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UFC Lightweights Shane Roller and
What was the high spot of this fight?
Both Alessio and Roller had their moments in the fight, but I'd say the high point of the fight was the momentum shift mid-way through the second round when Roller, who'd been hurt and nearly finished in the first, picked up Alessio and slammed him to the mat, signalling that the fight would be going his way from here on out.
Where do these guys go from here?
Roller came so close to being exiled from the UFC he can probably still feel the cold Siberian wind blowing in through the cracks in his door. Look for him to return to the Octagon in a few months, possibly in a rematch with Melvin Guillard.
It's hard to see how Alessio merits a return to the Octagon. Expect to see him return to the Canadian regional scene for the rest of his career.
Watch it now, later or never?
Never. There's just too many UFC fights happening these days to bother with uneventful fights like this one.
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