R1: Roller aggressive with strikes early. Tavares swinging big but coming up with air. Tavares clips him and Roller’s hurt. Roller is able to recover and back Tavares off. Roller rushes forward with punches, but nothing much lands.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 Thiago Tavares
R2: Roller aggressive again this round, but ends up giving up a takedown to Tavares, but he gets right back up. Roller cracks Tavares with a huge shot, and he’s down. Roller follows up for a few more strikes and the referee swoops in for the save.