It appears fight fans and Iaquinta Nation may get to see Al Iaquinta back in the octagon sooner than expected. After a second opinion on his injured knee, the 155 pound stand out will avoid going under the knife to fix the damaged cartilage. Instead Iaquinta will undergo stem cell injections and plasma therapy. This will keep Iaquinta out for a significantly shorter amount of time, lining him up for a return at the new year. Continue Reading
The Mixed Martial Arts world is filled with competitors who like Al Iaquinta are hard working and humble. Fighters who do their talking once they step in the octagon. Who walk into a place and want to fly under the radar, go about their business, and aren’t looking for attention. Then there’s Jorge Masvidal. A fighter who has shown over the past few weeks that he likes to talk, and not very intelligently.
This Saturday Iaquinta(11-3-1) will take on Masvidal(28-8) in the Co Main event at UFC Fight Night 63 in a rare Saturday day event. The fight which is headlined by Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas will take place in Fairfax Virginia at The Patriot Center. Iaquinta fills in for former lightweight champion Benson Henderson who recently bumped up to welterweight. Continue Reading
You know what they say, ask and you shall receive. Al Iaquinta has gone on record several times saying that he was ready for a “top name” opponent. He got exactly what he asked for. On Friday night Iaquinta will take on Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 55. Pearson is a well known star on the rise who has been making some noise in the light weight division. This Friday it will be Iaquinta looking to make some noise of his own as he looks to defeat Pearson and rise in the division. Continue Reading
There’s one thing that Al Iaquinta is always sure to shout out after a fight and that’s his home town of Wantagh New York. Al pay’s tribute to that town with this brand new Wantagh “Warrior” black and gold Iaquinta Nation T shirt. The shirt comes in all sizes from S-XL and goes for just $30. Similar to the red V necks( still available in stock) they are also an athletic fit.
Fight night Iaquinta vs. Pearson is only a few weeks away. Don’t hesitate and be sure to pick up your new Iaquinta Nation Shirt today. Text, Facebook message, or email me at MattPellicane@gmail.com to place an order.