Rivera vs Sakara at UFC 118 in Boston

by John Morgan and Steven Marrocco | source: mmajunkie.com

MMAjunkie.com has learned from sources close to the promotion that Massachusetts based Jorge Rivera and Italian slugger Alessio Sakara have verbally agreed to meet at the event.

While not yet officially announced by the organization, UFC 118 is expected to take place on Aug. 28 at Boston's TD Garden.

Both men are on three fight winning streaks.

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Bobby Lupo site profile image  

5/5/10 9:45 AM by Bobby Lupo

 I am a Jorge Rivera fan and it's going to be sad for him to be beat down in front of his home crowd. Sakara is the future, the man with the best hands in all of MMA, the soon to be first Italian born UFC champion. Forza Sakara!!!!!!!!

NHBDaddy site profile image  

5/5/10 8:03 AM by NHBDaddy

Yeah, hes a gamer

Gruvi site profile image  

5/5/10 5:53 AM by Gruvi

Love Jorge. A cool dude. Hope he keeps on his streak.

FirstNobleTruth site profile image  

5/4/10 8:54 PM by FirstNobleTruth

...and Kenny

autotech site profile image  

5/4/10 8:33 PM by autotech

This is going to be an awesome show.Jorge and Joe in their hometown!!

Nelson site profile image  

5/4/10 7:47 PM by Nelson

 WAR JORGE!!!!!!!!

Herring In A Fur Coat site profile image  

5/4/10 7:46 PM by Herring In A Fur Coat

 Awesome fight, someone is going to sleep.

VeniceMMA site profile image  

5/4/10 7:30 PM by VeniceMMA

Wow awesome fight gonna be a war

mayhem13 site profile image  

5/4/10 7:30 PM by mayhem13

I dont know for sure,as I dont know much about his background....but I am pretty sure Rivera is not Italian.  

Dr Gonzo site profile image  

5/4/10 7:18 PM by Dr Gonzo

 Hint: He's Italian