Congratulations to Daniel Roberts for his first round submission victory over Greg Soto at UFC 125. Daniel Roberts is a student of Jongsanan Fairtex in San Francisco, and also a member of Gilbert Melendez’s team Skrap Pack. Here is the news at is was reported on BloodyElbow.com:
by Kide Nate for BloodyElow.com, photo courtesy of MMAWeekly.com
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.