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Anthony Njokuani
Born Anthony Obinna Njokuani
March 1, 1980 (1980-03-01) (age 29)
Lagos, Nigeria
Other names The Assassin
Nationality American
Nigerian
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Division 155
Style Muay Thai
Fighting out of Garland, Texas
Team Janjira Muay Thai
Years active 2003-present
MMA record
Total 15
Wins 12
By knockout 7
By submission 0
By decision 5
Losses 2
By submission 2
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: December 21, 2009

Anthony Njokuani (born March 1, 1980) is an Nigerian-American mixed martial artist. He currently fights as a lightweight for the WEC.

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Early life

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, his family immigrated to the United States in 1983, settling in Garland, Texas. He began his martial arts training at the age of 17 and MMA at 21.[1]

WEC career

Njokuani made his WEC debut at WEC 38, losing to Ben Henderson via second round submission. He later defeated IFL veteran Bart Palaszewski at WEC 40 and Muhsin Corbbrey at WEC 43, both via second round knockout.[2]

Njokuani fought IFL veteran Chris Horodecki, who made his WEC debut on December 19, 2009 at WEC 45.[3] Njokuani won via first round TKO, earning Knockout of the Night honors for the third consective time in the WEC.[4]



Mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 12-2 (1) Canada Chris Horodecki TKO (punches) WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff 02009-12-19 December 19, 2009 1 3:33 United States Las Vegas, Nevada Won Knockout of the Night Honors
Win 11-2 (1) United States Muhsin Corbbrey TKO (Punches) WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson 02009-10-10 October 10, 2009 2 1:42 United States San Antonio, Texas Won Knockout of the Night Honors
Win 10-2 (1) Poland Bart Palaszewski TKO (Punches) WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki 02009-04-05 April 5, 2009 2 0:27 United States Chicago, Illinois Won Knockout of the Night Honors
Loss 9-2 (1) United States Ben Henderson Submission (Guillotine Choke) WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone 02009-01-25 January 25, 2009 2 0:42 United States San Diego, California
Win 9-1 (1) United States Aaron Williams TKO (Knees) SWC 1: Inception 02008-09-19 September 19, 2008 1 2:28 United States Texas
Win 8-1 (1) United States Keyon Mike Jackson KO (Knees) Art of War 3 02007-09-01 September 1, 2007 1 2:14 United States Dallas, Texas
Loss 7-1 (1) United States Donald Cerrone Submission (Triangle Choke) ROF 29: Aftershock 02007-04-28 April 28, 2007 1 4:30 United States Broomfield, Colorado
Win 7-0 (1) United States Kenneth Rosfort KO (Punch) Art of War 1 02007-03-09 March 9, 2007 1 2:12 United States Dallas, Texas
Win 6-0 (1) United States Jason Palacios Decision (Unanimous) Lonestar Beatdown 02006-11-10 November 10, 2006 3 N/A United States College Station, Texas
Win 5-0 (1) United States Steven Bratland Decision (Unanimous) UTS 6 02006-06-26 June 26, 2006 3 5:00 United States Frisco, Texas
Win 4-0 (1) United States Ira Boyd Decision (Unanimous) UTS 5 02006-04-29 April 29, 2006 3 5:00 United States Texas
Win 3-0 (1) United States Devon Miller KO UTS 4 02006-02-25 February 25, 2006 2 0:55 United States Texas
Win 2-0 (1) United States Ben Dauck Decision (Unanimous) Inferno Promotions: Meltdown 02005-07-22 July 22, 2005 3 5:00 United States Texas
NC 1-0 (1) United States James Martinez NC (Premature Stoppage) Venom - First Strike 02004-09-18 September 18, 2004 1 2:47 United States Huntington Beach, California
Win 1-0 United States Lee King Decision (Unanimous) REF: Austin Fights 02003-05-03 May 3, 2003 3 5:00 United States Austin, Texas

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