Paddy Pimblett Reacts To Green Changing First Name To ‘King’ Ahead Of UFC 304: ‘Can Officially Call Me The Kingslayer’

Paddy Pimblett looks to continue his undefeated streak in the UFC when he returns on July 27 at UFC 304.

“The Baddy” is sure to get an incredible reaction when he makes the walk in Manchester, despite it being the early hours of the morning.

His opponent, while known as a fan favorite on the roster, will be welcomed to England as the away fighter, but this won’t phase the #15-ranked lightweight.

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In fact, his next outing is set to be the first of a new chapter in his career after King Green, formerly known as Bobby Green, announced that he had officially changed his name on social media.

Paddy Pimblett Reacts To UFC 304 Opponent Changing His Name To King Green

Green had laid out his plans in the past for wanting to change his first name to his longtime fight moniker in order to show just how far he has come in his career and what he has been able to achieve.

July 27 will be his 50th professional fight, but flying to England to face a star like Pimblett after changing his name to King is sure to be one of the most memorable.

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It didn’t take long for his opponent to catch wind of this news, as “The Baddy” prepares to face the same man under a different name.

He posted on social media to give his thoughts on this change for Green and, suffice to say, he won’t be following suit anytime soon

“This mushroom has actually changed his name to King so yous can officially call me the Kingslayer on July 28th”

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UFC 304 will be headlined by two title fights, with welterweight champion Leon Edwards’ rematch against Belal Muhammad and interim heavyweight titleholder Tom Aspinall’s second dance opposite Curtis Blaydes following Green vs. Pimblett.

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