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John Alessio vs. Mark Bocek

Main Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Mark Bocek defeats John Alessio via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Mark Bocek
Mmaweekly large John "The Natural" Alessio

Bocek
Decision
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Mark Bocek John Alessio

"The Natural"

10-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   34-14-0
Climbed to 11-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 34-15
-315 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +260 (Moderate Underdog)
Ca Canada   Nationality   Ca Canada
Woodbridge, Ontario   Fighting out of   Las Vegas, Nevada
30 years, 5 months   Age at Fight   32 years, 9 months, 2 days
155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)
5'8" (172cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
Tristar Gym   Gym   Xtreme Couture
UFC 145
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans
  • Date: Saturday 04.21.2012 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Blake Grice
  • Venue: Philips Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 7 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Alessio Total Disclosed Pay: $10,000
  • Bocek Total Disclosed Pay: $46,000
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Alessio vs. Bocek Wiki Update Wiki

Alessio and Bocek kicked off the Pay Per View broadcast with a lightweight battle between Canadian standouts.


Alessio circled and kept up an active jab at the start of the bout but Bocek got him down against the cage, only to have him pop back up quickly. Bocek kept Alessio clinched into the fence and landed a knee high then dragged him to the mat, firing off some big elbows from half guard. Alessio took some elbows but shrimped to attain full guard. Bocek kept active with elbows in the guard then took his back before the bell.


Alessio kept his movement up in the second, avoiding takedowns and landing some straights as Bocek looked to get in. Bocek finally got a takedown after two minutes and continued his assault from the previous round. Alessio took some damage from elbows but scrambled back to his feet in the final minute, fending Bocek off in the clinch before the bell.


Alessio connected on a hard left hand in the third and came alive with his striking, going low with leg kicks until Bocek caught one and dragged him back to the mat. Bocek swiveled to Alessio's back and sank his hooks in but Alessio scrambled to his feet and landed a front kick to the face. Bocek landed a big right hand then landed another takedown and took his back. Alessio scrambled back to his feet in the final minute and landed a very solid jab before the bell.


The judges scored the bout 30-27, 29-28, and 30-27 for Bocek, giving him the Unanimous Decision victory.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:21 PM ET
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Alessio vs. Bocek Fight Predictions

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Alessio vs. Bocek Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Bbq'in some Kabobs, corn on the cob & potatoes ...... http://t.co/mHpBrxQX
5 days
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Think I'm gonna watch "Clash of the Titans" today ..... Been looking forward to this one
5 days
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Not sure what to think of "Cabin in the Woods" ......... Kinda sucked and coulda been a lot scarier
5 days
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Hey guys, what about me vs Njoukuani for my next fight? #mma #UFC
4 days
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Hey guys, what about me vs Njoukuani for me next fight? #mma #UFC
4 days
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@MiguelTorresMMA Don't apologize, you are an incredible athlete and this will bring the very best out of you.
4 days
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Alright finally!!! ..... Sitting down to eat "Five Guys Burgers & Fries" for the first time
4 days
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Just got back to Vegas, heading to pick up my doggies!!! Excited!!
4 days
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Breakfast with my lil'man http://t.co/EI095wpR
4 days
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Bday Spaghetti dinner at Disneyland .... The happiest place on earth!!! http://t.co/Z0VasAju
4 days
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Under the microscope since the beginning,time to give our sport a good name already & be looked at as honorable athletes,#positiverolemodels
4 days
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Very sad the amount of lying cheaters we have in MMA, come on let's give the kids & fans something positive to look up to!! Our sport has ..
4 days
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Fear and intelligence are very close together. "Rickson Gracie" #mma #UFC #Bjj
3 days
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"@SarahBoze: @johnalessio79 thanks john appreciate the love!"You know it!
3 days
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Its been a heck of day at DisneyLand!!!!!! Great time & great memories made!!!! http://t.co/kUMRptQ0
3 days
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Currently taking the correct post fight recovery protocol. I'm going to come back even better next time! #mma #UFC
3 days
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“@SeanKenney17: @MarkBocek congrats on the win can I get your autograph when you get back to Toronto”. Of course
3 days
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I have always been a late bloomer in everything that I do, but once I learn something I'm extremely meticulous with it until I understand it
3 days
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Eating breakfast with my son and nephew before we head over to Disneyland for the day!!!
3 days
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Hard to believe my son is now 7 yrs old ...... My little man is growing up fast!!!
3 days
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Goodnight tweeps...
2 days
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I can't wait to start coaching at Tap Out Burlington in a few weeks time. Just need to unplug from the planet for a short while and recover.
2 days
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My son posing for the camera at his Bday dinner!! DisneyLand tomorrow http://t.co/vMQrun2B
2 days
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"@DUANEBANGCOM: @johnalessio79 i think this kid looks like u. http://t.co/VHZxf1sW" hahaha he does look like a young me
2 days
after
So sick of pizza now, back to @TheDolceDiet tomorrow #livinglean
2 days
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Big thanks to @Firas_Zahabi and @GeorgesStPierre for being in my corner and providing the necessary instructions in the perfect manner! #UFC
2 days
after
No matter what though I had one heck of a good time at the @ufc & the whole experience was amazing!!! Thank you @danawhite & Joe Silva
1 day
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@DUANEBANGCOM thanks Duane!!! Appreciate that
1 day
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All you fans have been very supportive & I truly appreciate that from the bottom of my heart!!! I promise to be back better & more dangerous
1 day
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Can't wait to get back in the octagon and put it all on the line again, felt very comfortable in there, my time to shine is coming!!!
1 day
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But guess that's what happens when u take on short notice against such a tough grinder, I'm glad I stepped up but frustrating none the less
1 day
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Very frustrated about my fight, I wish it was a 5 rnd'er, I left it all in the cage just ran out of time, full camp woulda be nice.....
1 day
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Goodnight tweeps, I'll be back soon!!!
1 day
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Can't keep my eyes open anymore, tomorrow is a disconnection from earth day for me.Should be interesting, time to broaden my mind.#mma #UFC
1 day
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I'm very happy Alessio stepped up to fight, true warrior no doubt, much respect! Big tks to @ufc for finding such a durable opponent#ufc145
1 day
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If you guys are looking to purchase my walkout shirt from #ufc145 contact @kaiwaaoficial Best walkout shirt I ever had!!! #mma #UFC
1 day
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"@MDAcostaMMA: @johnalessio79 are you still in ATL or back in Vegas?"I'm HOME viva Las Vegas!!!
1 day
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"@IamRagin: @johnalessio79 dont do it bro!! Worst movie everrrrrr!!"Its like that??
1 day
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Just ate a BigMac & Fries ....... Then going for dinner with the wife in an hour!! After that the movies to watch "Cabin in the Woods"
1 day
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Just touched down on Vegas soil ..... Feels good to be home!! My doggies are gonna freak out!
1 day
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Boarding flight home to Vegas!!! Can't wait to see my doggies, then my son the next day!! Disneyland!!!!
21 hours
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Stella Artios at the airport!! http://t.co/yPFcsJZW
20 hours
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Big thanks to my sponsors for supporting me!! @headrushbrand @HAYABUSA_MMA @SarahBoze BozeKennels, Worldwise vacations, Dr Shaw !!!!!
19 hours
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It was an honor to compete on the main card #ufc145 among all those incredible warriors. Big tks to @ufc and @danawhite for the opportunity
16 hours
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“@Aiemannzahabi: @MarkBocek u did great my man!”. Thank u brotha, see u soon...
16 hours
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@rory_macdonald incredible performance, my new standard for ground and pound!!! @tristargym @Firas_Zahabi #mma #ufc145
16 hours
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Big tks to @danperdue for all your help, very much appreciated #mma #UFC
16 hours
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I can't wait to see my son this week & spend some time with him.... I miss him so much!
13 hours
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Thank u @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta and Joe Silva for bringing me back to the big show!! I tried my hardest to give u a finish
13 hours
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Thanks to @MaryDeOli for putting up with me for the last 6 weeks... I'm very lucky...
12 hours
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Huge tks to @Firas_Zahabi @Aiemannzahabi Matt Suss @JonChaimberg @TheDolceDiet @GeorgesStPierre @rory_macdonald @tristargym #ufc145
11 hours
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Big thanks to @kaiwaaoficial for making my walkout shirt @ #ufc145
11 hours
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Thanks everyone for all the support, tough fight, John is an experienced vet, I will keep getting better and better... #mma #ufc145
9 hours
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I am nothing without my trainers & they have make me better, I love u guys!!! @mastermitter @robertdrysdale @Jake_Bonacci
8 hours
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I wanrt to thank my trainers and team for everything!! @mastermitter @robertdrysdale @Jake_Bonacci @Xtreme_Couture @DrysdaleBJJ
8 hours
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I love all my fans, family, trainers and my Lord & savior.... U guys are great thanks for the kind words! I will fight even harder next time
7 hours
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Micheal Irvin and me at #ufc145 ........ @ufc sat me front row with the celebrities!!! http://t.co/DoNh3lf6
7 hours
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Roy Jones Jr and me at #ufc145 ..... Great moment! True boxing legend! http://t.co/3SisG61H
7 hours
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I will be back stronger & better, 2 weeks notice is tough, I fought my heart out & left it all in the cage, much respect for @MarkBocek !!
7 hours
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I tried so very hard to finish him, I'm sorry to let you all down, I thank my Lord & savior for this opportunity, I will be back in gym
6 hours
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I can do all things in him who strengthens me. -Philippians 4:13
2 hours
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If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believeth. -Mark 9:23
6 hours
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@evandunham155 thanks Evan!!!! I'm ready to go to War!
18 hours
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Heading to dinner with family, friends & trainers ..... Love this part!!! #blessed with amazing support!
21 hours
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@TimCredeur thanks Tim!
23 hours
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"@Paul_HalkettMMA: @johnalessio79 who helped with the weight cut??? Was it @TheDolceDiet" yes he's a big part of it!
24 hours
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Hard part is over, time to rehydrate & eat...... Enjoy tonight's dinner ..... God is great! #blessed
1 day
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18 days notice...... 155.5lbs on weight for #ufc145 ........ Fighters take notice! #beprofessional
1 day
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"@CrooklynMMA: Um, @johnalessio79 is a specimen. Damn. He's the Ryan Gosling of MMA :)"hahaha.... I get that a lot lately
1 day
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"@SiyarTheKiller: @johnalessio79 good luck buddy! This is it!!!"Thanks bro.... I can't wait to throwdown!!
1 day
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On weight, now just waiting to go to weighins, and get on that scale!!!!! Glory to God
1 day
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Can't wait to grind down on some food tonight with my trainers, family and friends @mastermitter @robertdrysdale @beefstorm @SarahBoze
1 day
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Just woke up,checked my weight & its where I was hoping it would be at!!God is Great. Start cutting last few soon,get on scale at 4pm est
1 day
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"@MikeStraka: @johnalessio79 Good night bro good luck tomorrow."Thanks Mike!!!
1 day
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Enjoying a nice hot bath before retiring for the night, big day tomorrow, can't wait to get on that scale!!! #blessed #ufc145
1 day
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@mcsweeneymma thanks James!!!
2 days
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I would also like to thank Majors Pharmacy, my training partners @TristarDorms @tristargym, family and fans, for all the help and support.
2 days
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I would like to thank,@Venumfight @Life_Pulp,Vitalife,Dr Paul Biondich, Kleinburg Private Wealth,@danperdue @StrtSoldier for all the support
2 days
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I would like to thank @MaryDeOli @Firas_Zahabi @JonChaimberg @TheDolceDiet @kaiwaaoficial @FightDecals @DrJosieDC for all the support
2 days
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Almost there guys, I promise I won't dissapoint my fans, I'm here to win @ #ufc145
3 days
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Another good workout tonight with coach @mastermitter .... Feeling nice & loose!! Gonna watch the new "Mission Impossible" movie now in room
3 days
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Some dude pasted out in the hotel lobby!!! Lol http://t.co/uDDyEKtS
3 days
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Here they are!!! Just arrived to Hotel the @UFCTrainingShoe !!!! .... Thanks guys for hooking my cornermen and I up!!! http://t.co/Grp79GOZ
3 days
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"@UFCTrainingShoe: You are going to love your #UFC Training Shoes! @johnalessio79"can't wait for them to arrive, feels like xmas!
3 days
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I sure appreciate all the support I'm receiving for #ufc145 ..... You guys are amazing!!! Love to all my fans
3 days
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Water load day today!! 1 gallon almost down with 2 more to go after that ........ @TheDolceDiet is full effect!
3 days
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One day closer to #ufc145 !!! Only 2 days till weighins & 3 days to throwdown on the biggest stage in the world!! #blessed
3 days
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Had a great workout this evening with coach @mastermitter ..... Now time to relax in room
4 days
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Relaxing in hotel room, gonna hit some mitts with coach @mastermitter soon ..... These last few days before weighins take forever
4 days
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@vitorbelfort agreed!! Thanks Vitor
4 days
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Getting situated at the Hotel, grabbing a little food with coach @mastermitter ...... Wish weighins were tomorrow! Lol
4 days
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"@BradTavares: @johnalessio79 go hard bro!!"Only way to go!!!
4 days
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Just landed in Atlanta, happy to be here and get off this plane, so green here reminds me of home (B.C Canada)!!!!
4 days
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@philbaroni thanks NYBA!!!! I'm gonna bring it Sat night, cheer me on!!!
4 days
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"@KevHughes87: @johnalessio79 be rooting for you on Saturday over here in the UK!!"Much appreciated!
4 days
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At airport waiting to board flight to the ATL with @mastermitter ...... #ufc145 here we come!!!
4 days
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We did it!! Made my goal, actually few over 3500, thank you!! And welcome to all my new followers, u r all great!! Have a great day!!
4 days
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"@bobbyrazak: @johnalessio79 Amen been a long road brother Im pumped for you . Show these fools what time it is"I sure will!!!
5 days
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Goodnight everyone!!!! Welcome all my new followers, I appreciate your support! God Bless
5 days
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"@bobbyrazak: @johnalessio79 let's go OG do or die time"I chose DO!!!!! Never DIE
5 days
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@SugarRaySefo thanks Ray!!!! I'm gonna take take of business
5 days
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Packing for Atlanta #ufc145 .... Leaving in the morning, excited to get there!!
5 days
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Only single digits away from 3500 followers with 4 days until #ufc145 ....... I think I can do it!!! Lol
5 days
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"@joshuahchalfant: @johnalessio79 I'm bummed she pissed hot killed all my "she's the man of the relationship" jokes" hahaha. Lol!
5 days
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"@Kim_SFB: @johnalessio79 no woman would naturally be pumped like her."Agreed!
5 days
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Honesty seems like a lost virtue to have these days, kind of sad really, #justsayin
5 days
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Hearing Cyborg say she has never done P.E.D's in her life is a joke. Good thing she's not Pinocciho cause that nose might come through tv.
5 days
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"@CrooklynMMA: @johnalessio79 My day has officially been made since you followed. WOOOO!!" Of course... Thanks for bringing me on the show!!
5 days
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Check me out on Tapout Radio !!http://www.tapoutlive.com/index.php?view=chat
5 days
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Hyperbaric chamber time!!! Last session, hitting the road to ATL tomorrow morning
5 days
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Got in some great drilling today at @DrysdaleBJJ ...READY for #ufc145 ...Words can't explain how excited & motivated I am right now!#blessed
5 days
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About to go live on MMAJUNKIE RADIO !!!!! Have a listen #ufc145
5 days
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Great last conditioning session with coach @Jake_Bonacci this morning ...... #ufc145
5 days
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Its fight Weeeeeek!!!!! #ufc145 Jones vs Evans and don't forget who's kicking off the PPV... Yours truly!!!!! @ufc
5 days
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I'm out
6 days
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Fight week #ufc145
6 days
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Big tks to @ufc for finding me a new opponent, I'm very greatful to fight after going threw a 5 week training camp @tristargym #ufc145
6 days
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My favorite part of training right now!!! ..... Massage
6 days
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@SMOOTHone155 I remember! And I knew u had a ton of potential...So happy to see you make to the top! Hopefully we can train again together
6 days
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@SMOOTHone155 thanks man I appreciate that! I am truly blessed to be back in @ufc ... Btw u make a great champ & role model to everyone!!
6 days
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@SMOOTHone155 thanks Benson! Great song & so true!
6 days
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Hope everyone is having a blessed Sunday!!!!
6 days
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@SMOOTHone155 can u tell me the artist of your walk out song "awesome God" please?? Thanks
6 days
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Big Happy Birthday to Mike Dolce @TheDolceDiet !!!!!!!! #livinglean birthday cake I hope! Lol
6 days
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Road trip time...
6 days
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Almost #ufc145 fight week and I'm only 33 followers away from my 3500 goal......... Let's do this!! @ufc
6 days
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Goodnight everyone!!! Be safe out there
7 days
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New season of "True Blood" on June 10th........ Can't wait!!!
7 days
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Walking my dog..... Cold & wet night tonight in Vegas
7 days
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I meant Rios vs Abril fight is going on now!! Rnd 5
7 days
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Mandalay Bay watching boxing fights...... Rios vs Abril main event coming soon! http://t.co/A9OgHnHX
7 days
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Heading down to Mandalay Bay for the Rios vs Abril Lightweight Title Fight
7 days
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Tks to @DrJosieDC for the adjustment today...
7 days
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Great last sparring session @tristargym @Firas_Zahabi @david_lafondmma @RyanFordMMA , can't wait to do this... #mma #ufc145
7 days
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Tune in to the @MMA30 Radio Hour today at 4p PT on 100.5 in Vegas or http://t.co/LOwV6hUx .... I will be in the studio!!!!! LISTEN
7 days
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"@manoEmano702: @johnalessio79 Great clips is cheaper...lol"I bet it is!!! Lol
7 days
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"@Kalteich: Can not wait to see @johnalessio79 back in the UFC on April 21!!!!!!" Gonna be fireworks!
7 days
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Off to get my haircut at The Palms
7 days
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"@Truthspeaker22: @johnalessio79 Go out an get it boi! u gonna get that W" victory will be mine!!
7 days
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"@Schlinsk: @johnalessio79 Me too man! Great fighter. Been a fan for a long time. Warrior ALESSIO!!"Truly appreciate your support!
7 days
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One week till @ufc 145 in Atlanta .... Amazing card that I'm blessed to be apart of!! Thank you @danawhite & @lorenzofertitta... #ufc145
7 days
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Great job by Carmont, good win for @tristargym #UFConFUELTV
7 days
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Great @ufc on #Facebook #mma #UFConFUELTV
7 days
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#gymtime ... Road work & kickboxing drills ..... One week away from #ufc145
7 days
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"@mgomez521: @johnalessio79 good to see you back john. Best of luck!"Much appreciated brother!
7 days
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Goodnight my friends!!! Be safe if your out & God bless you all..... Have a great weekend!
8 days
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Wow Jones vs Evans is gonna be sick!!! Thank you @ufc for let me be apart of this amazing card!! Can't wait to fight!!
8 days
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"@BigMarley3: @johnalessio79 You picking Gustafsson or Silva tomorrow? #UFConFuel2"tough call but I think Silva
8 days
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@macdanzigmma looks good buddy!! I love juicing, I do it everyday, never felt healthier in my life!
8 days
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Time for some light road work to end Friday's training .... #ufc145 weighins on one week away!!!!
8 days
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Been chilling in the hyperbaric chamber ..... Need a better phone so I can play video games while I'm in here
8 days
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"@antoniosabatojr: @johnalessio79 do your thANG pal ,, so pumped" thanks Antonio, I'm super excited!
8 days
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"@HyperJustin: @johnalessio79 Truth be told the last UFC I paid for out of my own pocket, You fought!! #ItsworththemoneywhenyouFight"love it
8 days
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Got in some good work at @DrysdaleBJJ .... Working on my game plan!! Thanks @JimmySpicuzza for the rnds!
8 days
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I think @VanCanucks fans will like/hate this but ..... Made me laugh! http://t.co/0z7VLofl
8 days
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So awesome they brought Max Payne to app store, brings back alot of memories...
8 days
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“@Turboleer: @MarkBocek @deeds82 needs a happy birthday, he's a huge fan of polite Canadians”. Done
8 days
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Good morning S&C work with my coach @Jake_Bonacci .... Home for breakfast then off to @DrysdaleBJJ
8 days
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"@natostepdad: @johnalessio79 Thnx John just got the hook on my dream dog." They breed some sick dogs eh?? I will be getting one soon
8 days
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Please give my sponsor @SarahBoze of http://t.co/CWcvQK6I a follow .....they are amazing people & bred Amazing dogs!!!!
9 days
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"@IvanS61: @johnalessio79 Thanks for the follow John. Will be rooting for you at UFC 145!"Heck ya thanks for support bro!
9 days
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"@joshuahchalfant: @johnalessio79 my bad coulda SWORE I was already following"I appreciate the support!
9 days
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Just reached 3400 followers..... 100 away from my goal, very doable people!!!
9 days
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"@Kirtis_Hour: @johnalessio79 Nope! Horse meet!" Horse meat must have a lot of testosterone in it. Lol
9 days
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Overeem says he's bigger & stronger then JDS .... U think P.E.D's have anything to do with being stronger?? Lol
9 days
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Good sparing tonight at @Xtreme_Couture ...... Everything falling into place perfectly for #ufc145 .. Can't wait to make my return!!
9 days
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TRISTAR: UFC® STAR MAKER: http://t.co/Xy5RaWTw via @youtube
9 days
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I may not have a huge bank account but I feel rich with support & blessing from God!! Love my family, friends & fans!!!!
9 days
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Heck yeah tweeps only 118 followers away from my 3500 goal for #ufc145 ...... Let's do this!!
9 days
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Off to hit mitts with @mastermitter .... Today is a technical day, working my game plan for #ufc145
9 days
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Yummy breakfast!!!! Oatmeal w/ blueberries & strawberries http://t.co/s4d9BpbW
9 days
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Great day of training, now sitting back about to watch "The Darkest Hour" movie with my wife
10 days
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“@BabyLou1989: @MarkBocek by the way. Broke 1 million on temple Run.”. Fuk I got my work cut out for me...
10 days
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"Ohjah" sushi for dinner with the wife..... Been craving it all week!!
10 days
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“@BabyLou1989: http://t.co/RzU9anfu watch it. Enjoy it.”. Best tweet ever!!!
10 days
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