Alessio Sakara rescheduled to face Jorge Rivera at UFC 118

As reported earlier, Alessio Sakara withdrew from a proposed fight with Nate Marquardt in July due to the passing of his father. Sources close to the situation revealed Alessio Sakara will return August 28th to face Jorge Rivera at UFC 118 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Sakara was last seen in defeating James Irvin via TKO in the first round at the very first UFC on Versus card.

Rivera is also coming off a win, a second round knockout of Nate Quarry at UFC Fight Night 21 in March.

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