The UFC announced that lightweight contenders Bobby “King” Green and Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal will meet at UFC 178.
Jorge Masvidal (27-8) has 10 knockouts, 2 submission and 15 decision victories while he has been knocked out eight times, submitted twice and lost by decision five times. Prior to joining the UFC he was 3-1 in his last four. He made his UFC debut against Tim Means via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 7 – Henderson vs. Melendez on Apr / 20 / 2013 and then beat Michael Chiesa, via submission at UFC on Fox 8 – Johnson vs. Moraga on Jul / 27 / 2013. He lost to Rustam Khabilov via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Fight for the Troops 3 on Nov / 06 / 2013, but beat in his next fight Pat Healy via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 11 – Werdum vs. Browne on Apr / 19 / 2014. He is coming off a win over Daron Cruickshank at UFC on Fox 12.
Bobby Green (23-5) has won his last seven fights, he made his UFC debut against Jacob Volkmann which he beat via submission. He beat Pat Healy at UFC on Fox 9 – Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 on Dec / 14 / 2013 via decision. He is coming off a win over Josh Thomson At UFC On Fox 12.
The main event will be between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. UFC 178 will happen on September 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.