For those of you none Facebook people out there here’s some information on the viewing party at McCann’s. McCann’s is your number one spot on Long Island to view all of Iaquinta’s fights as well as every UFC event. McCann’s will be running the same deal as usual for Al’s fights. There will be a $45 open bar from 9pm- 12am ($40 open bar and $5 towards the staff) Appetizers will be put out as well. Iaquinta vs. Lauzon will be the third fight of the main card on PPV. The main card starts at 10pm. I urge you to get there early. The bar will fill up potentially to the point where people will be held at the door. Although the inside will be reserved for all of us get into the building as soon as possible.
Also a reminder that all are welcome even if you aren’t doing the open bar. Please come down have some food and a drink and support Al. Looking forward to seeing everyone Saturday night!
If you haven’t had a chance yet check out UFC’s Countdown to UFC 183 featuring this weekends fight between Al Iaquinta and Joe Lauzon. The video offers a look into both fighters camps leading up to this much anticipated light weight match up. Follow along as Raging Al looks to make a statement and continue to climb his way up the ladder in the division.
Confidence. It’s one of the most important attributes a fighter can bring into the octagon. The battle can be drawing that fine line between confident and cocky. One of the most important keys to Al Iaquinta’s knock out over Ross Pearson was just that. Confident, but never cocky. The other? This isn’t a fighter who should be taken lightly. He isn’t anyones stepping stone in this division. In his past two fights “Raging” Al has shown he brings knock out power to the table. In less then two weeks he’ll look to bring that same knock out power against Joe Lauzon at UFC 183. Continue Reading
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Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Lauzon
Jan, 31 MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA LAS VEGAS
The new year will bring yet another big fight for “Raging” Al. Iaquinta(10-3-1) will take on Joe Lauzon(24-9) at UFC 183 on January 31st. The card will take place Superbowl weekend, and is headlined by the much anticipated battle between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. Iaquinta comes off the biggest win of his career knocking out Ross Pearson a few weeks ago. Lauzon most recently stopped Micheal Chiesa via TKO.
Iaquinta has won 5 of his last six fights, the last two by way of knockout. Lauzon has won two in a row after dropping three of four. A great match up for Iaquinta as he looks to continue to move his way to the top of the light weight division. Expect to see an exciting fight with the strong stand up and BJJ of both fighters. The fight has the makings to be a classic. As always be sure to check here for articles, interviews, T-shirt sales, and much more.
“After this win they’re going to know who I am.” Yes they will indeed. That was Iaquinta’s comment from earlier this week. If they didn’t know who Iaquinta was before, they certainly do now. Iaquinta in his best performance to date executes a big second round knock out over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 55. The Serra Longo fighter only continues to improve each fight. “I fight better when I fight better guys. I fight better when I fight in front of a big crowd” Iaquinta said after the fight. That’s great moving forward but for now a big win over Pearson puts Iaquinta’s career on the map. Continue Reading
Once again Iaquinta Nation it’s Fight Night. It will be Wantagh’s own Al Iaquinta taking on England’s hard hitting Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 55. This is a big opportunity for Iaquinta, who enters this fight winning four of his last five. A win against Pearson would really put him on the map, showing the rest of the world what many of us all ready know. Al Iaquinta is just about as tough as they come. A fighter who only continues to improve, he’ll look to to take that next big step rising in the division tonight. Continue Reading