Charlie Brenneman dominated Daniel Roberts in the first round after a successful well-timed takedown. Brenneman passed from half-guard to side control before finally settling into a crucifix. From the dominant position he peppered Roberts with punches. He changed his position back to half-guard and ended the round with punches.
Roberts landed a combination before Brenneman could get the fight to the ground. On the way down Roberts sunk in a guillotine choke and Brenneman quickly passed to half-guard to alleviate the pressure. He then passed to side control and continued his assault on Roberts with more punches to the face. Roberts was able to close the round with a very slick transition from an armbar to back control to an inverted triangle. Brenneman survived and the round came to an end.
The final round began like rounds one and two. Brenneman quickly got the takedown and advanced to side control. He obtained another crucifix before attacking Roberts again. Referee Herb Dean beckoned Brenneman to work and when Roberts regained his guard, Dean stood the fighters up. Roberts failed on his takedown attempt before getting taken down by Brenneman. The round ended with Roberts locking in a kimura.
Brenneman entered the fight riding a loss to Anthony Johnson. He is 4-2 in the UFC. Daniel Roberts was coming in on a two fight losing streak and is now 3-4 in the UFC.