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UFC 244's Kevin Lee on Gregor Gillespie: 'The most dangerous fight I've ever taken'

NEW YORK – Kevin Lee has faced a who’s who of the UFC lightweight division. From Edson Barboza to Tony Ferguson to Al Iaquinta, the “Motown Phenom” has faced some …read more

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Dustin Poirier Isn’t Excited About Potential Dan Hooker Fight

Dustin Poirier admits that a showdown with Dan Hooker isn’t appealing to him. Hooker turned some heads with his performance over Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 earlier this month. Iaquinta …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Forget Water. Be Like Salmon!

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You know it’s a bad sign when Al Iaquinta thinks you’re “weird.”
But I guess UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, doesn’t want …read more

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The Good Fight: Dan Hooker says he'll donate half his purse to Dustin Poirier's foundation if he fights him

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Dan Hooker may have found a way to lure Dustin Poirier into a fight.
After Poirier, a former interim lightweight …read more

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Iaquinta Bummed, Not Injured

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran, Al Iaquinta, continues to tumble down the 155-pound rankings, thanks to his lopsided decision …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Justin Gaethje: Fighting Dan Hooker ‘Doesn’t Make Sense At All’

Justin Gaethje has no interest in fighting Dan Hooker. Hooker has certainly wasted little time calling his shot after defeating Al Iaquinta. “The Hangman” turned in perhaps the best performance …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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UFC 243: Al Iaquinta could face six-month medical suspension

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UFC 243’s Al Iaquinta could be out of action for up to six months. The UFC 243 medical suspensions are …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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UFC 243 Medical Suspensions: Al Iaquinta Faces Potential 180-Day Term

Three rounds with Dan Hooker took its toll on Al Iaquinta. …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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UFC 243 medical suspensions: Al Iaquinta potentially facing six-month layoff

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Al Iaquinta’s latest trip to Australia was a rough one.
While Iaquinta was enthusiastic about competing in “The Land Down Under” for the …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC 243 medical suspensions: Al Iaquinta facing long absence

Over the weekend, the UFC returned to our screens with the action-packed UFC 243 card in Melbourne, Australia.
The card was topped by a middleweight title fight between undisputed champion Robert …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Dan Hooker Reacts To Dustin Poirier Turning Down Callout

Dan Hooker is aware that Dustin Poirier turned down his challenge. Last night (Oct. 5), Hooker took on Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243. “The Hangman” turned …read more

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Islam Makhachev calls out Dan Hooker: ‘Let’s wrestle’

Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has called out Dan Hooker after Hooker’s victory over Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243.
Makhachev took to Twitter to respond to …read more

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Dan Hooker says Dustin Poirier is too busy ‘chasing leprechauns’

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker wants to fight Dustin Poirier next, but he said Poirier is too ‘busy chasing leprechauns’ in reference to Conor McGregor.
After defeating Al Iaquinta by lopsided …read more

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Hooker calls out Poirier, who says he’s fighting McGregor

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Dan Hooker defeated Al Iaquinta in the UFC 243 co-main event Saturday night in Melbourne, Australia. Dan Hooker was fired …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Dan Hooker laughs at Dustin Poirier holding out for Conor McGregor: Take a 'real fight'

MELBOURNE, Australia – Dan Hooker is ready for main event fights and top-ranked opponents at lightweight after beating Al Iaquinta at UFC 243.
Hooker (19-8 MMA, 9-4 UFC) put on one …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds to Dan Hooker, claims he is fighting Conor McGregor next!

Dustin Poirier has responded to Dan Hooker’s request for a fight, but says that will have to wait because he is fighting Conor McGregor next.
Hooker had defeated Al Iaquinta by …read more

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Dan Hooker calls out Dustin Poirier after UFC 243 win

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Lightweight Dan Hooker picked up the biggest win of his career on Saturday by defeating Al Iaquinta in one-sided fashion in the UFC 243 co-main event. Following the …read more

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UFC 243: Dan Hooker dominates Al Iaquinta, calls out Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker didn’t finish Al Iaquinta, but he was dominant in winning the unanimous decision. …read more

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UFC 243 results: Dan Hooker picks apart Al Iaquinta, threatens to 'smash' Dustin Poirier

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Dan Hooker continued to thrive as a lightweight on Saturday when he earned his biggest win in the division …read more

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Pros react to Hooker’s beatdown of Iaquinta at UFC 243

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Dan Hooker picked Al Iaquinta apart en route to an unanimous decision win at UFC 243. On Twitter, pro fighters …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2019, 4:46 am By
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UFC 243 results: Dan Hooker punishes Al Iaquinta in lopsided decision, calls out Dustin Poirier 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dan Hooker made a huge statement at UFC 243 both with his performance and then his call out after a win over Al Iaquinta in …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to Dan Hooker's dominant win over Al Iaquinta at UFC 243

Dan Hooker earned the biggest win of his career on Saturday when he defeated Al Iaquinta in the UFC 243 co-main event.
Hooker (19-8 MMA, 9-4 UFC) improved to 6-1 since …read more

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UFC 243 results: Hooker dominates Iaquinta in decision win

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Daniel Hooker just won a dominant decision over Al Iaquinta in the UFC 243 co-main event. The co-main event …read more

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UFC 243 video: Dan Hooker picks apart Al Iaquinta in co-main event

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Watch highlights from the UFC 243 co-main event. UFC 243’s co-main event was a lightweight contest between Al Iaquinta and …read more

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UFC 243 Results: Dan Hooker defeats Al Iaquinta (Highlights)

A key lightweight bout featuring former title challenger Al Iaquinta taking on Dan Hooker co-headlines tonight’s UFC 243 event in Melbourne, Australia.
Al Iaquinta (14-5-1 MMA) was last seen in action …read more

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Al Iaquinta explains why he was so willing to travel halfway around the world to fight Dan Hooker

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When Al Iaquinta heard Dan Hooker shout his name for a fight at UFC 243 in Australia, he didn’t blink or balk …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Preview! Time To Face ‘The Hangman’ In Melbourne

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A lightweight showdown between Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker is featured in the UFC 243 co-main event, scheduled for Marvel …read more

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Al Iaquinta: In the End, Unionizing Would Be ‘Better for Everybody’

Ahead of his co-main event fight at UFC 243 Al Iaquinta talks to Sherdog’s Jacob Debets about Dan Hooker, real estate and fighter unionization. …read more

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Video: Dan Hooker wants to send a message to the lightweight division with a win against Al Iaquinta

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Dan Hooker called out Al Iaquinta because he wanted to show how he stacked up against a top 10 ranked lightweight and …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya - Main card preview

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Get the inside look at the UFC 243 main card, featuring an exciting co-main event between lightweights Al Iaquinta and Daniel Hooker, plus heavy hitting …read more

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UFC 243 Clash: Hooker Vs. Iaquinta!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight hitters Dan Hooker and Al Iaquinta will go to war this Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) at UFC 243 from inside …read more

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UFC 243 open workouts highlights: Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya light up the Aussie crowd

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Check out the UFC 243 open workouts, where headliners Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya, and co-main event fighters Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker, took the stage to light …read more

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Al Iaquinta wants to prove he’s a better fighter and better real estate agent than Dan Hooker

UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta says part of the motivation for fighting Dan Hooker in the co-main event of UFC 243 is to prove who the better real estate agent …read more

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Posted on October 3, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Video: Al Iaquinta UFC 243 open workout highlights

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MELBOURNE, Australia — At UFC 243 open workouts, Al Iaquinta puts on a show for the fans and the media. …read more

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Posted on October 3, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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UFC 243 open workouts: Dan Hooker says 'expect a fast start' from him vs. Al Iaquinta

MELBOURNE, Australia – Dan Hooker is hoping UFC 243 results in another quick finish.
Hooker (18-8 MMA, 8-4 UFC) takes on Al Iaquinta (14-5-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC) in the co-main event …read more

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Al Iaquinta doesn’t pay attention to UFC rankings: ‘It’s subjective – it’s more of a popularity contest’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Al Iaquinta knows he’s one of the best lightweight fighters in the world, and he doesn’t need to look at the number next to his …read more

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Posted on October 2, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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UFC 243 | Al Iaquinta believes Dan Hooker fight could be ‘a 15-minute beatdown’

Al Iaquinta is looking to return to the win column at UFC 243 when he takes on Dan Hooker.
The Long Island-native will be heading to Australia to take on the …read more

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UFC 243 Embedded, Episode 2: ’10-second rule’

In the second episode of UFC 243 Embedded, Al Iaquinta gets a haircut, Israel Adesanya eats blueberries off the ground, Robert Whittaker arrives to Melbourne, and more. …read more

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