Alessio Sakara Biography

( 1981 - )
October 6, 2018
First published on:September 12, 2018
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Alessio Sakara

Date of Birth: 1981, September 2
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: Italy
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Alessio Sakara
Birth Place Rome, Italy
Famous Name Legionarius
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Nationality Italian
Ethnicity European
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Currently Working For Bellator MMA
Current City Florida, Miami
Currently Married Yes
Married to Adele Sakara (m. 2012)
Children 2

Alessio Sakara is a professional Italian Mixed Martial Artist who is currently competing for Bellator MMA in both their Light Heavyweight and Middleweight division.


Sakara made his professional MMA debut in  2002 and has competed for several MMA promotion such as UFC, M1 Global, Cage Warriors as well as Jungle Fight. He was also involved in boxing and kickboxing. Continue to read for information regarding Sakara's career, net worth, personal life, family and more. 

Alessio Sakara Early Life

Alessio Sakara was born on September 2, 1981, in Rome, Italy. He is of Italian nationality and has a European ethnic background.

Initially, Sakara was interested in soccer but later his mind diverted towards boxing and went to train under several tutors such as Roberto Almeida for his Brazilain Jiu-jitsu training. He also began training in boxing at the age of 11. 

Alessio Sakara Career

Sakara made his professional MMA debut in 2002 and had a wonderful record of 13 wins and 3 losses before joining the famous American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championships.

Alessio Sakara made his UFC debut against Ron Faircloth at the UFC event, UFC 55 but the contest was declared as no result due to an inside leg kick to Sakara's groin. Sakara later had a match against  Elvis Sinosic at UFC 57 and won his first UFC victory by a unanimous decision.

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The MMA fighter suffered his first UFC loss against former King of the Cage Middleweight champion, Dean Lister through a submission hold at UFC 60. Sakara later had memorable matches in the UFC and he later fought for European MMA promotion, Final Fight Championship.

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Alessio Sakara later signed with Bellator MMA in November 2015 and made his debut against  Brian Rogers on April 16, 2016, at the event, Bellator 152 and won through a KO in the second round. He faced off against Rafael Carvalho for the Bellator Middleweight Championship at the Bellator 190 that was contested on December 9, 2017, but he lost the bout.

Sakara's recent match was against Jamie Sloane on July 14, 2018, and he won via a TKO in the first round. His next fight is yet to be announced. Sakara has a record of 20 wins and 12 losses in his MMA career so far. The MMA fighter currently fights alongside Phil Davis, Ryan Bader and Vadim Nemkov in the lightweight division of Bellator MMA. 

Alessio Sakara Personal Life

Moving towards, his personal life, Sakara is a happily married man, He is married to his spouse, Adele Sakara with whom he tied the wedding knot in 2012. The couple is blessed with two sons and Sakara is a loyal husband and a loving father. His wife is very supportive of him as well. 

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Further, Alessio Sakara is famous for tattoos of the word "Senatus Populusque Romanus" on his forearm which is associated with Roman soldiers of the ancient Roman empire.

Alessio Sakara Net Worth

Alessio Sakara has earned quite a name and fame throughout his professional MMA career as a successful fighter. According to the Tapology, his career disclosed earning is estimated to be around $173,000 as of 2018. Sakara also owns a luxurious BMW car. 

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As of 2018, his total net worth has not been officially disclosed as it is still under review. But it is assumed with his accumulated wealth Sakara is enjoying a good and lavish life with himself and his family.

Alessio Sakara Facts

The Italian MMA star athlete, Alessio Sakara stands at height of  6 feet tall and weighs around 83 kg. He has a reach of 72 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his matches against his opponents. Sakara is currently 37 years old. In addition, he is popular all over his social media most particularly in his Facebook and Twitter account.

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