Rochester’s own Desmond Green defeated Canadian lightweight Charles Jourdain by unanimous decision at UFC on ESPN Fight Night Saturday at Blue Cross Arena at the Community War Memorial. The Rush-Henrietta grad said he was blown away by the crowd’s support and the standing ovation he received. Prior to Saturday’s fight Desmond had a 22-8 record in 30 career bouts as a professional comprised of 15 decisions, six knockouts and one submission. He made his debut appearance with the UFC in 2017. His Key Stat : Green improved to 4-0 in his home state of New York and never has lost a fight on the East Coast.
He Stated in recent interview post game “I knew it was going to be a roar, but I could literally feel the vibrations through my body as they were roaring. In my head, I was like, ‘This is for me? I love you, Rochester, but dang – I didn’t know it was going to come out like this.’ I’ll be dreaming about this for the next couple weeks.”