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Who won Green vs Gordon?
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).
Green vs Gordon stats
Bobby Green stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 14 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Jared Gordon made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Green had a slight advantage in power over Gordon, with a 34% knock out percentage over Gordon's 32%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Green had an advantage over Gordon, with a 28% submission rate over Gordon's 11%.
Bobby Green was the older man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
Green had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gordon. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Green was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years earlier than Gordon, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 105 to Gordon's 67.
Green vs Gordon form
Green had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Drew Dober at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, 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.
He had lost to Rafael Fiziev at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Jared Gordon had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Paddy Pimblett at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Leonardo Santos at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Grant Dawson at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Joe Solecki at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Bobby Green had been fighting more than Jared Gordon.
Going to this contest, Bobby Green had last fought 11 months and 13 days ago, while Jared Gordon's last outing had been 11 months and 20 days ago.
Green's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Gordon's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Green vs Gordon?
Bobby Green was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Jared Gordon made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.