The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight division has just been put on notice.
Former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) prospect Al Iaquinta has arrived, courtesy of a blistering technical knockout win over longtime veteran Joe Lauzon at the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Check out our full fight recap and analysis for their 155-pound battle right here.
"J-Lau" was effective early, landing his own powerful punches to keep "Raging Al" on his feet. Unfortunately for the Bostonian, he was unable to maintain that momentum and the Serra-Long striker roared back to punch his way to his third straight win.
And second consecutive knockout.
Probably time for Iaquinta to fight someone in the top 10. As for Lauzon, it's back to the drawing board.
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