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Bobby Green finally has a new ranked opponent for UFC Austin!



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Bobby Green will fight on December 2. Photo via instagram (@bobbykinggreen)

Fan favorite Bobby Green has a new opponent on December 2.

The promotion announced Thursday that Jalin Turner takes Dan Hooker’s place in the co-main event of UFC Austin.

The fight between Green and Hooker was scheduled for five rounds, but with Turner taking the fight on short notice, the lightweight co-main event be three rounds.

Jalin Turner comes into the fight with back-to-back losses against Mateusz Gamrot and Dan Hooker while Green has two straight wins against Tony Ferguson and Grant Dawson.

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UFC Austin with Bobby Green

UFC Austin takes place at Moody Center and is headlined by a lightweight bout between top ranked Beneil Dariush and Arman Tsarukyan.

Main card

  • Lightweight bout: Beneil Dariush vs. Arman Tsarukyan
  • Lightweight bout: Bobby Green vs. Jalin Turner
  • Bantamweight bout: Rob Font vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
  • Welterweight bout: Sean Brady vs. Kelvin Gastelum
  • Middleweight bout: Punahele Soriano vs. Dustin Stoltzfus
  • Light heavyweight bout: Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Azamat Murzakanov

Preliminary Card

  • Lightweight bout: Clay Guida vs. Joaquim Silva
  • Women’s bantamweight bout: Miesha Tate vs. Julia Avila
  • Middleweight bout: Zach Reese vs. Cody Brundage
  • Lightweight bout: Drakkar Klose vs. Joe Solecki
  • Featherweight bout: Steve Garcia vs. Melquizael Costa
  • Light heavyweight bout: Rodolfo Bellato vs. Ihor Potieria
  • Middleweight bout: Wellington Turman vs. Jared Gooden
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Veronica Hardy vs. Jamey-Lyn Horth

* Fight card is a subject of change

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