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Alessio Sakara vs. James Irvin Completes UFC on Versus 1 Main Card

Alessio SakaraA previously-reported matchup between middleweight sluggers Alessio Sakara and James Irvin has been promoted to complete the four-fight main card for “UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones”, the UFC’s Versus debut which takes place on March 21 at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

MMAjunkie reported the change on Tuesday, which came after a matchup between John Howard and Daniel Roberts, who replaced an injured Anthony Johnson, was moved to the event’s preliminary card.

Light heavyweights Brandon Vera and Jon Jones headline the event, which also features Junior dos Santos vs. Gabriel Gonzaga and Cheick Kongo vs. Paul Buentello.

Check out’s UFC rumors section for the complete “UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones” fight card, and stay tuned for complete UFC on Versus 1 coverage, including “UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones” results on March 21.

Pictured: Alessio Sakara

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