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UFC on FUEL 4 Live Blog: Aaron Simpson vs. Kenny Robertson

Aaron Simpson, left, will look to get back on track at UFC on FUEL 4 on Wednesday night in San Jose (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting).
Aaron Simpson, left, will look to get back on track at UFC on FUEL 4 on Wednesday night in San Jose (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting).

This is the UFC on FUEL 4 live blog for Aaron Simpson vs. Kenny Robertson, a welterweight bout on Wednesday night's UFC event at the HP Pavilion in San Jose.

Simpson, who has won three of his past four fights, will fight Robertson, who will fight for the first time in the UFC since losing at UFC 126, on the main card.

Check out the live blog below.

Round 1: Robertson and Simpson clinch and the two jockey for position along the fence. Simpson lands a strong body lock, but a strong whizzer keeps Robertson on his feet. A second time a granby roll does the trick. Simpson still trying to clinch and work for the takedown along the fence. Robertson pressing Simpson into the fence, but Simpson gets double underhooks and hits a slide-by to get behind Robertson. A deep double from Simpson plants Roberston on the mat, but he's eventually able to stand.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Simpson

Round 2: Robertson tries for a hip toss and Simpson uses serious strength to stuff it. The two clinch along the fence with Simpson behind him. Simpson ties up a cradle and holds onto it in the middle of a scramble. Robertson misses on a spinning back first and Simpson is on top in near mount. Another brief scramble ensues as Robertson tries to stand and again misses on a spinning backfist, so Simpson gets on top. Robertson looks for a moment at tying up a leg lock, but can't get it and Simpson is on top of Robertson's turtle position.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Simpson

Round 3: Simpson looks like the much fresher fighter of the two, but misses on a spinning back kick. Robertson attempts a single, but it's quickly stuffed. Simpson is able to get behind Robertson and is now working as his opponent sits in the turtle position. Simpson has an inverted triangle, but Robertson uses his leg to open the triangle back up and now Simpson slams Robertson to the mat again. On top Simpson is scoring points with punches as he avoids submissions. Robertson is holding onto a leg, but can't move and Simpson is pounding on him.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Simpson. The judges also score it for Simpson 30-27, 29-28, 29-28.