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Monday, Oct 08, 2012

Following UFC on FX Loss, Shane Roller Announces Retirement

Roller (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Following his first round, submission loss to Jacob Volkmann at this past weekend’s UFC on FX card in Minneapolis, Shane Roller has announced he’s retiring from fighting at the age of 33.

Speaking via his official Twitter account, Roller announced:

Looks like I’m hanging up the gloves for good. It was fun, but time to move on. Sux that it ended like that. Now startn the next chapter!!

The former All American collegiate wrestler has gone 1-4 in his last five fights, with his sole victory during that stretch coming over John Alessio in June. Additional losses during that time have come against TJ Grant, Michael Johnson and Melvin Guillard.

Prior to entering the UFC, Roller had gone 6-2 in WEC action, before knocking out Thiago Tavares in his Octagon debut in March, 2011.

The fighter retires holding a record of 11-7.



posted by FCF Staff @ 6:31 pm
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