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BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY :AFRICAN AMERICAN " DESMOND GREEN " IS A MIXED MARTIAL ARTIST WHO COMPETED IN THE FEATHER WEIGHT DIVISION FOR BELLATOR MMA : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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Desmond Green
BornOctober 11, 1989 (age 25)
Rochester, New York, United States
Other namesDez / Des / Desi
The Predator
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
DivisionFeatherweight (145 lb)
Lightweight (155 lb)
Reach74.0 inches (1.88 m)[1]
Fighting out ofRochester, New York, United States
TeamTristar[2]
WrestlingNCAA Division I Wrestling
Years active2011–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total17
Wins14
By knockout3
By submission1
By decision10
Losses3
By submission2
By decision1
UNIVERSITYUniversity of Buffalo
Notable school(s)Rush–Henrietta High School
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
Desmond Green (born October 11, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist who competed in the featherweight division for Bellator MMA.

Background

Green wrestled at Rush–Henrietta High School, where he won a state championship.[3] He later wrestled at University of Buffalo, where he worked towards a major degree in social sciences. He was removed from the wrestling team after he tested positive for marijuana.[4] Green was a MAC Champion and 3x Division 1 NCAA Qualifier.
Green also worked part-time at Walmart as a CASHIER before signing a contract with Bellator MMA.[5]
Green has two children: a daughter named Tsajelia and a son named Desmond Jr.[3]

Mixed martial arts career

Early career

Green started his professional career in 2012. He fought mainly for northeastern American promotions. In the first year of his career, he amassed a record of 8 wins and 1 loss.
Early in 2013, shortly after winning the New England Fights lightweight title with his TKO victory over UFC veteran Henry Martinez, Green signed with Bellator MMA to fight in the featherweight tournament.[5]

Bellator MMA

Green made his promotional debut against Fabrício Guerreiro on September 13, 2013 at Bellator 99 in the quarterfinal match of Bellator season nine featherweight tournament. He lost via unanimous decision.[6]
Green faced Angelo Sanchez on October 25, 2013 at Bellator 105. He won via TKO at 1:04 of round two after the doctor stated Sanchez was unable to CONTINUE.[7]
Green faced Mike Richman on February 28, 2014 at Bellator 110 in the quarterfinal match of Bellator season ten featherweight tournament.[8] He won the fight via unanimous decision. In the semifinals, he faced Will Martinez at Bellator 114 on March 28, 2014. Green again won the fight via unanimous decision. Green faced Daniel Weichel in the tournament final at Bellator 119. He lost the fight via submission in the second round.
Green was released from the promotion, along with several others, on August 26, 2014.[9]

Titan Fighting Championship

In early September 2014, it was announced that Green had signed a contract with Titan Fighting Championship. He made his debut on October 31, 2014 in the main event at Titan FC 31 against Miguel Torres. Green won the fight via knockout in the first round.[10]
Green next faced UFC veteran Steven Silver on December 19, 2014 at Titan FC 32 for the vacant Titan FC Featherweight Championship. To make weight, Green had to cut his dreadlocks.[11] He won the bout by unanimous decision.

Championships and accomplishments

Amateur wrestling

Mixed martial arts

  • New England Fights
    • NEF Lightweight Championship (One time)[16]

Mixed martial arts record

Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win14–3Steven SilerDecision (unanimous)Titan FC 32: Green vs. SilerDecember 19, 201455:00Lowell, Massachusetts, United StatesWon the Titan FC Featherweight Championship.
Win13–3Miguel TorresKO (knee & punches)Titan FC 31: Torres vs. GreenOctober 31, 201410:46Tampa, Florida, United States
Loss12–3Daniel WeichelSubmission (rear-naked choke)Bellator 119May 9, 201422:07Rama, Ontario, CanadaBellator Season 10 Featherweight Tournament Final
Win12–2Will MartinezDecision (unanimous)Bellator 114March 28, 201435:00West Valley City, Utah, United StatesBellator Season 10 Featherweight Tournament Semifinal
Win11–2Mike RichmanDecision (unanimous)Bellator 110February 28, 201435:00Uncasville, Connecticut, United StatesBellator Season 10 Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Win10–2Angelo SanchezTKO (doctor stoppage)Bellator 105October 25, 201321:04Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Loss9–2Fabrício GuerreiroDecision (unanimous)Bellator 99September 13, 201335:00Temecula, California, United StatesBellator season 9 featherweight tournament quarterfinal.
Win9–1Henry MartinezTKO (punches)NEF: Fight Night 7May 18, 201321:50Lewiston, Maine, United StatesWon vacant NEF lightweight title.
Win8–1John OrtolaniDecision (unanimous)CFX 22 - Winter BlastFebruary 23, 201335:00Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win7–1Gemiyale AdkinsDecision (unanimous)PA Cage Fight 15February 15, 201335:00Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Loss6–1Rory McDonellSubmission (gogoplata straight armbar)Score Fighting Series 7November 23, 201214:41Hamilton, OntarioCanada
Win6–0Brandon FlemingDecision (unanimous)NEF: Fight Night 5November 17, 201235:00Lewiston, Maine, United States150 lb catchweight bout.[17]
Win5–0Matt DiMarcantonioDecision (unanimous)Gladius Fights: Fyvie vs. Carlo-ClaussSeptember 22, 201235:00Irving, New York, United States
Win4–0Bruce BoyingtonSubmission (arm-triangle choke)NEF: Fight Night 4September 8, 20122N/ALewiston, Maine, United States
Win3–0Ryan PetersonDecision (split)CFFC 16: Williams vs. JacobyAugust 24, 201235:00Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win2–0Phillip LeGrandDecision (unanimous)JB Sports / Live Nation: Rock Out Knock OutJune 2, 201235:00Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
Win1–0Rob FontDecision (unanimous)Premier FC 8April 1, 201235:00Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States

Mixed martial arts amateur record


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win2–0Nate CharlesTKO (punches)NEF: Fight Night 1February 11, 201210:17Lewiston, Maine, United States
Win1–0Allen WeeksSubmission (rear-naked choke)Raging Wolf 12December 17, 201111:29Irving, New York, United States