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Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson full fight video highlights

Watch Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson full fight video highlights from UFC on FOX 12's main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports.

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UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown took place July 26, 2014 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Top-15 ranked lightweight contenders Bobby Green (23-5) and Josh Thomson (20-7, 1 NC) squared off in a main card bout, which aired live on FOX. Catch the video highlights above.

For more on Green's upset win, check out the play-by-play by's own Luke Thomas.

Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee. Both fighters open orthodox with Green doing some of the pressing. Green grazes Thomson with a punch that connects as Thomson slips, but he stands immediately. Thomson threatens with a switch leg head kick, but it's blocked. An inadvertent eye poke temporarily halts the action. The fight resumes. Good outside leg kick from Green and Thomson blitzes with a series of punches. Thomson attempts a trip in the clinch, but it doesn't work.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-10

Round 2: Body kick from Green scores, but Thomson responds with a series of punches that partially land. Another head kick by Thomson is blocked. Thomson attempts two combos where punches lead into a kicks, only a fraction of which land. The two exchanged right hands, Thomson getting the better of it. Green scores with a good shot to the body, Thomson whiffing on the response. Thomson scores on a takedown, but Green is up. Thomson attempts to re-secure it with a single leg, but Green manages to work out of it and separate.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Thomson

Round 3: Green eats two, now three inside leg kicks. Thomson whiffs on a spinning back fist and Green is still pressing forward. Now Green is pressing Thomson into the fence for a takedown, but it goes nowhere. They separate, but Green lands two nice shots on the exit. Flying knee from Green hits Thomson's body, which he tries to use for a takedown, but it doesn't work. Now a good body kick from Green. The two exchange on the outside until Thomson partially lands with a knee to the body. Green secures a single, but Thomson immediately pops up. The two paw at each other from distance with neither landing anything of significance.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Green and the fight 29-29.

UFC on FOX 12 results: Bobby Green def. Josh Thomson via unanimous decision (29-28 Green, 29-28 Thomson, 29-28 Green)

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