For those of you wondering when Al Iaquinta would get another fight, wait no longer. Iaquinta will step back into the octagon on November 8th. His opponent? The hard hitting Ross Pearson. The fight will take place at the Allphone Arena in Australia. The entire fight card will stream LIVE on UFC Fight Pass.
Iaquinta and Pearson will be the co main event along side Luke Rockhold and Micheal Bisping. Pearson who appeared on TUF back in 2009, most recently comes off a second round KO of Gray Maynard. He’s unbeaten in four of his last five fights. Iaquinta enters the contest 4-1 in his last 5, most recently knocking out Rodrigo Damm at UFC Fight Night last month. A great match up for Iaquinta against a top ranked opponent. As always be sure to check in here for photos, interviews, shirts, and much more.
Happy Monday everyone. I’ve had some people asking me about video from Al’s fight. The fight isn’t on UFC Fight Pass yet, but here’s a link where you can watch the fight. UFC may take it down in a few days so try and watch today at some point if you can. Once a better quality copy is on UFC Fight Pass I’ll be sure to let everyone know. Enjoy.
He was smooth, he was technical, he was dominant. Al Iaquinta was back in full force last night at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, and he didn’t disappoint. Iaquinta outworked Rodrigo Damm for two and a half rounds before knocking him out late in the third. Iaquinta was dominant, impressing with his striking and take down defense. Continue Reading
Once again Iaquinta Nation, it’s Fight Night. Tonight LIVE from the Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Al Iaquinta will take on Rodrigo Damm in what will be a very important match up for both fighters. The younger Iaquinta will come in looking to bounce back against a tough Brazilian opponent in Rodrigo Damm. Iaquinta has rebounded well following a loss so far in his career, something he hasn’t had to deal with very often. “I guess it’s one of those things you have to chalk up to experience” Iaquinta said discussing his loss to Mitch Clarke in May. “Some guys don’t get caught, and I have to become one of those guys.” Iaquinta went on “ That guy shouldn’t have lasted the first round with me.” Continue Reading
As fight night approaches just a few important dates and times to keep in mind. If you’ve been on the fence about attending the fight, and are inside the Tri State area I urge you to make a move to Foxwoods on Friday. The drive isn’t as terrible as many of you may suspect. On top of coming down and supporting Al you’ll be in store for a great night of fights. Limited tickets are still available as of today. Continue Reading
Get excited everyone it’s officially fight week! Iaquinta vs. Damm is only a few short days away. Check here for an exclusive interview with Al as well as full pre fight coverage leading up to the fight. Iaquinta Nation is happy to announce we will be running a T-Shirt sale for fight week. Starting today purchase any TWO Iaquinta Nation shirts for the price of $50(Normally shirts are valued at $30 each). The red v neck shirts are athletic fit, great for training in or just wearing to support Al. Don’t hesitate stock is limited. Jump on this great deal today. Email me at MattPellicane@gmail.com to place an order.
On September 5th Al Iaquinta(8-3-1) will step back into the octagon against Rodrigo Damm(12-7). The fight will take place at Foxwoods Resorts and Casino in Connecticut as well as LIVE on Fox Sports 1. Both Iaquinta and Damm will enter the fight with a bit of a chip on their shoulders, both coming off somewhat surprising losses. Iaquinta being chocked out via D’Arce by Mitch Clarke, and Damm lossing to Rashid Magomedov by unanimous decision. Before that, both fighters we’re riding respected win streaks that came to a halt. Look for Iaquinta and Damm to both be highly motivated and looking to get back into the win column at UFC Fight Night 50. Continue Reading