Biography(references)Green wrestled at Rush–Henrietta High School, where he won a state championship. He later wrestled at University at Buffalo, where he worked towards a major degree in social sciences. He was removed from the wrestling team after he tested positive for marijuana. Green was a Mid-American Conference Champion and three-time Division 1 NCAA Qualifier. Green also worked part-time at Walmart as a cashier before signing a contract with Bellator MMA.
Fighter Trivia(references)On August 18, 2018, Green was involved in a car accident in Florida when he lost control of his SUV and veered toward a tractor-trailer, resulting in a five-car crash which killed two people. Green was involved in a minor accident two weeks prior to this five-car crash accident where he was cited driving with a suspended license and no proof of insurance with a toxicology report that Green tested positive for Cannabinoid, Tetrahydrocannabinol and a blood-alcohol level of 0.14 . Subsequently, his release was revoked and Green was jailed, pending his court hearing on March 6, 2020.
Awards & Accolades
National Collegiate Athletic Association: Mid-American Conference 149 lb: Champion out of University of Buffalo (2009–10)
National Collegiate Athletic Association: Mid-American Conference 149 lb: Runner–up out of University of Buffalo (2008)
New York State College Wrestling: New York State Intercollegiate Championships 149 lb: Runner–up out of University of Buffalo (2008)
University at Buffalo Athletics: UB Open 149 lb: Champion out of University of Buffalo (2009)
University at Buffalo Athletics: UB Open 157 lb: 6th place out of University of Buffalo (2008)
Cornell University Athletics: Body Bar Invitational 149 lb: 3rd place out of University of Buffalo (2008)
New York State Public High School Athletic Association: New York State Championship 140 lb: Champion out of Rush–Henrietta High School (2007)
Empire State Games: Empire State Championship 143 lb: Champion out of Rush–Henrietta High School (2007)
Bellator MMA: Bellator Season 10 Featherweight Tournament Runner-Up
New England Fights: NEF Lightweight Championship (One time)
Titan Fighting Championships: Titan FC Featherweight Championship (One time, first)
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