Bobby Green battled Pat Healy throughout three closely contested three rounds tonight at UFC on Fox 9 in Sacramento, California, eventually earning a unanimous decision victory.

Green, a slight underdog to -150 favorite Healy, was the quicker fighter and countered Healy well. But Healy stayed aggressive throughout, winning the crowd over with his grit.

The old veteran from Oregon scored a late takedown and landed some impressive punches at the end of the third, but it wasn’t quite enough to earn the judges’ nod.

It would be the sixth straight victory for Green, of Southern California, who advances to 22-5 in his MMA career. The loss was the second in a row for Healy, who drops to 31-17 with one no-contest.

At UFC on Fox 9, Bobby Green defeated Pat Healy by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).