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Jacob Volkmann Announces UFC 156 Fight with Bobby Green

Written by Tom Ngo
December 21st, 2012
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UFC Jacob Volkmann

On Friday night, lightweight Jacob Volkmann (Pictured) announced he will welcome Bobby Green to the big leagues at UFC 156.

“It’s official. I’m fighting Bobby Green Feb 2nd on UFC 156,” Volkmann tweeted. “Vegas anyone?”

Volkmann is victorious in six of his last seven bouts. “Christmas” as last seen submitting Shane Roller in October.

Green premieres in the Octagon on the strength of a four-fight winning streak. He posted a decision over Matt Ricehouse in his most recent outing.

The scrap will likely appear in the show’s prelims.

Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the festivities.

Here is the card’s updated lineup:

Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera

Jacob Volkmann vs. Bobby Green

Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau

Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall

Erick Silva vs. Jay Hieron

Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia

Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)

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