Lightweight fighter Shane Roller has announced his retirement following his latest loss at ‘UFC On FX 5’.

“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!!” Roller told his Twitter followers.

Roller rose to prominence via the WEC organization where he posted a 6-2 record and was at one time in the hunt for a lightweight title shot.

He then moved across to the UFC and started well enough with a win over Thiago Tavares last year.   However, his form quickly took a turn for the worse after that, losing his next three fights in a row.

Back in July he appeared to have turned things around with a decision win over john Alessio, but a first round submission loss to Jacob Volkmann on Friday night would more than likely have brought an end to his time in the UFC, and it seems that rather than battle his way through the smaller promotions he’s opted to call it a day.

In total the 33 year-old bows out of the sport with an 11-7 record.

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