Alessio
Sakara
19-11-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 19-11-0, 1NC
Summary: striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Legionarius
From: Rome Italy
Fights Out Of: Miami, FL USA
Age: 32
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
626
48% Successful
299
Types of Successful Strikes
0
299
44% Standing
19%
37% Ground
133
56
110
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
79% Successful
11
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
4
2
Takedown Defense
63
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Alessio Sakara Oct 26, 2013
20 1 0 1 R1 Submission
Nico Musoke 12 1 1 1
Loss
Patrick Cote Nov 17, 2012
14 0 0 0 R1 DQ
Alessio Sakara 24 0 0 0
Loss
Brian Stann Apr 14, 2012
18 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Alessio Sakara 7 0 0 0
Loss
Alessio Sakara Mar 3, 2011
27 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Chris Weidman 45 5 0 4
Win
Alessio Sakara Mar 21, 2010
13 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
James Irvin 6 0 0 0
Win
Alessio Sakara Aug 8, 2009
24 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Thales Leites 22 4 0 6
Win
Alessio Sakara Sep 17, 2008
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Joe Vedepo 7 0 0 0
Loss
Chris Leben Mar 1, 2008
24 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Alessio Sakara 13 0 0 0
Win
Alessio Sakara Jan 19, 2008
8 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
James Lee 0 2 0 0
Loss
Houston Alexander Sep 8, 2007
18 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Alessio Sakara 1 1 0 0
Win
Alessio Sakara Apr 21, 2007
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Victor Valimaki 0 0 0 0
Loss
Drew McFedries Nov 18, 2006
30 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Alessio Sakara 32 0 0 0
Loss
Dean Lister May 27, 2006
1 0 2 0 R1 Submission
Alessio Sakara 1 0 0 0
Win
Alessio Sakara Feb 4, 2006
70 9 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Elvis Sinosic 13 0 0 0
Alessio Sakara Oct 7, 2005
46 0 0 0 R2 Could Not Continue
Ron Faircloth 2 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: In Rome we do a lot of strength and conditioning in the morning and boxing and BJJ in the evening. Now I’m in Florida at ATT and we do a lot of great sparring with elite fighters.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was 11 years old when I started to train boxing. At 18 I started to train BJJ and MMA.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
29-3 in amateur boxing.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
8-1 pro boxing record, fought for IBF youth cruiserweight boxing title. Black belt in BJJ under Marcus “Conan” Silveira

Do you have any heroes? Minotauro and Minotoro Nogueira.

What is your favorite technique? Leg Kicks

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true! I get to test my power at a higher level.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Just basic studies.

What was your job before you started fighting? I had all kinds of jobs but I was born a fighter and that is what I’ve always done.

•    Has won three of his last four bouts

•    Win over Vedepo was awarded Knockout of The Night honors.

•    8-1 with 6 KOs as pro boxer, fought for vacant IBF youth cruiserweight title in 2005 and lost.  Left boxing with six round decision win over Nabil Haciani in December of 2005, but then returned in 2009 with victories in March and May.

•    Fast and accurate striker

•    Eight of last 10 fights, win or lose, have ended in the first round.

•    Before Leites fight, had not been the distance since a 2006 decision win over Elvis Sinosic.

Career

Trained With

Thiago Silva
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16-3-0, 2NC
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Thiago Alves
Thiago Alves
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( W-L-D )

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