Round 1 - Roberts instantly charges with punches, but Patrick puts him on his back. Roberts is comfortable here, but Patrick moves to half guard. Roberts hunts for a kimura from below, but Patrick defends and muscles his way out of it with leverage. Roberts uses the hold to get back to his feet and reset standing. The fighters circle, and Patrick pops him with a right. Patrick lands another right and then a solid low kick. He then clinches and puts Roberts against the cage. Roberts reverses and works short punches to the body. Patrick looks to stay upright and reverses the position. Robers, though, keep them circling in the clinch. Patrick lands some solid knees to the legs before they separate and reset. Roberts misses with a superman punch, and Patrick catches him with a straight left, clinches, and then tosses Roberts to the mat. Roberts lands on his side, and Patrick briefly attempts an arm-triangle choke. Roberts look for high guard and gets to his feet, but Patrick pops him with a dozen quick lunging punches before Roberts covers up and gets to the end of the round. MMAjunkie.com scores it 10-9 for Patrick.
Round 2 - Patrick comes out in stalking mode and walks down his opponent. Roberts backs him up with a low kick, but Patrick throws his own. Roberts forces him to the mat and finally has top position. Patrick quickly passes and gets back to his feet. Roberts clinches and pins him against the cage while looking for wrist control. Patrick tries to circle free and does and tags him with a knee in the process. The crowd voices its approval. Roberts misses with a superman punch but lands a solid body kick. Patrick answers with a leg kick. Patrick shoots for a double leg, elevates his opponent and gets the eventual drag takedown. Roberts quickly sweeps and takes side control from the top. Patrick's head is trapped against the cage before he rolls a bit. Patrick secures one leg for half guard, and the pace slows as Roberts works short punches. Patrick then pulls him into full guard, puts his back against the cage and gets to his feet. But Roberts take his back and drags him back to the mat. Patrick, though, is back up and working for his own takedown. The stand and trade punches, and Patrick works a low kicks while Roberts misses with sloppy and slow jabs. Despite his fatigue, MMAjunkie.com scores it 10-9 for the ground control and takedowns. It's close, though.
Round 3 - The fighters are both a step slower but circling and pawing jabs. Roberts snaps off a solid body kick. He tries another but is clearly exhausted. Patrick bobs and weaves, catches a kick, but his opponent against the cage, delivers a punch and then scores the trip takedown. He's in half guard and then easily moves into mount. They're against the cage, and Roberts gets his legs free and works butterfly guard. Patrick then gets back to his feet and checks a knee on the way up. They reset and throw lazy punches. Roberts shoots and looks for the takedown, but Patrick's sprawl is enough to halt it. Patrick then looks for a guillotine, though Roberts easily avoids it. Patrick presses him against the cage. Roberts reverses. The action stalls, and the ref calls for a restart. The fighters trade punches, but neither has much behind them. Roberts shoots for a single leg, and they hit the mat, but Patrick grabs a guillotine in the process. He can't secure it and ends up on his back, but the round ends seconds later. MMAjunkie.com scores it 10-9 for Patrick and 29-28 overall. Claude Patrick def. Daniel Roberts via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)