Bellator returns to Italy on Saturday, and the 185-pound title will be on the line.
Carvalho is looking to defend the middleweight crowd a third consecutive time, while Sakara successfully made weight for his first 185-pound bout since leaving the UFC. Sakara won back-to-back fights under the Bellator banner, both at light heavyweight.
All fighters made weight for the MMA portion of the event, which takes place at the Nelson Mandela Forum and airs on Spike at 8 p.m. ET. Bellator Kickboxing immediately follows on Spike, starting at 10 p.m. ET.
Bellator 190 weigh-in results:
Rafael Carvalho (184.6 lbs.) vs. Alessio Sakara (184.2 lbs.)
Brandon Girtz (156 lbs.) vs. Luka Jelcic (155.6 lbs.)
Lena Ovchynnikova (124.4 lbs.) vs. Alejandra Lara (125 lbs.)
Mihail Nica (155.6 lbs.) vs. Carlos Miranda (156 lbs.)
Gregory Babene (185.2) vs. Tony Zanko (185)
Bellator Kickboxing 8 weigh-in results:
Raymond Daniels (171.5 lbs.) vs. Giannis Boukis (171.6 lbs.)
Joe Schilling (185.2 lbs.) vs. Filipino Verlinden (185.8 lbs.)
Piergiulio Paolucci (161.6 lbs.) vs. John Wayne Parr (162.8 lbs.)
Kevin Ross (149.4 lbs.) vs. Hamza Imane (149.5 lbs.)
Gabriel Varga (145.8 lbs.) vs. Roberto Gheorghita (145.6)