Alessio
Sakara
19-11-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 19-11-0, 1NC
Summary: striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Legionarius
From: Rome Italy
Fights Out Of: Miami, FL USA
Age: 33
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

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.
•    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

•    Nine of last 11 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
Thiago Silva
16-3-0, 2NC
( W-L-D )
Thiago Alves
Thiago Alves
26-10-0
( W-L-D )

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