The UFC announced that lightweight contenders Bobby "King" Green and Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal will meet at UFC 178.
Jorge Masvidal (27-8) has 10 knockouts, 2 submission and 15 decision victories while he has been knocked out eight times, submitted twice and lost by decision five times. Prior to joining the UFC he was 3-1 in his last four. He made his UFC debut against Tim Means via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 7 – Henderson vs. Melendez on Apr / 20 / 2013 and then beat Michael Chiesa, via submission at UFC on Fox 8 – Johnson vs. Moraga on Jul / 27 / 2013. He lost to Rustam Khabilov via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Fight for the Troops 3 on Nov / 06 / 2013, but beat in his next fight Pat Healy via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 11 – Werdum vs. Browne on Apr / 19 / 2014. He is coming off a win over Daron Cruickshank at UFC on Fox 12.
Bobby Green (23-5) has won his last seven fights, he made his UFC debut against Jacob Volkmann which he beat via submission. He beat Pat Healy at UFC on Fox 9 – Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 on Dec / 14 / 2013 via decision. He is coming off a win over Josh Thomson At UFC On Fox 12.