Sakara is no doubt skating on thin ice after losing his fourth straight showdown, falling to a relative unknown like Musoke no less. However, the Italian boxer still has some hope if you dig beneath the surface. Sakara dealt with multiple withdrawals leading up to his match-up with Musoke and never had a full camp to focus on one opponent. Also worth mentioning, one of his losses was a questionable Disqualification stemming from a finish of Patrick Cote and another was a decision to champion Chris Weidman. With all those factors at play, Sakara should get one more shot at success in the Octagon. One option worth considering could be Andrew Craig, who was also tapped out over the weekend, or one of the many mid-tier middleweights out there a la C.B. Dollaway or Trevor Smith.
Eleven individuals came up short at UFC Fight Night 30 and are currently dealing with the hangover of defeat. In some cases, the losses were worse than others, coming in particularly pivotal pairings or involving eye-opening upsets. Meanwhile, lightweights Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson are also probably feeling a bit low after their bout was stopped due to damage from an accidental, illegal knee and ruled a No Contest. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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