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
Hey everyone. Just a reminder that UFC Fight night Iaquinta vs. Damm will be here before we know it. We still have all sizes of the red V Neck Iaquinta Nation shirts still available. The shirts are great for the summer and fall, as well as an awesome way to support Al leading up to and during his fight. Shirts are $30. Please contact me at MattPellicane@gmail.com to place your order.
Tickets for the fight which will be at The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort are on sale starting today. Here’s a link that will show you the full card for the event. On the bottom left of the page you’ll see a button to purchase tickets through TicketMaster. We hope everyone in the New York area is able to make it to Foxwoods for the fight. Please feel free to contact me with any additional questions.
In case you missed it over the weekend, Al Iaquinta vs. Rodrigo Damm has been added to UFC Fight Night on September 5th. The event will take place at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut. The event will be on a rare Friday night, directly competing with a Bellator card scheduled for that evening as well. Both Iaquinta and Damm will look to bounce back following a tough loss in their previous fights. An important fight for both competitors as they will look to prove they’re still at the top of the division. Just a small bump in the road for Iaquinta during his last fight. Expect to see a focused and motivated fighter come out looking to send a message in September.
As always be sure to check here for constant updates, interviews, T-Shirt sales, and much more. With the fight being so close by right in Conneticut, we hope to see “Iaquinta Nation” out in full force for the fight. I’ll have information on here about ticket sales, hotels, ect. Contact me at MattPellicane@gmail.com with any questions or for T-Shirt sales.
Once again Iaquinta Nation it’s fight night(forgive this post for being a few days early but I’m off to Vegas and will be without a computer for a few days). Kicking off this Saturday’s Fox Sports 1 Prelims will be Al Iaquinta taking on Mitch Clarke. Iaquinta comes in with a three fight win streak, and has shown how much his skill set has improved since his year layoff following TUF Live. Clarke who has had a difficult time staying healthy himself, will square off against a focused and motivated Iaquinta.
Fight after fight Iaquinta has been able to dominate each fighter he’s faced. He fought smart, efficiently, and out worked each of his respected opponents. Fight by fight he has been faced with different challenges and was able to come out victorious each time. Very quietly, some seemed to feel, Al beat some very tough young opponents. Continue Reading
With fight night only a few days away, here’s a few important dates and times to keep in mind for this weekend.
Friday 5/23– UFC Offical weigh in- LIVE on UFC Pass via UFC.com 7:00pm ET (If you’re in Las Vegas for the fight weigh in’s are free to the public at the MGM Grand)
Saturday 5/24- UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims 6:30pm ET – UFC Fight Pass
UFC Prelims: Iaquinta vs. Clarke- LIVE on Fox Sports 1 8:00pm ET
UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw – LIVE on PPV 10:00pm ET
If you’re staying local on Long Island for the holiday weekend be sure to go down to McCann’s Pub and Grill (5590 Merrick Road Massapequa NY) McCann’s is a proud sponsor and supporter of Al, and always the local home for viewing all of Iaquinta’s fights. If you’re going to be in town head down to McCann’s and show your support. Enjoy the fights and your holiday weekend.