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Kevin Lee Eyes Anthony Pettis for UFC 229

Kevin Lee really, really wants on the UFC 229 card this October. First, the #5 ranked Lee set his sights on a rematch with Al Iaquinta for the event. But …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Al Iaquinta issues fiery response to Kevin Lee’s callout

Kevin Lee is one of the top contenders in the UFC lightweight division. Unfortunately, “The Motown Phenom” remains largely overshadowed by his peers Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson and …read more

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Kevin Lee Calls Out Al Iaquinta, Gets Called a Bird

Kevin Lee calls for a bout with Al Iaquinta and it didn’t take long for “Raging” to respond. Lee is coming off a dominant TKO victory over Edson Barboza back …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Lee calls out Iaquinta for UFC 229, Iaquinta responds

Kevin Lee has called out Al Iaquinta for a fight at UFC 229 on October 6th. Last night on the UFC 227 MetroPCS pre-show, former UFC lightweight title challenger Kevin …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov Says UFC Working on Conor McGregor Fight, but Has Backup Plan

Khabib Numagomedov hasn’t fought since winning the undisputed UFC lightweight title against Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 in early April, but says he is close to lining up his next …read more

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Posted on July 26, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Pettis calls out Iaquinta since Nate Diaz is ‘out indefinitely’

Anthony Pettis wants to fight Nate Diaz, but says the UFC told him Diaz is on the shelf – so he called out Al Iaquinta instead. After finally picking …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Fresh Off UFC 226 Win, Anthony Pettis Issues Callouts to Al Iaquinta, Nate Diaz

Anthony Pettis looked a little bit rejuvenated at UFC 226, displaying the varied offensive arsenal that once made him a champion in a victory over Michael Chiesa on June 9. …read more

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Resurgent Anthony Pettis calls out Nate Diaz and Al Iaquinta

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 226, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis picked up a sorely needed victory, submitting BJJ blackbelt Michael Chiesa in the second …read more

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Ex-champ Anthony Pettis calls out Al Iaquinta and Nate Diaz – with a not-so-nice dig at the Diazes

Back in the win column with a key victory, Anthony Pettis is ready for another fight.
On Saturday the former UFC lightweight champion targeted two names for his next outing.
Pettis (21-7 …read more

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Paul Felder: Media Day Q&A

It has been a wild stretch for Paul Felder, going back to UFC 223 when he lost his fight with Al Iaquinta when Ragin’ Al stepped in to fight Khabib …read more

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Morning Report: Tony Ferguson says Al Iaquinta ‘exposed’ Khabib Nurmagomedov, hopes to return by September

A week before UFC 223, it looked like the MMA world was finally going to get the Khabib Nurmagomedov-Tony Ferguson fight that had fallen through numerous times before. Then, just …read more

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Al Iaquinta explains why he was pulled from Justin Gaethje matchup

Initially, Al Iaquinta was expected to battle former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC Lincoln on August 25. But then, Iaquinta was removed …read more

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Rob Peter To Screw Paul

How’s that expression go? Rob Peter to screw Paul?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) cannibalized its UFC Boise fight card to fill the hole created by Al Iaquinta at UFC Lincoln, which …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Paul Felder: ‘The UFC Slapped Me in the Face for the Second Time This Year’

Most of the mixed martial arts world nodded its collective head in approval after the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that James Vick would be replacing Al Iaquinta against Justin Gaethje …read more

Source:: Sherdog

James Vick Steps in for Al Iaquinta to Fight Justin Gaethje

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Justin Gaethje will now fight James Vick, who stepped in for originally-scheduled opponent Al Iaquinta, UFC officials confirmed. …read more

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James Vick Replaces Al Iaquinta at UFC Lincoln

UFC announced today that James Vick will be stepping in to replace Al Iaquinta for the UFC Lincoln main event. We reported earlier that Al has withdrawn from the fight …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Iaquinta Bails On UFC Lincoln, Gaethje Now Fights Vick On Aug. 25

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced a main event switcheroo now that mercurial lightweight slugger, Al Iaquinta, has bailed on the UFC Fight Night 135 mixed martial arts (MMA) fight …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Vick replaces Iaquinta in UFC Fight Night bout

UFC lightweight James Vick has replaced Al Iaquinta in a UFC Fight Night main event against Justin Gaethje on Aug. 25 in Lincoln, Nebraska. …read more

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Iaquinta out; Gaethje set to face Vick in Nebraska

UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta has pulled out of his scheduled bout against No. 7-ranked Justin Gaethje.Stepping in for Iaquinta in UFC’s inaugural event in Lincoln, Nebraska is No. 11-ranked …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 9:16 am By
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BREAKING | James Vick fills in for Al Iaquinta, takes on Justin Gaethje at UFC Lincoln

Well, the search for Justin Gaethje’s new UFC Lincoln opponent didn’t last long.
Late Wednesday night it was reported that Al Iaquinta had pulled out of his upcoming main event bout …read more

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James Vick Replaces Al Iaquinta, Faces Justin Gaethje in Main Event at UFC Nebraska

Justin Gaethje didn’t have to wait long to find a new opponent as James Vick will replace Al Iaquinta in the new main event for UFC Fight Night in Lincoln, …read more

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James Vick replaces Al Iaquinta, meets Justin Gaethje in new UFC Lincoln headliner

It didn’t take long for the UFC to find a replacement for Al Iaquinta to fight Justin Gaethje at UFC Fight Night 135.
Just hours after Iaquinta said he was …read more

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Al Iaquinta Out; Justin Gaethje Awaits New Opponent for UFC Fight Night in Nebraska

The upcoming UFC card in Lincoln, Nebraska needs a new main event after Al Iaquinta dropped out of his fight against Justin Gaethje on Aug. 25.
The reason for Iaquinta informing …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Al Iaquinta pulls out of Justin Gaethje fight at UFC Lincoln

It looks like Al Iaquinta won’t be fighting Justin Gaethje after all. Unfortunately for UFC fans, they will not be getting a matchup they were looking forward to after all. …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 3:46 am By
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Al Iaquinta not fighting Justin Gaethje at UFC Lincoln; replacement needed

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Al Iaquinta won’t be fighting Justin Gaethje in August’s UFC Fight Night 135 headliner, after all.
Although Iaquinta never definitively said he was in the …read more

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Quote: Khabib Nurmagomedov is Not Bulletproof

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s skills are appreciated, but a coach doesn’t see him as unbreakable. Nurmagomedov took on Al Iaquinta back in April. The bout was held inside the Barclays Center in …read more

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Al Iaquinta ridicules Kevin Lee for calling for 165-pound weight class

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee has long been adamant that the UFC needs a 165-pound division, citing the fact that many fighters are too big to easily make the lightweight …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Al Iaquinta Explains Why Negotiations Stalled for Gaethje Fight

In one of the most exciting fights coming up on the UFC calendar is the mouth-watering feature of Al Iaquinta vs. Justin Gaethje, which will be the main course of …read more

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UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Iaquinta – August 25

Date: August 25, 2018
Venue: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska
TV: TSN/FS1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
155lbs- Justin Gaethje (18-2) vs. Al Iaquinta (13-4-1)
135lbs- Luke Sanders (12-2) vs. Rani Yahya (23-9)
185lbs- Antonio Braga …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 4:16 am By
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