Bobby Green, Arman Tsarukyan’s team in alleged physical altercation at UFC Austin hotel

It sounds like Bobby Green’s timeline to get in a fight was moved up a few days.

Things got physical Wednesday between Green and a member of Arman Tsarukyan’s team, Green alleged in a social media post.

Green fights Jalin Turner in the UFC on ESPN 52 co-main event Saturday at Moody Center in Austin, Texas. The main card airs on ESPN following prelims on ESPN+. Tsarukyan is in the lightweight headliner against Beneil Dariush.

Green claimed in a video on his Instagram story that he was attacked by Tsarukyan’s team. The video shows security restraining Tsarukyan and other people, trying to keep the two sides separated.

“Sh*t just getting started, n***a,” Green said on Instagram. “That’s a b*tch ass n***a right there. Yeah, I’m’a get you right there. Y’all ran up on me, n***a. Y’all ran up on me. What’s up?”

In a subsequent video, Green doubled down on not being the antagonist of the alleged altercation and claimed he struck a member of Tsarukyan’s team.

“Hey, I don’t be starting nothing with nobody,” Green said. “But if you start that sh*t with me, I’m definitely going to finish it. This is just starting. N***a might go to jail tonight. Don’t f*ck around playing with me. This b*tch ass n***a ran up on me trying to start sh*t, and he didn’t know I was going to finish it. I stuck one of his homies. Stop playing with me. … They all ran up on me by myself, and they was acting all that tough. As soon as I ran into that n***a again with my n****s, then he was, ‘Oh, no. Oh, no. No. No.’ No, you started that sh*t. But as soon as security comes, you want to start acting tough again.”

Tsarukyan has yet to post anything or comment on the matter. The UFC also hasn’t made a public statement on the alleged incident.

But Green’s management, Iridium Sports Agency, released a statement on social media:

“During a media interview earlier today, Iridium Sports Agency client Bobby Green was unprovokingly accosted and attacked by a member of Arman Tsarukyan’s team at the UFC host hotel. Bobby tried to avoid the conflict, but he was put in a position where he had to defend himself and his coach from the larger, aggressive group.”

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