Dober vs. Green set for UFC Vegas 66Get the Full StoryDrew Dober will face Bobby Green at a UFC Fight Night card on December 17th Photo by Josh Hedges Zuffa LLC
Drew Dober will face Bobby Green at the UFC s December 17th Fight Night card. The final UFC event of the year is going down at the APEX facility in Las Vegas on December 17th, and will be headlined by a middleweight clash between Sean Strickland and Jared Cannonier. While that s a quality main event, the promotion has sweetened the deal with an exciting lightweight tilt between action fighters Drew Dober and Bobby Green.
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Dober just posted to his Instagram account that he will be locking horns with the UFC veteran. He might have not have used many words on the announcement, but that s okay. The 34-year-old is a man whose fighting style speaks louder than words.
The Elevation Fight Team talent is riding a two-fight winning streak, made extra special by the fact that his last five wins have all ended with spectacular knockouts. Once known as a volume striker, Dober is now feared as one of the division s most dangerous knockout artists.
36-year-old Bobby Green has been around the MMA scene for a minute or two the man competed at Affliction 2 way back in 2009 which just so happens to be the same year that Dober made his professional MMA debut . Despite the experience, consistency is something that has been plaguing Green. Since winning three fights in a row back in 2020, the Pinnacle MMA fighter has gone on a less than stellar run of 2-3. To be fair, he did drop bouts to top-flight competition like Rafael Fiziev and Islam Makhachev, but Dober is a tough out to try and get back into the win column against.
Alongside the top-ranked middleweight main event UFC Vegas 66 is expected to feature a lightweight bout between Arman Tsarukyan & Damir Ismagulov, as well as a flyweight bout between Brandon Royval & Amir Albazi, and a featherweight contest between Alex Caceres and Julian Erosa. Stay tuned to Bloody Elbow for more news and notes as fight night approaches.