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UFC On FX 1: Charlie Brenneman Vs. Daniel Roberts

Daniel Roberts out to “Death Rides a Horse,” while Charlie Brenneman selects Trace Adkins’ “Whoop A Man’s Ass.” Herb Dean gets his first match of the night as the third man inside the Octagon.

Charlie Brenneman vs. Daniel Roberts

Round 1: Brenneman moving very nicely, lands a quick jab. Roberts comes back with a nice strike, but Brenneman scores with the takedown. Brenneman in control now, moving to side mount. Strikes to the body and head of Brenneman, followed by big rights to the top of the head of Roberts. Brenneman in full control of this fight right now, as Roberts can’t do anything from this position. More punches to the face and Brenneman puts a clamp on Roberts’ head. Roberts trying to work his way up, but Brenneman is able to push him back to the mat. Roberts seems frustrated by Brenneman, as the former college wrestler is easily winning this round. Blows to the body of Roberts by Brenneman, and we are going to the second round for the first time tonight.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brenneman

Round 2: Roberts locks in a submission by grabbing the neck, but Brenneman quickly gains control by falling on top of Roberts. Brenneman into side control, as the referee warns them to work for the first time. Back to side control for Brenneman, followed up by punches to the head of Roberts. Brenneman is really connecting with blows to the head and face. Roberts is trying to work for a submission, but the power of Brenneman is keeping him from locking anything in. Dean stands them up after seeing enough, giving Roberts a chance to get off his back. Brenneman shoots in for a single-leg takedown, as Roberts tries fighting it off and begins landing elbows to the head. Brenneman flips himself, but Roberts takes the back after missing on a armbar. Triangle choke attempt by Roberts but the clock runs out on the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brenneman

Round 3: Trip by Brenneman and we are back to the ground, with Brenneman in complete control again. Brenneman landing strikes as Dean warns them again to keep working. The added weight of Brenneman on Roberts is wearing him out, as Brenneman lands with more short strikes to the head. Knees to the body by Brenneman connect, as he remains in side control. Dean stands them up as Brenneman tries moving to full mount. Roberts in for a takedown attempt of his own, but Brenneman controls the head and moves into mount. Dean continues to warn them to work, as Brenneman is just keeping Roberts on the ground, not allowing him any attempts at a submission. Roberts locks in on Brenneman’s arm with a kimura, bending it in a very bad position, but the clock runs out.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brenneman

Charlie Brenneman defeated Daniel Roberts via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)