The UFC has made the last bout slated for UFC 101 official as Thales Leites is set to face off with Alessio Sakara on the preliminary card of the evening in a middleweight match-up.
UFC 101 is set to take place at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 8.
Leites recently had a five fight win streak in the UFC brought to a halt in a lackluster championship bid against UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 97.
Sakara is looking to break through the .500 mark with the UFC as he has gone 4-4 in his career in the Octagon with his most recent appearance being an impressive head kick knockout over Joe Vedepo at UFC Fight Night 15.
A full list of the bouts expected for UFC 101 are listed below:
B.J. Penn vs. Kenny Florian (for the UFC lightweight championship)
Forrest Griffin vs. Anderson Silva
Johny Hendricks vs. Amir Sadollah
Ricardo Almeida vs. Kendall Grove
Josh Neer vs. Kurt Pellgrino
Shane Nelson vs. Aaron Riley
John Howard vs. Tamdan McCrory
Thales Leites vs. Alessio Sakara
Dan Cramer vs. Matthew Riddle
Rob Emerson vs. George Sotiropoulos
Jesse Lennox vs. Danillo Villefort