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UFC On Fox 12 Results: Bobby Green Wins Close Fight Over Josh Thomson

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Bobby Green Wins Close Fight Over Josh Thomson

Bobby Green proved tonight that he belongs with the top lightweights in the world. Green defeated Josh Thomson by split decision (28-29, 29-28×2) to kick off the main card of UFC on Fox 12.

The fight starts with Thomson immediately throwing an inside leg kick. Thomson throws a kick, but Green counters with a right hand that drops Thomson, who gets up immediately. Green with a left jab. Green lands a body kick and a double jab. Green with another jab and then a left hook. A kick landed by Thomson. Green accidentally eye pokes Thomson, who is ready after a lands few moments.

Green lands a couple left jabs and then a body kick. Thomson comes back with an standing elbow. Green with outside leg kicks. Green with another outside leg kick and the round ends.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores round one for Green, 10-9.

The second round begins with Green landing a body kick and Thomson comes back with an outside leg kick. Green lands a right hand and Thomson comes back with a left. Green with a right hand, a left and Thomson comes back with right and a left hand. Green lands a body kick. Thomson with a left hand and Green comes back with a left hand. Thomson with a couple leg kicks. Green lands a right hand. Green comes back with a leg kick, body kick and a right hand.

Thomson comes back with a right hand. Thomson misses with an overhand right as Green slips out of the way. Green lands a combination, but Thomson comes back with a heel trip takedown and then another takedown. Green is able to get up. Each guy lands a right hand. Thomson lands a right hand and the round ends.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores round two for Thomson, 10-9.

The final stanza starts with Thomson landing an inside leg kick. Green lands a left hand to the body. Green trying for a takedown, but Thomson stuffs it. In the clinch, Green lands a knee to the body. Green lands a flying knee. Thomson tries a takedown, but Green is able to land some shots and Thomson comes back with a knee.

Green with a couple outside leg kicks and Thomson comes back with his own. Thomson lands a knee and then a body kick. Green for a moment lands a takedown, but Thomson lands shots to head of Green. Thomson lands a left hook. Green comes back with a body kick. Each guy lands a left jab. Green lands a short uppercut. Green with a right jab. Green lands an outside leg kick and a jab. Each guy with a jab and Green misses a head kick to end the round and the fight.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores the third round for Green, 10-9 and the fight 29-28 for Green.

About Steve Muehlhausen

Steven is the site editor for Between The Ropes. He was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. Steven was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

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