Strikeforce Fedor vs. Hendo Play-by-Play: JZ Cavalcante vs. Bobby Green


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JZ Cavalcante vs. Bobby Green (lightweight)

Round 1: JZ comes out throwing a flying knee, but doesn’t land. JZ grabs a leg, but Green reverses and gets the clinch against the cage. JZ ultra aggressive, swinging punches and lands a nice leg kick. JZ has a small cut on his right cheek with a bit of blood. Green fires a nice straight punch that pops JZ. JZ gets the clinch looking for the takedown, but they separate after a few moments. JZ throws a nasty head kick that clips Green that sends him backwards. Green is fine and even tells JZ against the cage ‘No, no, that’s nothing’.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 JZ Cavalcante

Round 2: JZ opens with a nice kick before Green gets the fight to the clinch against the cage. Green drags JZ to the ground, but he pops back up. JZ goes for a jumping knee, but doesn’t land, Green instead pushes the fight back to the fence. JZ is able to get underhooks and get the takedown. JZ looking for ground and pound from inside Green’s guard. JZ moves to full mount, Green rolls and JZ looks for the choke. Green appears to tap as the round comes to a close but the referee doesn’t see it and the round ends. Replay shows he clearly tapped.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-8 JZ Cavalcante

Round 3: Fighters exchanging strikes to open the third and final round. JZ shoots in for the takedown, but Green gets an underhook and stands it up. Back to striking, a few shots thrown by each fighter but Green goes for the clinch again. JZ swinging hard and heavy, still stepping forward. JZ snatches a guillotine choke and pulls guard, but Green pops out as the fight comes to an end.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 JZ Cavalcante

Round 3: Fighters exchanging strikes to open the third and final round. JZ shoots in for the takedown, but Green gets an underhook and stands it up. Back to striking, a few shots thrown by each fighter but Green goes for the clinch again. JZ swinging hard and heavy, still stepping forward. JZ snatches a guillotine choke and pulls guard, but Green pops out as the fight comes to an end.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 JZ Cavalcante

JZ Cavalcante def. Bobby Green by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

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