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
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Oct 26, 2013
20
12
1
1
0
1
1
1
R1 Submission
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Nov 17, 2012
14
24
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 DQ
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Apr 14, 2012
18
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Mar 3, 2011
27
45
0
5
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alessio Sakara
Mar 21, 2010
13
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Alessio Sakara
Aug 8, 2009
24
22
0
4
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Alessio Sakara
Sep 17, 2008
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Mar 1, 2008
24
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Alessio Sakara
Jan 19, 2008
8
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Sep 8, 2007
18
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Alessio Sakara
Apr 21, 2007
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Alessio Sakara
Nov 18, 2006
30
32
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Alessio Sakara
May 27, 2006
1
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Alessio Sakara
Feb 4, 2006
70
13
9
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
Alessio Sakara
UFC 55: Fury
Oct 7, 2005
46
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 Could Not Continue

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

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Thiago Alves
Thiago Alves
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