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Shane Roller

Shane Roller

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  • Given Name: Shane Derrick Roller
  • MMA Record: 11-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1979.07.14
  • Last Fight: October 05, 2012 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Takedown
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $223,200 USD
  • Born: Bixby, Oklahoma, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: Oklahoma State University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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A lightweight who trains at Team Takedown with the likes of welterweight contender Johny Hendricks, Shane Roller is a former D1 wrestler who also possesses a submission game, winning six of his 11 victories by some form of choke. Roller signed with the WEC after compiling a 3-1 record in regional promotions, and would defeat his first two opponents with first round guillotine chokes. He would then take on eventual WEC champ and current UFC lightweight kingpin Benson Henderson, where he would lose for the first time in the WEC, by first round TKO. He would then win three straight, including submission wins over Danny Castillo and Anthony Njokuani. Roller would then take part in a fight to determine the next title challenger at 155, facing off with Anthony Pettis. After a back and forth fight, Roller would tire, and Pettis would finish in the second round with a triangle choke. After choking out Jamie Varner, Roller would enter the UFC on a high note.

Roller shocked many in his UFC debut against Thiago Tavares. The fight would make the Versus broadcast, despite the fact that the fight was a preliminary feature. Throughout the fight, Tavares seemed to be picking the former Oklahoma State wrestler apart on the feet, and stuffing all of his takedowns. Color commentator Joe Rogan was even commenting that Roller's striking needed work, and looked awkward. Out of nowhere, Roller landed a big straight right, flooring Tavares, and knocking the Brazilian unconscious. It was the first time Roller knocked out an opponent under the Zuffa banner.

Roller would not be as lucky in his next three fights, getting brutally knocked out by striking specialist Melvin Guillard, losing by submission to up and comer TJ Grant, and losing a decision to TUF 12 finalist Michael Johnson. However, Roller would bounce back against John Alessio, winning a decision, thus ending his three fight skid. He would however lose in his next match by first round submission to Jacob Volkmann. Following the loss Roller announced via twitter that he would be hanging up the gloves for good.


Last updated 10.08.2012, 3:56 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:38 Round 1 of 3

Jacob Volkmann
11-6-0 14-3-0

UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Silva
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.10.05
Odds: +155 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $25,000 Base | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Jacob Volkmann UFC 151 2012.09.01
Reason: Event Cancelled
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

John Alessio
10-6-0 34-15-0

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.07.07
Odds: -165 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Michael Johnson
10-5-0 9-6-0

UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.01.28
Odds: -250 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Submission | Armlock
2:12 Round 3 of 3, 12:12 Total

TJ Grant
10-4-0 16-5-0

UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.10.01
Odds: -185 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Fernando Yamasaki
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:12 Round 1 of 3

Melvin Guillard
10-3-0 28-8-2

UFC 132: Cruz vs Faber II
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.07.02
Odds: +245 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $21,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
#27 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:28 Round 2 of 3, 6:28 Total

Thiago Tavares
9-3-0 15-3-1

UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs Kampmann
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.03.03
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 KO/Night | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#28 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
UFC on Versus 3 Knockout of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
3:55 Round 1 of 3

Jamie Varner
8-3-0 16-4-1

WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.12.16
Odds: +155 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
WEC 53 Submission of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:51 Round 3 of 3, 14:51 Total

Anthony Pettis
8-2-0 11-1-0

WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.08.18
Odds: -220 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 Base | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#17 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
WEC 50 Submission of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
3:07 Round 1 of 3

Anthony Njokuani
7-2-0 13-2-0

WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.04.24
Odds: -101 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $28,000 ($14K Base, $14K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | Submission | Choke
3:32 Round 3 of 3, 13:32 Total

Danny Castillo
6-2-0 8-1-0

WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2009.11.18
Odds: +118 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $34,000 ($12K Base, $12K Bonus, $10K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
WEC 44 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Marcus Hicks
5-2-0 8-2-0

WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 159 lbs

2009.08.09
Odds: -155 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $21,200 ($11,200 Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:41 Round 1 of 3

Benson Henderson
5-1-0 8-1-0

WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2009.04.05
Odds: -198 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Scott Fisher
Win | Submission | Choke
1:01 Round 1 of 3

Mike Budnik
4-1-0 7-0-0

WEC 37: Torres vs Tapia
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2008.12.03
Odds: -282 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | Submission | Choke
3:00 Round 1 of 3

Todd Moore
3-1-0 10-1-0

WEC 35: Condit vs Miura
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2008.08.03
Odds: -110 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Yoshihiro Kitaoka

Xtreme Fighting League

2008.03.15
Win | Submission | Choke

Erick Fernandez

C3 Fights

2008.01.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ryan Winthers

Oklahoma Regional

2007.11.16
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Jake Pruitt

Oklahoma Regional

2007.09.28

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