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Al Iaquinta Takes Controversial Split Decision from Jorge Masvidal

Al Iaquinta survived a tough first round to win a controversial split decision. (Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan/USA Today Sports) Al Iaquinta (12-3-1) is as tough as they come, and he definitely proved it Saturday afternoon in Fairfax, VA.  His opening round against Jorge Masvidal (28-9) found him outclassed on the feet and unable to land a single takedown.  Masvidal threw a...
Via The Sports Journal
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Iaquinta Earns Split Decision Win Over Jorge Masvidal At UFC Fight Night 63

Al Iaquinta survived a tough opening round against Jorge Masvidal, before rallying to earn a split decision victory at UFC Fight Night 63, then went off at the crowd for booing the judges verdict. Round One: Circling to start this one. Iaquinta with a one-two. Masvidal with a light leg kick. Another misses and Iaquinta scores with one. Jab from Masvidal. Iaquinta thinks about a...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorge Masvidal Disappointed By Al Iaquinta Match-up

Jorge Masvidal is set to fight Al Iaquinta next at UFC Fight Night 63 in April and he’s not exactly happy about it. “He’s taking a couple steps up and I’m taking a few steps back,” is Masvidal’s assessment of his latest assignment in the Octagon in a recent interview on MMAJunkieRadio. “The kid’s talented and all, but I’ve got no business fighting this guy, you...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Green Out; Ben Henderson Vs Jorge Masvidal Set For UFC Fight Night 63

Bobby Green has been forced to pull out of his recently announced lightweight fight with Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 63 In Fairfax, Virginia on April 4th. Turn that frown upside down though as stepping in to replace Green will be former lightweight champion Ben Henderson who’s just days removed from a somewhat controversial split decision loss to Donald...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorge Masvidal Out; Gleison Tibau In Against Norman Parke At UFN 58

Jorge Masvidal has been forced out of his fight with Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 58 in Boston on January 16th after picking up an injury. Masvidal has been on a three-fight winning streak this year which had left him placed at No.13 on the lightweight rankings. While the UFC haven’t been able to replace him with somebody else currently residing in the top 15 they have brought...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Green, Jorge Masvidal Set For UFC 178

After both Bobby Green (23-5) and Jorge Masvidal (27-8) both picked up big wins in the octagon last Saturday in San Jose, the two are now scheduled for a head-to-head collision just two months later. The UFC announced Tuesday that Green and Masvidal are scheduled to fight at UFC 178 September 27 at the MGM […]
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Added Pressure Not An Issue For UFC Lightweight, Northwest Fighter Michael Chiesa

Following a dramatic loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC on Fox 8 last July, Michael Chiesa wasted no time in showing that he could rebound from a tough loss when he submitted fellow Ultimate Fighter winner, Colton Smith, just four months later. After that quick rebound victory, Chiesa is back on top of his game and is ready for a challenge. On May 24th, at UFC 173, Chiesa will get just...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorge Masvidal gets decision victory over Pat Healy

Jorge Masvidal earned an impressive decision victory over Pat Healy at UFC on Fox 11. Mandatory Credit: Jorge Masvidal earned a unanimous decision victory against Pat “Bam Bam” Healy at UFC on Fox 11 in his home state of Florida. Masvidal comprehensively out-struck his opponent for three rounds and the judges rewarded him by scoring the fight 30-27, 30-27, 29-28...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Healy vs Jorge Masvidal, Yoel Romero vs Brad Tavares Billed for UFC on FOX 11

Pat Healy 29-18 MMA / 0-2 UFC Record 2 Fight Losing Streak Notable Wins: Maximo Blanco, Caros Fodor, Mizuto Hirota Jorge Masvidal 25-8 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fights Notable Wins: Tim Means, KJ Noons, Michael Chiesa ——————————— Yoel Romero 7-1 MMA / 3-0 UFC Record 3 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Clifford Starks, Ronny Markes, Derek Brunson...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Tavares vs. Yoel Romero, Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal Added to UFC on FOX 11

A pair of pivotal scraps have been added to the UFC on FOX 11 lineup. Middleweights Brad Tavares (pictured) and Yoel Romero, as well as lightweights Pat Healy and Jorge Masvidal will collide in the April 19 event. The UFC announced the bouts late Tuesday night via Twitter. Tavares will be riding a five-fight winning streak into the fight. He’s fresh off January’s unanimous decision...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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