As Anthony Njokuani gets ready to rumble with John Makdessi at UFC 145, we caught up with “The Assassin” for a few quick questions to find out what makes him tick inside and around the cage. A Muay Thai specialist who’s made a name for himself thus far in the WEC and UFC with a flurry of knockout wins, Njokuani will next test his might inside the Octagon when he takes on Makdessi during the UFC 145 prelims. Curious to find out what Njokuani enjoys best, besides competing inside the cage? Check out these ten quick questions with Anthony “The Assassin” as he chats about fight gear, rides, music, movies and a few other favorite things.
Photo credit: Ryan Loco
Favorite fight wear brands?
Throwdown and Affliction
What fight gear do you use to train?
Revgear pads, gloves etc. Sprawl Shorts. Gamma Labs Pre-Training Formula and Gamma-O are some supplements I use along with the Elevation Training Mask.
Favorite music to workout to?
Hip-Hop, Dubstep and Vocal Trance
Any idols or heroes?
My father and Saekson Janjira
The best MMA fight you’ve ever seen?
Frankie and Gray 3
Favorite walkout song?
BBoy Cool by Leon the Pro
Favorite movies or TV shows?
TV shows: Jersey shore, First 48, Inside West Coast Customs, America’s Best Dance Crew and Top Gear
Movies: Immortal, Fast Five, Fast & Furious, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Wrath of the Titans, Underworld Trilogy, Robocop Trilogy, Snatch, RocknRolla, and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
What fuels you besides fighting?
My newborn child who is 10 months old – Kai
Any sponsor shout-outs?
I have a few companies that have been with me for awhile now – CSC Memorabilia, SirJasonWinters.com, Manumission, Training Mask, Revgear, Sprawl, Throwdown and special thanks to Oren Hodak from KO Reps for always handling biz for my brother Chidi and I.
Be sure to check out Anthony’s upcoming match against Jon Makdessi during the UFC 145 prelims. For a preview of his latest walkout tee, check out the Throwdown Saturn T-shirt which he’ll be wearing during his entrance to the Octagon on fight night.