74 Search Results for john alessio

Jun 3, 2013 6:54 am

John Alessio: Nobody left at Xtreme Couture

BloodyElbow’s Steph Daniels recently did a wide-ranging interview with John Alessio, which included the topic of the decline of Xtreme Couture. When asked “Are you doing anything special to beef up your wrestling? Have you made any camp changes or brought in specific people to help you out?” John Alessio responded with the following: I’ve...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 4, 2012 7:45 am

Quick Twitt | John Alessio Returns To UFC As Replacement For Wiman Against Bocek

At UFC 145 Marc Bocek was originally scheduled to face Matt Wiman. As it turns out, that bout has been altered following the announcement that Wiman has suffered injury. In his place comes returning UFC lightweight, John Alessio. Alessio will work on getting his first ever UFC win against Bocek. After three prior stints with...

Mar 13, 2012 10:21 am

UFC Vet John Alessio Admits To Past PED Use

“I’ll be honest with you. I’m an honest person. When I was young — in my 18, 19, 20s, you know, 22 — I dabbled in a few of them (Performance Enhancing Drugs) . I tried them out [to see] how it is, so I know what they can do, and I know how they...

Aug 21, 2013 10:38 am

Alessio Sakara vs. Tom Watson Set For ‘UFC Fight Night 30’

A middleweight clash between Alessio Sakara and Tom Watson has been booked for the UFC’s return trip to England. UFC officials confirmed the news via their official twitter account. ‘UFC Fight Night 30; Bisping vs. Munoz’ is set to go down on October 26th from the Manchester Arena in Manchaster, England. The event will air...

May 11, 2012 6:49 am

Alessio vs. Roller Set For UFC 148

A lightweight bout between John Alessio and Shane Roller has been added to July’s UFC 148 event. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC 148 is set to take place on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Anderson Silva will attempt to defend his title...

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘Bellator Let Me Pick My Debut Fight’

  “Hell no I hadn’t heard of him; I got to pick my fight. I love that about Bellator. They allowed me to pick my first fight. They had John Alessio on the list and a couple others guys I can’t think of off hand. Brandon Girtz, I had no idea who he was. I...

Jun 26, 2015 8:12 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Results

Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov is in the books and the night saw several action packed fights and highlight reel finishes. Most impressive and shocking was Hisaki Kato’s perfect superman punch KO of Joe Schilling. Schilling, being the talented striker that he is, suffered a huge KO that will probably be on Bellator promos for...

Jun 25, 2015 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Weigh-In Results––2 Fighters Miss Weight

  Bellator 139 goes down tomorrow night on Spike TV. The main event will feature former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo as he goes up against Alexander Volkov. Also featured on the main card is a co-main event with Dave Rickels and John Alessio. Fan favorites Pat Curran and Joe Schilling will also fight on the...

Mar 22, 2015 6:48 am

Pros React To Demian Maia’s Victory Over Ryan LaFlare

      Last night in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 62, welterweights Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare met in the evenings main event. LaFlare went into the fight with an undefeated record, but ultimately Maia’s ground game proved to be too much. For the first four rounds Maia dominated LaFlare, then in the fifth...

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Oct 2, 2014 3:28 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To McGregors Fat UFC Salary

When the Nevada State Athletic Commission disclosed Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 Salary, a few UFC veterans were shocked at the amount. It took the Irishman just 1:46 to finish Dustin Poirier in a bout that shattered any doubts about Conor’s abilities. For that near two-minutes, McGregor earned a base UFC salary of $150,000.00 ($75k to...

Jun 28, 2014 2:22 pm

Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee

According to the online schedule for next weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, former UFC welterweight champion, Pat Miletich (29-7-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC), will be the next man to join the hallowed halls of the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Croatian Sensation’s” UFC Hall of Fame induction is slated for next Sunday, July 6, at 2:30...

May 17, 2014 11:56 am

Bellator 120 “Rampage Vs. King Mo” Ramblings

For the first time in promotion history, Bellator will take to pay-per-view tonight with Bellator 120. The card lost some star power when lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez bailed from the main event with Michael Chandler, but we’ve still got fights to take place and predictions to make, so let’s get on with it. In the...

Feb 24, 2014 5:57 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s First Round Stoppage Of McMann

It’s not uncommon for the MMA world to take to twitter following any major fighting event on the planet. Such is the case with last weekend’s UFC 170 event. BJPENN.COM has compiled a pretty lengthy list from MMA notables, reacting to Ronda Rousey’s controversial first round stoppage over Sarah McMann. Check it: Aaannnndddd we are...

Feb 12, 2014 1:40 pm

Bellator Returns To Canada As Casino Rama Hosts Bellator 119

Bellator will make its highly anticipated return to Canada on Friday, May 9th as the promotion will return to Ontario’s Casino Rama for Bellator 119, live on Spike TV. The night will feature the finals of Bellator’s Season 10 Heavyweight Tournament, as well as the return of Canadian lightweight John Alessio. The event will broadcast...