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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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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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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. read news >>

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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 >>

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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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ATLANTA - For John Alessio to emerge victorious, he needed to stay off his back. Buy lightweight grappler Mark Bocek didn't give his late-replacement opponent that luxury and dominated the ground action for a unanimous-decision victory. The fight was part of tonight's UFC 145 event at Atlanta's Phillips Arena. It aired on the pay-per-view main card following prelims on Facebook and FX. read news >>

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UFC veteran John Alessio is remaking his career at lightweight. He kept things moving onward and upward with a win over Ryan Healy at the Score Fighting Series on Friday night. read news >>

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