Round 1 - Referee Kim Winslow in the cage for this contest. Green takes the center with his hands low. Front kicks land but he looks like he's worried more about wrestling than anything. Volkmann is circling in the outside. More kicks from Green. Volkmann quickly pushes inside and wraps the body. The trip follows, and Volkmann is in top position. Green in half-guard underneath and looking for space. Volkmann stands and tries to control Green's legs as he looks for options. Volkmann just doing his thing. Green pops to a knee and tries to stand, but Volkmann scrambles to his back and latches on to a body triangle. Volkmann working for the choke. One minute left. Volkmann in control and hoping for the finish. Green surviving but unable to offer any counters whatsoever. It's pure survival, but he makes it. MMAjunkie.com gives the first to Volkmann, 10-9.
Round 2 - Green opens with kicks again, and Volkmann shoots in. Great sprawl from Green, but Volkmann pushes immediately back in for a takedown. Green defends well against the cage and stays upright. He pulls away, but Volkmann shoots immediately back inHe misses and falls to his back, so Green controls the legs and pushes into top position. Volkmann with full guard underneath. Green steps over with his left leg and moves to half-mount. Short elbows on top. Green chopping away with punches and elbows, and Volkmann is pinned on his back. Somehow, Winslow deems a stand-up necessary, and the crowd boos. Shocking. Green looks confident on the restart, but Volkmann drives in on a kick and wraps the body. Volkmann drops down to the floor and is again on the back in the final minute. Green looks safe, and he survives a questionable call to win the round on the MMAjunkie.com card, 10-9.
Round 3 - Green punches and defends a Volkmann takedown. As they restart, Green catches a kick to the cup. He doesn't take much of a break. Low kicks from Green on the restart. Green kicks the body. Volkmann shoots from distance and misses. He clinches anyway, but Green counters and hits the floor in top position. Side control for Green. Volkmann has his legs on the fence and tries to kick off, but Green pulls him away. Volkmann scrambles up and tries to sweep, but Green pulls away and signals Volkmann to stands. Halfway mark of the final round. Green looks comfortable. He kicks the body, and Volkmann capitalizes by catching it and pushing the action to the floor. Green rolls through it in an impressive sweep. Volkmann won't relent, and he clinches the body. Greenpowers through it and moves into mount. Green teeing off. Volkmann wraps the body to keep him tight, but time is winding down. Volkmann turns, and Green takes the back and locks in the rear-naked choke. Volkmann quickly taps. Impressive win. Bobby Green def. Jacob Volkmann via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 3, 4:25