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Going to hit him in his face until he goes down: Green details plan for Islam

LockerRoom Team
22 February 2022

Bobby Green and Islam Makhachev are all set to lock horns this weekend at UFC Vegas 49. Green will be stepping into the fight on a 10-day short notice and is coming off an impressive unanimous decision win over Nasrat Haqparast.

Speaking to Ariel Helwani during the MMA Hour, Green detailed why he took up the fight on short notice and revealed why he wanted the fight to be at catchweight.

“I’ve cut 20-25 pounds in three or four days. I heard Chael Sonnen saying something like, ‘Why does Bobby Green want a catchweight?’. You have no idea what I do in my offtime, I’m an all-you-can-eat sushi guy. I’m a big 55’er. I know I make this s*it look easy, but there are always some things you have coming from those fights. Now they want me to take it and run it back again. This is nuts. But I want to show people, I’m not crazy, I’m f*cking nuts,” he said (h/t

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Green further went on to reveal his game plan for Makhachev and said that he will be looking to finish the Dagestani superstar.

“I’m going to show you some real g s*it. Get in there, and do this with the highest-ranked guy in the division. I’m going to walk in there like a gangster, and punch that guy right in his f*cking face. I’m gonna keep hitting him in his face until he goes down,” he added.

What do you think will happen when Green fights Makhachev? Let us know in the comment section of the article below.

Watch UFC Fight Night – Makhachev vs Green LIVE on SONY TEN 2 (English), SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) & SONY TEN 4 (Tamil & Telugu) channels on 27th February 2022 from 5:30 AM IST.

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