Jorge Masvidal Moves To 170lbs To Face Cezar Ferreira At TUF 21 Finale

Jorge Masvidal has been granted his wish to move up to the welterweight division by the UFC and his first fight there will come against Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira at the TUF 21 Finale in Miami on July 12th. Masvidal claimed recently that he’s been eyeing a move to 170lbs for several years, but had stuck around in the lightweight division as he had believed it was better for his...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Iaquinta responds to Fairfax’s boos following controversial win: “F**k You”

After taking a hard fought controversial split decision victory over Jorge Masvidal last night in Fairfax, Virginia, ‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta didn’t respond to kindly to the choir of boos he was met with. While most in attendance and watching at home agreed with just one of those judges, the record books will forever state that Iaquinta broke Masvidal’s 3-fight win streak, extending...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Iaquinta wins controversial split decision, curses fans

Al Iaquinta survived a first round scare to win a controversial split decision over Jorge Masvidal on Saturday. Judges' scores were all over the place with two scoring the UFC Fairfax co-main event 29-28 for the New Yorker, and one judge scoring the bout a shut out for Masvidal, 30-27 Masvidal stormed out of the cage angrily when he was announced as the loser. The crowd booed the...
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April 04, 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

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

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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