Maurice "The Crochet Boss" Greene
FIGHTING STYLE: Striker
HEIGHT: 6' 7"
LEG REACH: 46.00
WEIGHT: 258 lbs.
TEAM: The Performance Compound (2013–present)
NATIONALITY: Norfolk, United States
OUT OF: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 176
Significant Strikes Landed: 79
Maurice Greene is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He fights as a heavyweight and has competed in some of the most prestigious MMA tournaments around. The 33-year-old American was born on November 5th 1985, in Chicago.
At an early age Greene became involved with martial arts by watching martial arts films. This inspired him to find a local gym where he could make use of his newfound interest and begin training. After much practice and dedication he gained enough knowledge to compete in amateur competitions across Chicago’s south side; eventually earning him entry into the UFC Heavyweight division at just 22 years old.
Greene has since gone on to become one of the most successful fighters under contract with the organization, winning twelve out of thirteen fights since joining them back in 2008. His record features impressive wins against elite opponents such as Stefan Struve, Fabricio Werdum and Junior dos Santos, who were all ranked top ten contenders prior to their bouts with Maurice Greene. In addition, Greene has also earned himself several submission wins which is testament to his ground game prowess—something not expected from a man of his size!
Despite being one of the heavier weight classes within the UFC, Maurice does not lack any speed or agility when it comes time for him to enter Octagon for competition either; often surprising many critics by utilizing fast combinations followed up by powerful strikes that have earned him numerous knockouts throughout his career thus far! Despite blows taken during fights he always seems unfazed—displaying great composure when it matters most!
Outside of fighting professionally, Maurice enjoys spending time outdoors; engaging in activities such as mountain biking or rock climbing which help keep him fit while stressing relief from constant pressure felt throughout fight camps leading up towards matches too! He is also very active regarding charitable causes having donated proceeds from past bouts towards organizations related helping those affected by cancer or abuse victims among other things too accordingly!
Overall Maurice Green’s resume speaks volumes about what kind person & athlete he truly is off camera – displaying great humility & respect whenever interviewed or spoken too regardless how big stage may be present before them making sure never forget where they came from over years thus far along way here today ! Clearly this mixed martial artist will remain presence within UFC Heavyweight scene even beyond their current title aspirations