Desmond Green - Official UFC® Profile
Desmond
Green
20-5-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 20-5-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Predator
From: Rochester, New York United States
Fights Out Of: Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
Age: 27
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 74"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
124
46% Successful
57
Types of Successful Strikes
0
57
95% Standing
54
3
Striking Defense
71
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
50% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Desmond Green
UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Struve
Sep 2, 2017
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Win
Desmond Green
Apr 8, 2017
41
57
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: Team practice at 10:15, lift at 5, mitt session at 6:30

Thoughts on opponent, Josh Emmett? He is good, but not in my league. I have too many tools.

When and why did you start training for fighting? After I graduated from University at Buffalo in 2012. I've wanted to be a fighter since I was in 10th grade, and I tried to make sure every step I took in my life was to get me here.

What ranks and titles have you held? Titan FC featherweight Champ, NEF lightweight Champ, Bellator Tournament Finalist

Do you have any heroes? My parents, Jesus, Bob Marley

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. I always knew it was my destiny; this is all I ever wanted. I have sacrificed everything, literally everything, to get here, and I will be a champion soon.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, went to UB and got my Bachelor's in Health and Human Services.

What was your job before you started fighting? I had many part time jobs - Walmart, Wegmans, janitor, telemarketer. Basically whatever could fit my training/fighting schedule because I started fighting right after college. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3-0

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?Competed in Russia Akhmat tournament in March 2016. Got Fight of the Night and a first round TKO

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Division 1 wrestler, Freestyle collegiate All-American, 100 + college wins, two-time MAC champion, three-time finalist, ranked as high as No. 8 in the nation junior year.

Favorite grappling technique: Double leg

Favorite Striking technique: Jab

 
  • Pro since 2012

 

  • On five-fight winning streak

 

  • Five wins by KO, one by submission (Arm triangle)

 

  • Three first round finishes

 

  • Defeated UFC vet Rob Font in pro debut

 

  • Also owns wins over UFC vet Steven Siler and former WEC champion Miguel Torres

 

  • Origin of nickname: “I'm a Savage by nature and my dreds and demeanor mimic the Predator look.”

Career

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