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Anthony Njokuani vs. Shane Roller

Main Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Shane Roller defeats Anthony Njokuani via Submission at 3:07 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Shane Roller
Mmaweekly large Anthony "The Assassin" Njokuani

Roller
Submission
Round 1

7-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   13-2-0
Climbed to 8-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 13-3
-101 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   -115 (Near Even)
Us United States   Nationality   Ng Nigeria
Tulsa, Oklahoma   Fighting out of   Las Vegas, Nevada
30 years, 9 months, 3 days   Age at Fight   30 years, 1 month, 2 days
155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
5'10" (178cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   77.5" (197cm)
Team Takedown   Gym   Saekson Janjira Muay Thai
WEC 48
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber
  • Date: Saturday 04.24.2010
  • Referee: Josh Rosenthal
  • Venue: ARCO Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 8 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Njokuani Total Disclosed Pay: $7,000
  • Roller Total Disclosed Pay: $28,000
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Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  "A Day in the Life of Shane Roller" by WEC report dead link

    The WEC brings us this video of a day in the life of Shane Roller before the Roller vs. Njokuani matchup at WEC 48.

Njokuani vs. Roller Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

RT @luvurcindy: Yes, drove thru a snowstorm. http://tweetphoto.com/20462230
5 days
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@DATBOYDUB California Swagg District - Teach me how to dougie.
5 days
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@maggiehendricks hard core maggie that's how I live a road line at a time. Lol
5 days
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@taporsnapradio I will bruva
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@jamescreviston Man I'm rolling hard core in the 2010 Camry.
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@MMAjunkieGeorge I'm heading to Dallas.
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Call me Mad Max because I'm the road warrior. http://tweetphoto.com/20415716
5 days
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Road trip to Dallas. I'm so loving the 20 hour drive.
5 days
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Thanks to my sponsors @jacoclothing @tcbfightwear @PerformanceMMA @GammaLabs Www.fight2train.com
5 days
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@ciara You do have some sick Dance moves.
4 days
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@SiyarTheGreat Ok bruva. Call me up when u be like Eddie Murphy and come to America.
4 days
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@SiyarTheGreat Congrats bro
4 days
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RT @WEConVERSUS: Wand is the man. RT @AJ_Freeman: @WEConVERSUS classic AX Murderer, can i get a RT
4 days
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Just got finish watching Best of Pride Wanda Silva's a beast. I hope I can be like him when I grown up.
4 days
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RT @bphomvisay: LMENT started with 7 members 7 yrs ago and til this day all 7 members remain, including a few (cont) http://tl.gd/12nv7j
4 days
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@MichaelGreatone California Swag District - Teach me how to dougie.
4 days
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Waiting to get my tags renewed at the NV DMV. This place is always so packed. There's got to be an easier way!
4 days
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@ShaneRoller proud to represent @EckoMMA. Thanks for the sponsorship! http://twitpic.com/1iz00o (via @TeamTakeDown)
3 days
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@FISTtaCUFFRadio Ok buddy. What ever days good I'm open.
3 days
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RT @ko_reps: @jayount you won the @anthonynjoku wec give away! Email me your addy. Info@koreps.com
3 days
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RT @Manumission: 4 Fights - 3 and 1 - All KO's of the night. Feel sorry for the next guy that fights (cont) http://tl.gd/124b3h
3 days
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@get2knowpro Even though I'm I will be in Dallas for only a week. I won't to get with u and work on some stuff.
3 days
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I just watched the video of Brown Bag Special at World of Dance 2010. That was a sick show. You guys killed it. Big ups to Leon And Ashley
3 days
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@followpeterpan You gotta send me that video with Leon. I want to check out their performance.
3 days
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@jamescreviston I'm down for that
3 days
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@Iamjacksrage I live in Las Vegas now. Yeah, I make it back to Tulsa quite a bit.
3 days
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@ppiddy1000 Thank you bro
2 days
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RT @ppiddy1000: @anthonynjoku Good to hear that Anthony you seem like a cool humble fighter so Im sure you can (cont) http://tl.gd/11ttji
2 days
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@taporsnapradio big thanks ya, I trully agree. That opened my eyes
2 days
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@LinDARiA damn right shawty
2 days
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@JPriceisTweetin California Swag District - Teach Me How To Dougie; knew you guys would like it.
2 days
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Thank you to all my fans you guys have been great. Don't forget to wash your hands they may not be clean. Good night god bless.
2 days
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@ppiddy1000 For you and all of my fans I will. This Assassin coming back stronger like the African warrior that I am.
2 days
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@ppiddy1000 Thanks bro I do appreciate it.
2 days
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Enjoying dinner at TGI Friday's with my wife. Had a pretty relaxing day, hanging out and taking the kiddos swimming.
2 days
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@Hugh_81 thanks bro, its time to do work.
2 days
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@gmikex thanks bro, I agree.
2 days
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I appreciate everyone's moral support and positive praises at times of darkness.
2 days
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Thanks @MSTracyLee for the great action photo of @ShaneRoller winning submission. http://twitpic.com/1inpck (via @TeamTakeDown)
1 day
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Ecko clearance sale incl MMA! Combine 25% off +xtra 10% off w/code "SAVEBIG35" at checkout. Exp tonight. Click> http://bit.ly/gkRrC
1 day
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he'd kill me in a fight or in jits, but takedowns is my thing. You in @holdsworth22? I'm coming to vegas end of may (via @EckoMMA)
1 day
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So @shaneroller and I were talking and we made a bet that out of % takedowns, I"ll beat @holdsworth22. (via @EckoMMA)
1 day
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Just what I've been missing. Haven't had this since before my training camp started. http://yfrog.com/j0j29jj
1 day
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It was great to see some of my best friends from Okstate last night, Pat Popolizio and Mark Munoz. http://yfrog.com/b6hrwj
19 hours
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Just made it back home. Feels good to be with my kids, 5 days away from them is too long for me. No plans today, just relaxn with the fam!
19 hours
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@anthonynjoku I should have known better just wasn't thinking.
18 hours
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@JOG1220 Yeah its a lil to late for that. Its all over the internet big mistake.
18 hours
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The comment I made earlier was way out of line. I do apologize for saying what I said. That's not me I let my emotions get the best of me.
15 hours
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Time to come back hard guys
3 hours
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I want to thank all my fans, friends and family for all of the support. Sorry about my performance tonight. I (cont) http://tl.gd/10sfbi
2 hours
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My boy predicted a first round finish by RNC for me. That's funny, glad I could make it come true. Thanks for all the support guys!
1 hour
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@SiyarTheGreat Thank you bro
18 hours
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@SiyarTheGreat That's how I roll son. I get them while their hot. 70 is the new 40.
19 hours
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@SiyarTheGreat What u mean?
19 hours
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Feeling great after eating and getn rehydrated. Thanks for all of the support out there. Can't weight to get in the cage tomorrow!
22 hours
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That guy next to me is praying that he can pick up one of these ladys. http://tweetphoto.com/19644530
1 day
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@jacoclothing The shorts I had on pulled down my under wear. The adhesive part in the back stuck on to my under wear. All ass was shown.
1 day
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@ufc My Jaco shorts. It has like this adhesive part in the back of the shorts so it stuck on to my shorts. Shit (cont) http://tl.gd/10b2ab
1 day
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Down to weight. Just sitting here seeing the docs for prefight physicals. Waiting for 4:00
1 day
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Feel good this morning. Woke up at six over. One workout before weigh-ins and I'll be on.
1 day
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@shomanart Your welcome bro. Thanks for having me. I had a lot of fun.
2 days
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I say black. I'm wearing these fight shorts. http://yfrog.com/85ds4j
2 days
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http://twitpic.com/1hm0fk - What do you guys think? Black or red for @shaneroller and @teamtakedown (via @EckoMMA)
2 days
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Grabbing some lunch here at the hotel. A chill day today, just 1 interview and then get some weight off. Probably watch the #draft later.
2 days
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RT @ko_reps: Win a sweet @jacoclothing hat. Just Tweet @ko_reps I'm buying the @WEConVERSUS ppv to see an @anthonynjoku KO!
2 days
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RT @mmaencyclopedia: WEC 48 - anthony njokuani interview My man Zak from @watchkalibrun with WEC star (cont) http://tl.gd/vpjfr
2 days
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Just finished up with all my pre-fight interviews and faceoffs for the camera. They try to make u talk shit on your opponent. Not my thing.
3 days
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Story and video up on @shaneroller. Don't overlook this fight on #WEC 48, it's a huge fight for 155 pound division http://bit.ly/bYKq6S
3 days
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@bigcowboyfan113 that's ok bro. I will be there tomorrow we can talk then.
4 days
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@bigcowboyfan113 Yeah were u there?
4 days
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Just arrived in Sacramento. Headed over to check in for the week.
4 days
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@ufc I can be asian if u want me to. Just to let you know I'm asian from the waist up. Hahahaha
5 days
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@JOG1220 Even though it says that it still pops up.
5 days
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@dethrone Awesome thank you
5 days
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@ground_fighter I have a lot of behind the scene stuff up right now. On Las Vegas sun website and Jaco clothing (cont) http://tl.gd/un5q7
5 days
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RT @LVSunFighting: Story and video on WEC striker @anthonynjoku is on site: Check it out here http://bit.ly/aOBuGI
5 days
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@dethrone You still haven't sent me those 2 new shirts that came out. Gilbert walk out tee and Phill Davis walk (cont) http://tl.gd/uh1id
5 days
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Bout to go on @MMAjunkieradio here in a few, check it out!
5 days
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Morning radio anyone? Doing a radio interview at the Dave and Mahoney show radio 107.5 http://tweetphoto.com/19092503
6 days
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RT @luvurcindy: http://tweetphoto.com/19041177
6 days
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At the Fox 5 studio doing an interview.
6 days
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Just finished up w church and lunch w the family & friends. Just relaxing and enjoying the great weather today in Vegas!
6 days
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April 24 is right around the corner. WEC 48 will be live on PPV. Mark your calendar guys its going to be a blow out show.
7 days
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Congrats to King Mo on being the new Light heavy weight Champion. I knew you could do it bruva.
7 days
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Congrats to King Mo on being the new Light weight Champion. I knew you could do it bruva.
7 days
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Come on King Mo, should be an exciting fight can't wait!
7 days
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@PARTimD that's what I'm looking to get.
7 days
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@FPMMA what up big dawg. Yeah it has been along time my Bruva. How's things been with you?
7 days
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@MKZ_Lawd We will see my bruva
7 days
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@PARTimD I'm sponsored by TCB this time. Go to their website TCBfightwear.com.
7 days
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@MKZ_Lawd You know I gotta go with my boy Gilbert.
7 days
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@MKZ_Lawd I got Shields bro.
7 days
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@Spitzdavid Once I'm done u guys can call me midnight. That's what's going to happen after I'm done kicking it with you. Hahahaha
7 days
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@KingMO_GDP This is ur night. Go out there and do ur thing. You got this fight Bruva.
7 days
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RT @ufc: All-day UFC on @Spike_TV including 4 ET/PT Hamill/Munoz Mir/Nog Rampage/Jardine. just saying.
7 days
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Watching UFC unleashed on SPIKE. Great fights are on tonight. I hope you guys are watching.
7 days
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Just got finish hanging out at the pool. I think that was a bad idea I got 1 shade darker. Pools aren't a brothas friend. Hahahaha
7 days
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@officialswick Holy crap that kids huge. Damn bro he makes u look 15. Hahahaha!
7 days
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Laying in bed about to watch a movie w the wife. My boy has a soccer game at 8 in the morning. So much for sleeping in! I'm helping coach.
8 days
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Hope for a full and quick recovery for Rosholt. I know he's hurtn and he made the right decision about tonight. Get well man!
8 days
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Not too good at this yet. Trying to get this where u can just click on it,day in the life video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idx_jg55SFE
9 days
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Check out my day in the life video. www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idx_jg55SFE
9 days
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Just finished up w my practices for the day. Now waiting in the lobby to go on the Steve Cofield Show on ESPN radio.
9 days
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