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Short notice was the way for John Alessio to get back in the UFC, but he'll look to solidify his spot when he returns at UFC 148. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Shane Roller played the roll of spoiler on Saturday night and staved off a possible pink slip while he was at it. After electing to stand with John Alessio in the first round, Roller used a controlling ground attack in the second and third to pick up a unanimous decision win. Roller kept Alessio from a victory in the 50th fight of his professional career and snapped a three-fight skid to likely save his job. The preliminary-card bout was part of Saturday's UFC 148 event at read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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John Alessio and Shane Roller will square off in a lightweight showdown at UFC 148, promotion officials recently announced. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A lightweight matchup between longtime vet John Alessio UFC and Team Takedown's Shane Roller has been booked for July's UFC 148 event. UFC officials today announced the new matchup. UFC 148 takes place July 7 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view, and FX and Facebook are expected to carry the prelims. read news >>

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Shane Roller hopes a return to his onetime adopted hometown of Las Vegas works out as well for him this weekend as a recent move back to his native Oklahoma has. "I love fighting in Vegas," Roller told MMAjunkie.com Radio this week in preparation for his UFC 148 bout against John Alessio. "It's just the fight capital of the world." While Roller is eager to get back in the cage in Sin City, the biggest change in his career occurred outside the octagon three months ago when Roller, his w read news >>

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MMAjunkie.com Radio returns tonight with a "Primetime" episode featuring UFC 148 fighters Shane Roller and Rafaello Oliveira, UFC site coordinator Burt Watson and journalist "Showdown" Joe Ferraro - all in studio. Roller looks to snap a three-fight skid against John Alessio, and Oliveira meets Yoislandy Izquierdo. Watson will share behind-the-scenes stories. Ferraro will help break down Saturday's card. And MMAjunkie.com assistant editor Matt Erickson co-hosts in studio. MMAjunkie.com read news >>

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Less than a year after obtaining permission to use medically prescribed testosterone, Shane Roller decided that changes to his diet and training are, for now, a better choice while continuing his fight career. "I'm training a little bit smarter," he told MMAjunkie.com. "I'm ready to go compete, but I'm getting my body ready in a different way." The endocrinologist who helped Roller get permission believes he needs the hormone to compete. Roller, though, has serious misgivings about its read news >>

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The UFC has tapped a Tachi Palace Fights champion to make his promotional debut next month in Arizona.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Recently crowned Tachi Palace Fights flyweight champ Willie Gates will replace the injured Jussier da Silva and face John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. read news >>

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The UFC has found a new opponent for John Moraga. Moraga, who was initially expected to face Jussier Formiga at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix on Dec. 13, now meets UFC newcomer Willie Gates, sources told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. Formiga was forced out of the bout with an injured knee. Gates (11-4) signs with the UFC fresh off an 83-second TKO victory over Hector Sandoval to earn the Tachi Palace Fights 125-pound title on Nov. 6. Gates has won five in a row in 2014 with five first-round fi read news >>

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A key flyweight matchup between top contenders John Lineker and Ian McCall has been added to November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The UFC Fight Night 44 lineup continues to shuffle, as Shane Howell replaces an injured Ryan Benoit and now faces Ray Borg.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Shane Carwin’s first pick on The Ultimate Fighter 16 will finally make it to the Octagon. Sam Alvey, who went 1-1 on the reality show in 2012 with a 47-second knockout victory and a majority decision loss, has signed a deal with the promotion and will fight Tom Watson at the UFC Fight Night 47 card in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 16. Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com. Despite fighting the majority of his career as a middleweight, Alvey (23-5-1) entered the Ultima read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Flyweight power-puncher John Dodson meets a familiar foe in John Moraga this June as part of UFC Fight Night in Albuquerque. Two 2013 unsuccessful flyweight title challengers will square off in Albuquerque this June. The UFC confirmed (via Albuquerque Journal) that John Dodson (15-6) is set to face John Moraga (14-2), who he faced at bantamweight back in 2010: Confirmed! @JohnDodsonMMA vs @ChicanoJohn lined up for #UFCFightNight in Albuquerque! via @ABQJournal http://t.co/zcfdknvG9w — UFC (@ufc) read news >>

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