Privacy. That was one of the toughest fights I’ve had, [I] got beaten up pretty bad in the first round.”.

Top-ranked lightweight contender, Al Iaquinta has praised the “BMF” winner Jorge Masvidal as “one of the toughest fights” he’s ever had.

Masvidal UFC FIGHT NIGHT 63: Mendes vs. Lamas Chiesa def. It is also the home of 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion. Creating a Tapology account = Less advertising. Iaquinta believes Masvidal’s unpredictable fighting style could result in another unpredictable outcome.

Before “Raging Al” made a name for himself against the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Kevin Lee, the New York native was delivering show-stopper performances against the likes of Diego Sanchez and Jorge Masvidal. Luckily I came away with the win, thankfully. Clarke Masvidal Henderson def. Al Iaquinta def. Jorge Masvidal. Hate ads? Iaquinta believes Gamebred’s rise to success proves anything is possible. Crosby under fire for conflict of interest claims, Forrest Griffin on Iaquinta: 'Can't cuss on tv'. Al Iaquinta def. Before “Raging Al” made a name for himself against the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Kevin Lee, the New York native was delivering show-stopper performances against the likes of Diego Sanchez and Jorge Masvidal. He gave the former ONE welterweight champion the first loss of his career. Later on this year, Masvidal is expected to take on the current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. His popularity reached new heights when he delivered a record-shattering 5 second KO win against Ben Askren a few months later. BJPENN.COM is your premier source for all MMA News. I thought it was a great opportunity. So, the opportunity to fight him came up and I jumped on it. He faced “Gamebred” in the Octagon in 2015 where he scored a controversial split decision victory. Masvidal then solidified his superstar status when he defeated Nate Diaz for the “Baddest Motherf*cker Title” at UFC 244 in November 2014. “I don’t know if he was as focused early on in his career, maybe a little young? Masvidal had a great year in 2019. Lee Jorge MASVIDAL Maia def. Like Askren, Usman is celebrated for his wrestling skillset. Al IAQUINTA Iaquinta def. Iaquinta Iaquinta def.

[But] I think as he’s grown up, he’s really matured as a fighter. View Iaquinta vs. Masvidal fight video, highlights, news, Twitter updates, and fight results. I think people thought Askren was going to take him down but the same could happen again against Usman. Sound off in the comments below. We serve you with the latest breaking news, exclusive fighter interviews, videos and more. Al Iaquinta def. The fight will be a little different right off the bat.”. Lee Nurmagomedov def. See what grade all your favorite fighters received last night (Sat., Nov. 7, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 77 from inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, including Vitor Belfort, Dan... An investigative report has found that controversial MMA judge Doug Crosby failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest prior to judging the Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal fight in Virginia... Forrest Griffin weighs in on Al Iaquinta's raging post-fight interview at UFC Fight Night 63. After experiencing the full striking force of the BMF title holder, Iaquinta has nothing but respect for his former opponent. Going up in weight class I think helped him a lot, he seems like a happier person at 170.”. In the meantime, make sure to rewatch Al Iaquinta vs Jorge Masvidal from their 2015 bout on UFC Fight Pass. He impressed fans when he knocked out the British (former) welterweight Darren Till in the second round of UFC London. Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs. Cláudia Gadelha II. Masvidal Usman def. Jorge Masvidal via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28). Do you think “Gamebred” has what it takes to defeat the current welterweight champion? After a decade of on-line operation BJP has evolved into the most reliable destination for all of your MMA needs. You think at that age, he’s been around for so long, it really gives anyone hope that at any time you can just rise to the occasion, get the stars aligned, you just got to keep pushing,” Iaquinta said. Iaquinta vs. Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63 on Tapology. Jorge Masvidal via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) “I’m looking forward to that fight, I think that’s going to be a good fight. Top-ranked lightweight contender, Al Iaquinta has praised the “BMF” winner Jorge Masvidal as “one of the toughest fights” he’s ever had. “But seeing him kind of skyrocket, it’s good. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn. “He was fighting in backyards, Strikeforce everywhere. “He’s a guy that I watched when I was coming up,” he said to BJPenn journalist Natasha Hooper.