The lightweight battle between Bobby Green and Tony Ferguson was dominatingly a Bobby Green show as he was successful in emerging victoriously in every round, Ferguson did drop green in the first round, but after that, he couldn’t capture a dominating moment.
Green shockingly converted his performance into a decisive win; during the last few seconds of round 3 he was successful with an arm triangle choke, and it is worth knowing that Ferguson did not tap – the referee stepped in and separated the two.
Ferguson’s unrelenting effort and grit are applaud-worthy.
Tony Ferguson is on a 6 match losing streak
This loss is marked as Tony Ferguson’s 6th consecutive defeat; Justin Gaethje, Charles Oliveira, Beneil Dariush, Michael Chandler, Nate Diaz, and now Bobby Green all together are responsible for trapping Ferguson in a downward spiral – his fans are desperately looking forward to his win, and they will be hoping for him to break out of this daunting losing streak.
Critics from the MMA world want Tony Ferguson to retire after his recent performance and are questioning his career because of his age and poor form. Ferguson is 39 years old; he seems to have lost the spark he once had – hopefully, he fights a few more from here and shows the world what he’s still capable of doing.
This is a massive moment for Bobby Green as the win will play a pivotal role in his career; if it wasn’t for the accidental head clash against Jared Gordon, this would be marked as his 2nd consecutive win. It will be very interesting to see where Bobby Green goes from here; he could most likely fight someone from the top 15 next.
Bobby Green could most likely return once more before the year ends; if not, we can definitely expect to see him in the early phase of 2024 against a top contender from the lightweight division.