John Alessio vs. Shane Roller booked for UFC 148 in July

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Budgellism
5/10/12 10:16:24PM
A lightweight matchup between longtime vet John Alessio (34-15 MMA, 0-4 UFC) and Team Takedown's Shane Roller (10-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) 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.

The positioning of the Alessio vs. Roller matchup on the night's card was not revealed.

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DrivenDavies15
5/10/12 10:52:50PM
Cool fight, you have to think it's a loser leaves town matchup. Hopefully Alessio can pull it off
sparky
5/10/12 11:03:07PM
Another tough fight for Alessio. Definitely rooting for him in this one but not an easy fight for him at all.
prozacnation1978
5/10/12 11:22:35PM
Decent prelim
Loser leaves town match.
Twenty20Dollars
5/10/12 11:23:05PM
Early exit for Alessio.
rush13
5/10/12 11:37:55PM
Ya thats what I was thinking, a pink-slip fight...really hope Alessio can pull it off for his first win in the UFC, he's been around such a long time and really needs it and deserves it
shaneTpain
5/11/12 9:30:21AM
I like this fight. I can see Alessio pullin it off. Roller is in a mega rut
prophecy033
5/11/12 3:29:51PM

Posted by Twenty20Dollars

Early exit for Alessio.

I'm thinking the same thing 20
Bubbles
5/11/12 6:15:27PM
I have faith in Alessio