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Roberts submitted Soto with a kimura shoulder lock at 3:25 of the first round after a series of scrambles and reverses. Roberts opened the fight with a few sharp jabs from southpaw stance.
This is Roberts' second straight submission win in the UFC.
Both men are welterweights with strong grappling backgrounds. Roberts has an extensive amateur grappling background with NAGA titles and ADCC experience. Soto is a jiu jitsu brown belt under Kurt Pellegrino.