At UFC 148, John Alessio looks to make his second stint in the UFC a permanent one as he takes on Shane Roller in a high stakes match-up. Alessio was thrown in to fight Mark Bocek on a few weeks notice at UFC 145. The Canadian fighter put on a great performance in a fight [...]
FX PRELIMS: LIGHTWEIGHT MATCHUP
John Alessio vs. Shane Roller
Round 1 - Alessio comes forward but doesn't connect after a solid leg kick. Alessio again comes forward, but as Roller fakes a takedown, Roller lights him up with two solid hooks. Accidental kick to the groin on Alessio gets a stoppage from the ref. On the replay, you see just how painful the shot was. On the restart...
Tonight is the night that UFC fans have been waiting for, for quite some time. UFC 148 is a card for the ages, some might even say it’s the best card of 2012.
The preliminary card brought us some amazing action.
Chad Mendes vs. Cody McKenzie
Mike Easton vs. Ivan Menjivar
Habib Nurmagomedov vs. Gleison Tibau
Fabricio Camoes vs. Melvin Guillard
Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou...