Roosevelt Roberts and Brok Weaver squared off tonight at the APEX in Las Vegas. Both fighters are alums of the Dana White’s Contender Series. Weaver takes the center first and works Roberts to the cage.
Weaver with the clinch, and they are both talking trash. Back to the center. Left hand by Roberts. Nice body shot by Roberts. Weaver with a few body shots driving Roberts back to the cage.
Roberts takes the center of the cage, beginning to outstrike Weaver, who wisely backs Roberts against the cage again. Controlling him with great head position, Weaver not getting much going against the cage though, Weaver spins out of a guillotine near the end of round one.
Weaver forces the clinch against the cage once again at the beginning of round two. Roberts is landing the cleaner shots overall. Weaver is quite unproductive against the cage.
Roberts with a double leg takedown, he sinks in a beautiful guillotine. Weaver exposes his back. Weaver forced to surrender mount. Roberts looks for the rear-naked choke, and finally gets it on his second attempt, submitting Weaver in the second round.