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Strikeforce lightweight Bobby Green meets Jacob Volkmann at UFC 156

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Five-time Strikeforce veteran Bobby Green (19-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at February's UFC 156 event against nine-time UFC fighter Jacob Volkmann (15-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC).

USA TODAY Sports today learned from sources close to the fighters that both athletes have verbally agreed to the matchup and bout agreements are expected to be finalized shortly.

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Post #1   12/21/12 7:11:40PM   

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It has been an awesome day for Strikeforce fighters. Whats that the third today that has been announced in a UFC bout.

Post #2   12/21/12 7:46:23PM   

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I'll be picking Volkmann via complaining about Obama for 11 points.

Post #3   12/21/12 8:30:01PM   

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Boring fight.
Highlight just may be what volkman says
When he wins

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There have been a lot of great pick ups from Strikeforce, and nearly all of them have scored unfavorable match ups. Lawler should have been matched up with a banger, and Green should have scored a guy who is more versatile for sure. I am wondering, does anyone have a list of who the UFC has picked up and what their match ups are....immediate props would come. I would disect it of course.

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Posted by jae_1833

There have been a lot of great pick ups from Strikeforce, and nearly all of them have scored unfavorable match ups. Lawler should have been matched up with a banger, and Green should have scored a guy who is more versatile for sure. I am wondering, does anyone have a list of who the UFC has picked up and what their match ups are....immediate props would come. I would disect it of course.



Maybe the UFC are trying to shift dead weight ?

I know Lawler is on a pretty lucrative contract......

Post #6   12/22/12 8:06:34AM   

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Hurts, but it's true....Robbie is inconsistant as he sometimes just shows a complete lack of wrestling skills and that has even made him gunshy before too.

Post #7   12/24/12 8:47:51PM