Bobby Green is clearly pissed off after not having the ability to ship extra resistance to Islam Makhachev within the UFC Fight Night 202 important occasion.
Inexperienced (29-13-1 MMA, 10-8-1 UFC) was taken down and pounded out with strikes by Makhachev (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) within the opening spherical of their 160-pound catchweight battle on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Inexperienced took the battle on 10 days’ discover when Beneil Dariush suffered an harm, and oddsmakers had him as the most important betting underdog in a UFC headliner over the previous 5 years.
Nonetheless, although, Inexperienced got here into the battle assured he couldn’t solely surpass expectations, however really get his hand raised in opposition to Makhachev. The truth was totally different, nevertheless, and afterward, a disenchanted Inexperienced expressed some disappointment about his lack of preparation for such an enormous second.
“Costly ache – costly ache,” Inexperienced stated on an Instagram story. “Wins and losses. Wins and losses. I simply wish to thank all my guys, all my peoples for driving with me. I apologize, however that is what it comes with if you throw this sh*t collectively, what I’m saying? It’s final minute. I put it collectively as a lot as I can guys. I admire you. The sh*t we do for our households. Love you guys.”
Regardless of the loss, Inexperienced nonetheless seems to stay a fan favourite. He positioned himself for the substitute alternative in opposition to Makhachev via a sequence of thrilling performances and interesting interviews, however he couldn’t pull off the upset on battle night time.
It seems Inexperienced obtained a bump in compensation to take the battle with Makhachev, and he indicated a number of occasions all through battle week that he wouldn’t have stepped up if it wasn’t price his whereas.