UFC lightweight Bobby Green will be making a short turnaround when he faces Pat Healy on December 19 in Sacramento. The lightweight announced the move earlier today via Facebook and UFC officials recently confirmed the change up.
The talented fighter is coming of a controversial TKO victory over James Krause in his last outing that saw him win on a disputed strike. Regardless of the controversy, the victory helped him extend his current win streak to six and he will will look to make it seven when he replaces the injured Jamie Varner.
UFC on FOX 9 will take place in Sacramento, California on December 19 and will be headlined by a UFC flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez. The night’s co-main event will see bantamweights Michael McDonald and Urijah Faber face off in a crucial bout in the bantamweight division.
The FOX network event will take place at the Sleep Train Arena (formerly the ARCO Arena), with prelims airing via FOX Sports 1 and Facebook.
UFC on FOX 9 Fight Card:
Main Card (FOX 8PM ET)
- UFC Flyweight Title Fight: Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Joe Benavidez
- Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald
- Matt Brown vs. Carlos Condit
- Nik Lentz vs. Chad Mendes
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1, Facebook)
- Mac Danzig vs. Joe Lauzon
- John Dodson vs. Scott Jorgensen
- Pat Healy vs. Bobby Green
- Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo
- TBA vs. Court McGee
- John Moraga vs. Darren Uyenoyama
- Roger Bowling vs. Abel Trujillo
- Cody McKenzie vs. Sam Stout