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Jim Miller fills Al Iaquinta's spot at UFC 205, takes on Thiago Alves

Al Iaquinta’s unhappiness has become Jim Miller’s gain because the New Jersey-based lightweight has jumped at the chance to fight at UFC 205.

Iaquinta (12-3-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) … 344 more words


Why Al Iaquinta is upset, and why that's a problem that's bigger than him

If you’d asked me a couple weeks ago what it would take to keep Al Iaquinta off the UFC 205 fight card – the one in his home state, at Madison Square Garden, the one seemingly every UFC fighter has been trying to get on lately – I would have said nothing less than an act of God. 894 more words


Report: Al Iaquinta gets home fight vs. new lightweight Thiago Alves at UFC 205 in New York

It appears that at long last, the UFC’s debut in New York has its first fight – and it involves, naturally, a New Yorker.

According to multiple reports, former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves (21-10 MMA, 13-7 UFC) will make a drop to lightweight to take on New York’s own Al Iaquinta (12-3-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) at UFC 205. 602 more words


Al Iaquinta: Repeated fight requests from Thiago Alves 'pissed me off,' hopes for UFC 205 showdown

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta anticipates an octagon return at UFC 205 in New York City this November, a date which would mark more than 19 months since his most recent fight. 891 more words


Thiago Alves 'not worried' about lightweight move despite recalling story of passing out during cut to 170 pounds

Thiago Alves remembers the day he woke up in his hotel room and saw the sports psychologist he’d hired to help him win the UFC welterweight title against Georges St-Pierre. 1,010 more words


Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2255 with Thiago Alves, Mirsad Bektic and Mike Dolce

Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Thiago Alves, Mirsad Bektic and Mike Dolce.

Alves and Bektic are on the comeback trail and looking to fight in the fall. 51 more words


MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Mike Dolce (in studio), UFC's Thiago Alves and Mirsad Bektic

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Mike Dolce, Thiago Alves and Mirsad Bektic.

Dolce, one of the game’s most prolific nutritionists and trainers, will be in the studio to co-host the episode in Las Vegas. 271 more words