Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-02-26, pretty good mma fight: Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Green vs Makhachev is the main event of UFC Vegas 49 (also known as UFC Fight Night 202 or UFC on ESPN+ 60). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Islam Makhachev record
The 2016 world Combat Sambo champ Islam Makhachev entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-1-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Charles Oliveira).
He suffered his only loss when he faced Adriano Martins in 2015, since then he has won nine consecutive bouts beating Drew Dober (Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober), Thiago Moises (Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises) and Dan Hooker in his last three (Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker).
Makhachev’s next fight: Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev
Bobby Green record
His opponent, Bobby Green (who replaces Beneil Dariush), has a record of 29-12-1 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the lightweight division.
He lost two consecutive matches between 2020 and 2021, against Thiago Moises and Rafael Fiziev (Rafael Fiziev vs Bobby Green), but then he has won over Al Iaquinta and Nasrat Haqparast (just two weeks ago, Bobby Green vs Nasrat Haqparast).
Green’s next fight: Bobby Green vs Drew Dober
UFC Vegas 49 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 202: Makhachev vs. Green
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: catchweight (160 lbs, 72 kg)
UFC Vegas 49 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 49 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green
Misha Cirkunov vs Wellington Turman
Ji Yeon Kim vs Priscila Cachoeira
Arman Tsarukyan vs Joel Alvarez
Armen Petrosyan vs Gregory Rodrigues
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Zhu Rong vs Ignacio Bahamondes
Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual
Terrance McKinney vs Farès Ziam
Alejandro Pérez vs Jonathan Martinez
Ramiz Brahimaj vs Micheal Gillmore
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernández
UFC Vegas 49 pre-fight press conference
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UFC Vegas 49 weigh-in
Watch the official video of UFC Vegas 49: Makhachev vs Green weigh-in!
Makhachev vs Green full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official video – spanish
Official highlights – spanish
Makhachev vs Green result
Islam Makhachev defeated Bobby Green via TKO at 3:23, round 1.
Makhachev vs Green post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Bobby Green vs Islam Makhachev post-fight octagon interview.
UFC Vegas 49 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 49.
Islam Makhachev def. Bobby Green via TKO r1
Wellington Turman def. Misha Cirkunov via SUB r2
Priscila Cachoeira def. Ji Yeon Kim via UD
Arman Tsarukyan def. Joel Álvarez via TKO r2
Armen Petrosyan def. Gregory Rodrigues via SD
Ignacio Bahamondes def. Rong Zhu via SUB r3
Josiane Nunes def. Ramona Pascual via UD
Terrance McKinney def. Farès Ziam via SUB r1
Jonathan Martinez def. Alejandro Pérez via UD
Ramiz Brahimaj def. Micheal Gillmore via SUB r1
Carlos Hernández def. Victor Altamirano via SD
UFC Vegas 49 post-fight press conference
Watch the video of the UFC Vegas 49: Makhachev vs Green post-fight press conference from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
UFC Vegas 49 bonus awards
UFC Vegas 49 Fight of the Night: Priscila Cachoeira vs Ji Yeon Kim
UFC Vegas 49 Performance of the Night: Arman Tsarukyan and Wellington Turman