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Roller, Paixao, Glover, Cooper, and Thomas Win UFC Fan Expo Grappling Superfights

WEC lightweight contender Shane Roller forced former PRIDE champ and current UFC 155-pounder Takanori Gomi to tap to a rear naked choke in their featured grappling superfight at this weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, while WEC featherweight Fredson Paixao and grappling veterans Jeff Glover, Bill Cooper, and Penny Thomas were also victorious.

The official UFC Fan Expo grappling superfight results were:

  • Shane Roller def. Takanori Gomi via rear naked choke
  • Fredson Paixao def. Caol Uno via armbar
  • Jeff Glover def. Javier Vazquez via points (4-2)
  • Bill Cooper def. Hermes Franca via points (4-2)
  • Penny Thomas def. Shayna Baszler via rear naked choke

UFC President Dana White announced after Saturday’s UFC 114 that the second UFC Fan Expo drew 125,000 attendees over two-day event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, with the third UFC Fan Expo scheduled to coincide with August 28’s UFC 118 in Boston and another planned for October in London.

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Pictured: Shane Roller


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