Jalin Turner Steps Up To Face Bobby Green At UFC Austin

Jalin Turner, UFC 290
Jalin Turner, UFC 290 Media Day. Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press

Austin, TX – UFC lightweight Bobby Green has a willing dance partner at UFC Austin as Jalin Turner has stepped in for the injured Dan Hooker. The fight will be a three-round bout.

UFC CEO Dana White made the announcement on social media.


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Turner (13-7) steps into the co-main event bout riding a two-fight losing streak dropping decisions to Hooker and Mateusz Gamrot He’ll take on Green looking to snap the streak and get a big name on his resume.

Green (31-14-1) gets to stay on the UFC Austin card, albeit not in the main event, but gets a scrap nonetheless. He’ll enter the octagon in Austin on a two-fight win streak coming off a submission victory over Tony Ferguson and a knockout win over Grant Dawson.

Other fights on the card include:

  • Beneil Dariush vs. Arman Tsarukyan
  • Rob Font vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
  • Sean Brady vs. Kelvin Gastelum
  • Punahele Soriano vs. Dustin Stolzfus
  • Khalil Rountree vs. Azamat Murzakanov
  • Clay Guida vs. Joaquim Silva
  • Miesha Tate vs. Julia Avila
  • Cody Brundage vs. Zachary Reese
  • Joe Solecki vs. Drakkar Klose
  • Steve Garcia vs. Melquizael Costa
  • Rodolfo Bellato vs. Ihor Potieria
  • Wellington Turman vs. Jared Gooden
  • Veronica Hardy vs. Jamey-Lyn Horth

UFC Austin takes place on Dec. 2nd in Austin, Texas.