UFC 129 Fight Card Primer: Claude Patrick vs. Daniel Roberts

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Claude Patrick (13-1, 2-0 UFC) meets Daniel Roberts (12-1, 3-1 UFC) in a welterweight bout at UFC 129. The UFC will broadcast this preliminary fight on Facebook. For more info on how to see this bout read: How to Watch 'UFC 129: St. Pierre vs Shields' Live Online and On Television

How do these guys stack up?

Patrick: 30 years old | 5'11" | 75" reach
Roberts: 30 years old | 5'10" | 74" reach

What have these guys done lately?

Patrick: W - James Wilks (UD) | W - Ricardo Funch (SUB) | W - Matt MacGrath (SUB)
Roberts: W - Greg Soto (SUB) | W - Mike Guymon (SUB) | W - Forrest Petz (SD)

How did these guys get here?

Claude Patrick built his career in Canada (outside of one regional show in Moline, Illinois) compiling an 11-1 record before signing with the UFC. He submitted Ricardo Funch with a guillotine choke at UFC 115, and went on to defeat James Wilks by unanimous decision at UFC 120.

Daniel Roberts won his first nine fights in regional promotions in Oklahoma before signing with the UFC. He made his debut at the UFC's first show on cable channel versus, dropping a fight by knock out to John Howard. Roberts bounced back with three straight victories, defeating Greg Soto by kimura in his last fight at UFC 125.

Why should you care?

With a combined 2 losses in 27 fights, Patrick and Roberts are two fighters worth keeping an eye on.

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