John Alessio will finally get his wish granted… he’s back in the UFC. An injury to Matt Wiman forced him off the upcoming UFC 145 card in Atlanta, so in to replace him will be the veteran Xtreme Couture fighter who now faces Mark Bocek. Bocek made the announcement via Twitter on Tuesday. “Hey guys my new opponent at UFC 145 is John Alessio,” wrote Bocek. “Wiman is out with a knee injury.” Alessio is no stranger to the UFC, having fought there three times previously, all in the welterweight divis view original article >>
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