UFC on ESPN+ 31: Bobby Green vs. Lando Vannata 2 Play-by-Play

Kicking off the main card, Bobby Green fought Lando Vannata in a rematch. Here’s how the fight went.

Bout 5: Bobby Green (25-10-1) vs. Lando Vannata (11-4-2) (Lightweight)

The fighters traded shots early on, with the fighters exchanging words in the cage at some points. Vannata landed a hard hook in the second minute of the fight, although Green answered back with his own punch that landed clean. Green dropped Vannata with a right hook in the fourth minute, getting half guard for a moment after. Vannata got back up, although Green took him down to the ground. They returned to the feet in a body lock for a moment before separating. Green scored a hard two-punch combination in the final minute of the round. 

Vannata put Green in a body lock in the first minute of the fight, separating moments after. Green was still trash talking after exchanges, putting his arms down at points. Green clinched in the second minute of the round, landing a knee to the body before Vannata escaped. Trading jabs in the second minute, the fighters were talking to eachother. Green got a takedown in the third minute after Vannata landed a head kick. Vannata tried for a guillotine choke from the bottom, but Green escaped eventually and took full guard. They went back to the feet with two minutes left in the round. Vannata got a takedown in the final minute of the round from a body lock. They got up moments after, separating after Vannata was on the back of Green for a second.They traded some strikes on the feet until the round ended.

Green landed knees to the body in a clinch early in the third round. Vannata was dropped moments after by an elbow to the head. Green went to the ground, throwing strikes from above to Vannata, who was covering up. Green moved into full mount. After Vannata tried for a heel hook they got back to the feet. Green got a takedown halfway through the round. They got back up with a minute-and-a-half left. After three rounds, Green was given the win (30-26, 30-27 & 30-27).

RESULT: Bobby Green def. Lando Vannata via Decision, Unanimous

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Green 10 10 10 30
Vannata 9 9 8 26


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