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Who won Dober vs Green?
Drew Dober beat Bobby Green by during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland, on Saturday 17th December 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Drew Dober.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Dober vs Green stats
Drew Dober stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Bobby Green made his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 13 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Dober had an advantage in power over Green, with a 48% knock out percentage over Green's 34%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Green had a slight advantage over Dober, with a 28% submission rate over Dober's 24%.
Drew Dober was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Green had a height advantage of 2 inches over Dober. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Dober was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 6 months later than Green, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 83 to Green's 104.
Dober vs Green form
Drew Dober had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Rafael Alves at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Terrance McKinney at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Brad Riddell at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Before that, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Green had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had beat Al Iaquinta at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had been beaten by Rafael Fiziev at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had lost to Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 12 on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Bobby Green had been fighting more than Drew Dober.
Going to this contest, Drew Dober had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 28 days ago, while Bobby Green's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 1 day ago.
Dober's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Green's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Dober vs Green?
Drew Dober was a 43/20 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Bobby Green made his way into the ring at 8/25 (-120) with oddsmakers.