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 career...
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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 series...
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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 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 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 in his...
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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

Khabilov hype continues to grow

There was a mountain of hype surrounding Russian import Rustam Khabilov heading into only his third fight in the UFC against veteran lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal, but he did his best to justify the excitement at least for one shining moment turning the mundane into the spectacular. The first two rounds between Khabilov and Masvidal ended up as a battle of position with both...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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