According to an article that appeared on MMAMania.com, Alessio Sakara and James Lee will be part of the UFC 80: “Rapid Fire” card. Sakara’s representatives appearenly also indicated that this will be Sakara’s last fight at 205 and that he will move down to 185 to make an attempt at contending in the middleweight division.
Light heavyweights Alessio Sakara (11-6) and James Lee (12-2) will throwdown at UFC 80: “Rapid Fire” at The Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England, on January 19, 2008.
MMAmania first learned about the match up earlier this morning from members of the Sakara management team. In addition, representatives indicated that this will be the last fight for Sakara at 205 pounds in the near future” he plans to dip down to middleweight (185 pounds) regardless of the result in the United Kingdom.