Rochester native and former University at Buffalo wrestler Desmond Green will make his UFC debut in a lightweight bout against Josh Emmett in UFC 210 on April 8 at KeyBank Center.
Green started his Mixed Martial Arts career in 2012. He has been with Titan Fighting Championship since 2014. Green earned a split decision against Martin Brown in Titan FC 42 in December to raise his MMA record to 19-5.
Green, who attended Rush-Henrietta, was a two-time Mid-American Conference wrestling champion for UB in 2009-10. He was dismissed from the team in 2011.
Emmett (11-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) took a unanimous decision against Scott Holtzman in UFC on Fox 22 in December.
Daniel Cormier will defend his light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson in the main event.
Tickets for UFC 210 are available at the KeyBank Center Box Office, online at www.tickets.com, or by calling 888-223-6000.