–29, 29–28, 29–28).
- At Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman, he faced Matt Ricehouse on August 18, 2012, and won the fight via unanimous decision.
- At UFC 156, he faced Jacob Volkmann on February 2, 2013, and defeated him via rear-naked choke submission in the third round. The win earned him Submission of the Night honors.
- On July 27, 2013, he was expected to face Danny Castillo at UFC on Fox 8 but Bobby Green pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was eventually replaced by Tim Means.
- On February 1, 2014, he was expected to fight against Abel Trujillo at UFC 169 but pulled out of the bout due to undisclosed reasons. Green was replaced by Jamie Varner.
- At UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan, Bobby Green faced Lando Vannata on August 1, 2020, and won the fight via unanimous decision. This win earned Green the Fight of the Night award.
- On July 29, 2023, he faced Tony Ferguson at UFC 291 and won the fight via technical submission due to an arm-triangle choke in the closing seconds of the third round. He also earned the Performance of the Night bonus award.
Featured Image by Bobby Green / Instagram