January 4th, 2011

John Alessio announced today via his twitter account that due to a back injury he has been forced to withdraw from the Ultimate Glory Welterweight tournament. “Well I have bad news people…I’m out of my next fight jan 30 (semifinals of tourney) with an injury, to much pain to train or fight” The exact details […]

October 26th, 2010

October 25th was the day John Alessio finally got the call that he had been waiting years for – a chance to return to the big show. The UFC was knocking once again, but John could not answer the door. Even though he had been waiting for this call for two years, contractual obligations to […]

October 19th, 2010

Check out the highlights of John Alessio’s first round victory in the United Glory Welterweight tournament over Sergey Golyaev.

October 19th, 2010

Canada’s John Alessio will fight Siyar Bahadurzada on January 30th, according to Sherdog.com.  The fight, which will be held at the Spiroudome in Charleroi, Belgium, is the second round of the $150,000 United Glory Welterweight tournament. Alessio submitted Sergey Golyaev in the first round of the tournament to win his sixth fight in a row […]

October 16th, 2010

Holland’s United Glory held its 2010 Ultimate Glory fights today. The event featured the first round of their Welterweight tournament and was supposed to have Marloes Coenen fighting. However, it was announced that Coenen, the recently crowned Strikeforce champion, will not be fighting today. As well, Nick Thompson will not fight and his teammate Derrick […]