Shane Roller faces fellow three-time All-American collegiate wrestler Jacob Volkmann on Oct. 5 at UFC on FX 5. read news >>
Following a quick submission loss at this past weekend's UFC on FX 5 card, it appears Shane Roller will retire.
The lightweight fighter on Monday said on his Twitter account that he has decided to move on to new things after his loss to Jacob Volkmann in Minneapolis on Friday night.
"Looks like I'm hanging up the gloves for good," Roller stated. "It was fun, but time to move on. Sux that it ended like that. Now startn (sic) the next chapter!!"
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MINNEAPOLIS - Love or hate him, Jacob Volkmann keeps winning, and he's giving his critics less ammo to aim at him.
Often blasted for his wrestling-dominant game, Volkmann make quick work of fellow lightweight Shane Roller and choked him out with a slick first-round rear-naked choke.
The UFC on FX 5 preliminary-card bout, which took place Friday night at Minneapolis' Target Center, aired on FUEL TV and preceded the evening's FX-broadcast main card.
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Jacob Volkmann came out kicking against Shane Roller in their Oct. 5 matchup at UFC on FX 5, and he feels the unexpected strategy helped him score his first finish in the Octagon. read news >>
After a difficult run in the UFC, Shane Roller is apparently calling it a career. read news >>
UFC fighter Shane Roller on Monday announced his retirement from fighting following a loss to Jacob Volkmann at Friday night's UFC on FX 5. read news >>
Two lightweight bouts pitting Danny Castillo against Michael Johnson and Jacob Volkmann against Shane Roller have been moved to UFC on FX 5, promotion officials recently announced. read news >>
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The fight card for UFC 151 continued to develop Tuesday, as UFC officials announced that lightweights Shane Roller and Jacob Volkmann will square off at the Sept. 1 event. read news >>
A lightweight bout between Shane Roller and Jacob Volkmann has been booked for UFC 151 in September.
UFC officials on Tuesday announced the fight, which Roller previously had mentioned on his Twitter feed.
UFC 151 takes place Sept. 1 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view. FX and Facebook are expected to carry preliminary-card fights. The main event is a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and former Strikeforce read news >>
Two top notch wrestlers are set to square off at UFC 151 in September as Shane Roller faces Jacob Volkmann in Las Vegas.
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Many fans remember Shane Roller's three-fight losing streak, even if
they forget he won his most recent bout to save his UFC career.
With no clear-cut system for how the UFC dishes out pink slips, Roller
simply was relieved when he avoided the ax earlier this year. But he
think there's a reason for it.
"I think all my fights are exciting," he told MMAjunkie.com
(www.mmajunkie.com/radio). "I come after everybody, and I put on a
pretty good show, so I think that's why they kept me aroun read news >>