Alessio ‘super upset’ after release from UFC

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

John Alessio (34-16 MMA, 0-5 UFC) has been cut by the UFC before, but it’s his most recent release that particularly stings.

Alessio awoke this morning to find he’d been let go after an 0-2 run in his third stint with the promotion.

“I’m super upset,” the 33-year-old vet today told “I worked so long and so hard to get back, and the UFC always puts all this pressure on you about being exciting, so I tried to change my style up to be crowd-pleasing.

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