Yushin Okami vs. Buddy Roberts
Round 1: Roberts comes out swinging and lands a left hand. They exchange leg kicks. Roberts lands a right hand. Okami lands a left hand. Roberts answers with a left hand. Roberts lands a left hook followed by a stiff jab. They clinch. Okami pushes Roberts to the cage. Okami takes his back but Roberts defends the takedown attempt. Okami stays on him and drags him to the canvas. Roberts spins and gets Okami off his back. Okami works inside Roberts’ guard. Two minutes remain in the round. Okami moves to half guard. He frees his right leg up and moves to side control. Okami lands short punches. Okami advances to the mount position. Roberts gives up his back. Okami lands punches to the head. Referee Herb Dean is looking close. Roberts is saved by the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Okami.
Round 2: Roberts rushes in with a flurry. He lands a solid left hand. Okami plows forward with a straight left and clinches. He has Roberts’ back and drags him to the canvas. Roberts looks for a guillotine choke. Okami defends it but Roberts gets back to his feet. Okami drops low for a double leg takedown and gets it. Okami moves to half guard and works to free his other leg. Okami advances to the mount position. Roberts rolls and gives up his back. Okami pounds away with punches. Okami has him flattened out. Okami continues to throw left hands. Referee Herb Dean steps in to stop the fight. Okami wins by TKO.
The official time of the technical knockout was 3:05 of the second round.