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UFC On FOX 9: Bobby Green Vs. Pat Healy

Bobby Green vs. Pat Healy

A battle between former Strikeforce fighters will take place inside the Octagon, as Bobby Green meets Pat Healy. Green (21-5) is on an impressive six-fight win streak that includes three submission victories and a TKO win over James Krause in November.

Healy (31-16) lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov in September after having a bout with Jim Miller ruled a no-contest after he failed the post-fight drug test. Prior to those two UFC appearances, “Bam Bam” had won six in a row.

Round 1: Green quickly crosses the Octagon, and as he stands next to Healy, he looks a weight class or two smaller. Healy looks massive compared to the “King.” Green with the first takedown of the match, but Healy quickly to his feet. Healy evens up the takedown scorecard and Green gets right back to his feet and signals for Healy to “bring it.” Healy tagging him and Green does some taunting. Green putting together combos and Healy answers back with power punches. Healy to the back and takes him to the ground. Green spins out and gets free. Healy ending the round strong, and Green answers back.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Green

Round 2: Green with a nice counter left that lands as Healy was coming in, and he goes back to taunting, ducking, moving and striking. Green is leaps and bounds faster than Healy. Man, Green is just snapping off lefts and rights at will; he is super fast, like Demetrious Johnson fast, but Healy still has that one-punch-power. Healy says enough with the quickness and just comes after Green, taking him to the canvas. Healy with a better job of cutting Green off, who concludes the round with another takedown.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Healy

Round 3: Green’s movement has been hindered by the beating Healy put on him over those five minutes, as he comes out for the round looking tired. Nice right lands by Healy and Green connects with a counter catching him coming in. He approves of himself with a head nod. Green working the Healy came against the fence, holding him there and using the clinch. Both men are busted up and the pace has slowed dramatically, as expected. Green puts together a combo and lands with another left of Healy coming in. Healy gets a takedown and moves to the back, but gets too high and Green takes the back. They move up against the fence with Green holding the advantage. Green scores with one more takedown in the final moments, but winds up on his back after trying to do something. Healy pounds on him to conclude the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Green

Bobby Green def. Pat Healy via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)