Roosevelt Roberts dominated Brok Weaver earlier tonight (Sat., May 30, 2020) live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, eventually scoring a second-round rear-naked choke finish.
Roberts commanded this catchweight affair from the opening bell. Weaver was able to push “Predator” against the cage, but Roberts scored punches at will, threatened with his own grappling, and took control at every turn. In the second, Roberts was able to work his offense along the cage and gain back control. That’s when he sunk in the rear-naked choke and forced the tap.
The finish can be seen above courtesy of UFC/ESPN.
With this performance, Roberts improves his UFC record to 4-1 and showcases yet again that he implements a full package whenever he steps inside of the cage. Roberts is one of the best up-and-coming names in the UFC’s stacked lightweight division and should start seeing bigger and better opponents moving forward.
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