Ajax loader

Completed MMA Bout

Danny Roberts vs. David Howell

Preliminary Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Danny Roberts defeats David Howell via KO/TKO at 2:26 of Round 2

Danny "Hot Chocolate" Roberts
David "Glamorous" Howell

Roberts
KO/TKO
Round 2

Danny Roberts David Howell

"Hot Chocolate" "Glamorous"

2-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   2-0-0
Climbed to 3-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 2-1
Gb United Kingdom   Nationality   Gb United Kingdom
Bristol, England   Fighting out of   Kent, England
23 years, 11 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   26 years, 8 months, 5 days
170.1 lbs (77.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   165.6 lbs (75.1 kgs)
6'1" (185cm)   Height   5'11" (180cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   N/A
Blackzilians   Gym   Combat Sports Academy
Cage Warriors 43
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Cage Warriors 43
  • Date: Saturday 07.09.2011 at 12:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Rich Mitchell
  • Venue: HMV Forum
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Kentish Town, Northern London, England
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 5 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary:
  • Broadcast:
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Roberts Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Howell Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Event Links:

Roberts vs. Howell Wiki Update Wiki

Roberts and Howell kicked off the first professional bout of the evening in a welterweight affair.


No touch of gloves to start the action. Howell tagged Roberts with a low blow in the first exchange, causing a momentary halt to the action. After Howell clinched Roberts against the cage, Roberts tagged him with a knee from the clinch. The two fighters continued to battle in the clinch, exchanging knees and uppercuts. Roberts started to land some hard knees to the midsection of a slowing Howell. The fighters again reached a bit of a stalemate in the clinch against the cage, with both landing hard shots to the body. After a brief separation, Howell closed the distance immediately with a body kick but was taken down by Roberts, who quickly moved to side control and landed some strikes to the head. After getting back to his feet, Howell took Roberts town and landed in the mount before being reversed toward the end of the round.


Howell again initiated a clinch to start the second round and landed some knees and a few blocked head strikes before being thrown to the ground by the larger Roberts. Roberts worked ground and pound from the half guard or Howell as he looked to pass to mount. Howell escaped to his feet as Roberts attempted a risky pass and the two fighters again initiated a clinch. After a separation, Roberts landed a pair of crushing knees to the midsection of Howell, dropping his opponent and forcing the stoppage.


The official end came 2:26 of the second round, giving Roberts the TKO victory.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:17 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Roberts vs. Howell Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 68  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Howell
47%
Roberts
53%
  • MMA Junkie : UFC's Sean O'Malley took positives from USADA ordeal – but getting tested has become stressful
  • MMA Weekly : Dylan Potter plans to hand Sua Tuani another loss in CageSport 56 main event
  • MMA Junkie : Greg Hardy: Second UFC co-main event 'like being in the Super Bowl back to back'
  • UFC.com : UFC Unfiltered: Episode 290
  • MMA Junkie : Daily Debate results: Will MacDonald-Fitch winner be able to advance in Bellator grand prix?
  • MMAFighting.com : USADA: Tom Lawlor ‘might have been eligible for a lower sanction’ had ostarine case come now
  • MMA Junkie : 32 fights into UFC career, Jim Miller decides to change things up in a very personal way
  • MMA Weekly : Conor McGregor’s ‘Proper No. 12’ helps push Irish whiskey sales past $1 billion in U.S. for first time
  • UFC.com : Dhiego Lima Is All Smiles
  • MMAFighting.com : Desmond Green vs. Charles Jourdain announced for UFC Rochester
  • MMA Junkie : Conor McGregor brags after report of Proper No. Twelve contribution to record U.S. whiskey sales
  • UFC.com : Hardy Believes He's Found A Formula For Success
  • MMA Junkie : Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2905 with Sarah Kaufman, James Krause
  • MMA Junkie : With new contract, Benson Henderson resets championship goals ahead of Bellator 220
  • MMAFighting.com : Saturday’s prelims draw smallest UFC TV number in more than a year
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Ft. Lauderdale: Fans invited to ceremonial weigh-ins, fan experience in South Florida (Updated)
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator champ Julia Budd signs new long-term deal
  • MMAFighting.com : 2019 World MMA Awards nominees announced
  • MMA Junkie : Did Conor McGregor cheap-shot opponent during charity boxing match? You be the judge
  • MMA Weekly : Adam Piccolotti looks to upend Benson Henderson’s championship aspirations at Bellator 220