With this victory, the Australian UFC welterweight contender now has three consecutive first-round stoppage finishes. He improved his MMA record to 13 wins and 2 losses.
Jack Della Maddalena cracked Roberts after skillfully dodging an initial attack by the English contender. With just under two minutes left on the clock, Della Maddalena flurried with a barrage of punches against the cage that hurt Roberts. The referee, who closely followed the action, had seen enough and stepped in to call an end to the brief contest.
Watch the finish below:
Before the fight at UFC Vegas 65, the 26-year-old welterweight contender was seen inside the octagon against Ramazan Emeev at UFC 275. The Australian prospect finished the fight with a stinging body shot that knocked down Emeev in the first round before delivering a few more punches as the referee jumped in to save the Dagestani welterweight.
At UFC 270, Jack Della Maddalena made his promotional debut against Pete Rodriguez, winning the fight with a counter-left hook that stifled his rival.
Jack Della Maddalena wants to compete at UFC 284 in Australia
Jack Della Maddalena improved his impressive run as a professional mixed martial artist to thirteen straight victories. He now has twelve victories under his belt which have come by the way of finishes.
Michael Bisping joined the Australian standout inside the octagon for the post-fight interview. Maddalena announced that he wants to return to action on the pay-per-view card at UFC 284 set to go down in Perth, Australia:
"Every challenge is different... one fight at a time. I'm ready to go home to Perth Australia and get another fight in by February and summer off in Perth and put someone away in front of my beautiful friends and family."
When asked about who he has in mind for the next fight, the welterweight contender simply stated that he'll fight anyone the UFC offers him:
"Honestly, anyone. The first person they give me I'll probably say yes and be on my merry way."
Watch the post-fight interview below: