Takanori Gomi vs. Shane Roller for Grapplers Quest tourney at UFC Fan Expo

A ‘super fight’ between former PRIDE and Shooto champion, Takanori Gomi and WEC lightweight contender, Shane Roller was announced today for the UFC Fan Expo next week in Las Vegas, NV, the exhibition is held in conjunction with the May 29th UFC 114: Rampage vs. Evans event.

Gomi made his UFC debut in March, losing via submission to Kenny Florian. As for Roller, he’s coming off back-to-back WEC wins over Anthony Njokuani and Danny Castillo.

Other ‘super fights’ announced yesterday include:
Bill Cooper vs. Hermes Franca
Shayna Baszler vs. Penny Thomas
Fredson Paixao vs. Caol Uno
Jeff Glover vs. Javier Vazquez

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