The black belt in gaidojutsu, Bjj and Tuf Mw tournament winner Diego Sanchez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 27-9-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 lightweight in the world. He fought three times in 2016 beating Jim Miller and Marcin Held (=Held vs Sanchez) but between these two bouts he lost to Joe Lauzon.
His opponent, Al Iaquinta, has a record of 12-3-1 (58% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 4, 2015 when he defeated Jorge Masvidal (=Iaquinta vs Masvidal). Al Iaquinta vs Diego Sanchez is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs Lobov
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 108 fight card (main card):
Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov
Diego Sanchez vs Al Iaquinta
Ovince St Preux vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
John Dodson vs Eddie Wineland
Joe Lauzon vs Steven Ray
Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry
Brandon Moreno vs Dustin Ortiz
Sanchez’s previous fight: Marcin Held vs Diego Sanchez
Iaquinta’s previous fight: Al Iaquinta vs Jorge Masvidal
Sanchez vs Iaquinta Fight Video:
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