Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green UFC fight info, date and time
Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green is set to go down at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 at 5:30pm EST on Saturday 12th February 2022 in a 155lbs matchup.
Nasrat Haqparast was on a 2-fight win streak before losing to Dan Hooker in his last Octagon outing at UFC 266. Haqparast is 5-3 in the UFC with one knockout to his name.
UFC veteran Bobby Green bounced back from two losses by scoring a first-round knockout against Al Iaquinta. Green has fought in the UFC 17 times, accumulating a record of 9 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw.
Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green betting odds
Bobby Green heads into this fight as the bookies’ betting favorite with odds of -160.
Nasrat Haqparast will be the betting underdog with his odds opening at +145.
Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green was first announced on January 6th, 2022.
Haqparast was initially booked to fight John Makdessi on February 19th, 2022, before Makdessi pulled out with an injury.
Nasrat Haqparast was shut out by Dan Hooker’s grappling skills in his last Octagon performance. He took the fight and made weight on short notice, with Hooker commending his opponent’s bravery.
Prior to this, Haqparast won two on the trot with unanimous decision victories over Rafa Garcia and Alexander Munoz.
After losing his UFC debut, the future looked bright for Haqparast with three wins in a row, including two performance bonuses. However, he suffered a shock first-round KO defeat to Drew Dober at UFC 246 despite being the heavy -300 favorite.
In his last UFC fight, Bobby Green showcased his educated boxing prowess with a first-round knockout vs Al Iaquinta. Over the past 18 months, he has also beaten Clay Guida, Lando Vannata and Alan Patrick.
Green has gone 4-2 in the UFC in his last 6 fights and has earned 3 performance bonuses during that time. He has competed in the promotion since February 2013 and previously fought in Strikeforce.
How they match up
Bobby Green is the much-older fighter at 35 years old, while Nasrat Haqparast is still just 26. Both fighters stand 5”10 tall and Haqparast will have a slight 1-inch reach advantage.
The striking stats for Haqparast and Green are remarkably close. Haqparast lands an average of 5.19 significant strikes per minute to Green’s 5.51. In terms of getting hit, Green absorbs 3.56 significant striker per minute to Haqparast’s 3.48.
A big difference lies in their takedown stats. Green lands an average of 1.45 TD’s per 15 minutes, while Haqparast lands 0.16 TD’s per 15 minutes.
Reasons to watch
This is likely to be an exciting standup fight. Both fighters have excellent striking prowess with knockout power.
It will be interesting to see what Haqparast can bring with a full fight camp after taking his last fight against Hooker on short notice.
This fight could be something of a crossroads fight for Nasrat Haqparast. While still very young, a defeat will indicate that he isn’t living up to his early-career hype. However, get the win and Haqparast could be looking at a Top 15 fight next.
Bobby Green has looked sharp over the past 18 months. A win here would make it two on the bounce and possibly earn him a ranked opponent in the next one.
Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green predictions
The oddsmakers’ predictions have Bobby Green as the betting odds favorite at -160.
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Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green tale of the tape
- Significant 9 year age difference: Haqparast is the younger fighter at 26 years old.
- Haqparast has a slight 1 inch reach advantage.
- Significant experience difference: Green has 24 more professional MMA fights than Haqparast.
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Bobby “King” Green fighter profile and recent form
Bobby Green is a 35 year old male fighter from United States with 28 pro wins and 12 losses. See Bobby Green’s full MMA record.
Bobby Green has a 65% finish rate, including 10 by knockout, 8 by submission, 10 by decision.
Bobby Green is looking to put together a winning streak, having last beaten Shane Shapiro at UFC Fight Pass Invitational.
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Nasrat Haqparast fighter profile and recent form
Nasrat Haqparast is a 26 year old male fighter from Afghanistan with 13 pro wins and 4 losses. See Nasrat Haqparast’s full MMA record.
Nasrat Haqparast has a 70% finish rate, including 9 by knockout, 4 by decision.
Nasrat Haqparast is looking to get back to winning ways after a loss at the hands of Dan Hooker at UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega.
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Who is fighting tonight in the UFC?
Nasrat Haqparast vs Bobby Green is set to go down at UFC 271 – Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2. The fight is expected to start at around 5:30pm EST on Saturday 12th February 2022.
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