Jacob Volkmann vs Bobby Green Added to UFC 156

Jacob Volkmann

 

Jacob Volkmann

  • 15-3 MMA / 6-3 UFC Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Antonio McKee, Danny Castillo, Shane Roller

Bobby Green

 

Bobby Green

  • 19-5 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Daron Cruickshank, James Terry, Matt Ricehouse

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UFC 156

February 2nd, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Jacob Volkmann bounced back from a submission loss to Paul Sass with a submission victory of his own, stopping Shane Roller in the first round with a rear naked choke. The win was Volkmann’s first stoppage victory since signing with the promotion in November of 2009. He’s gone 6-1 since dropping to the lightweight division after starting his UFC career 0-2 as a welterweight.

Bobby Green becomes the latest Strikeforce transfer on the heels of a four-fight win streak dating back to September of last year. Most recently, he earned a one-sided unanimous decision victory over Matt Ricehouse at Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman.

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