If you agreed with people who had Kevin Lee as the favorite heading into his recent bout with Al Iaquinta, the lightweight’s striking coach, Ray Longo, is wondering how that could have been possible…
Following Kevin Lee’s loss to Al Iaquinta last weekend at UFC Milwaukee, Khabib Nurmagomedov told the lightweight contender to “stay humble”. Well, recently Lee posted a comment which appears to be a response to the champ.
After handing top lightweight contender Kevin Lee a defeat at UFC Milwaukee last weekend, Al Iaquinta has made a big leap up the promotion’s 155 ranks.
If you watched UFC Milwaukee last weekend then you know it featured plenty of memorable moments, including the headlining war between Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta.
Kevin Lee may look worse for wear, following his loss to Al Iaquinta last weekend, but the lightweight contender remains confident that he’ll become champ one day.
It remains to be seen what’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov, but according to Al Iaquinta, he, and not Conor McGregor, deserves another crack at the lightweight champ.
Rob Font returned to the win column tonight at UFC Milwaukee, by outscoring former flyweight contender Sergio Pettis.
If you had closed the book on Edson Barboza being a top contender in the UFC’s lightweight division prior to UFC Milwaukee, well, you might need to re-open it…
As a result of Al Iaquinta’s win over Kevin Lee at UFC Milwaukee, the lightweight’s almost certainly going to face another of the division’s best, and ‘Raging Al’ is targeting Tony Ferguson.
Al Iaquinta moved to 2-0 against Kevin Lee tonight at UFC Milwaukee, as ‘Ragin’ Al’ outscored the lightweight contender tonight in the card’s thrilling main event.
Dan Hooker showed a ton of heart tonight in his co-main event with Edson Barboza at UFC Milwaukee, likely too much heart for his own good.
Charles Oliveira quickly added yet another submission win to his record tonight, as “Do Bronx” needed less than two minutes to tap-out rugged vet, Jim Miller.
Kevin Lee has gone 10-2 since he lost to Al Iaquinta back in 2014, and in advance of their rematch tonight, the UFC’s shared out his memorable, choke-out of Magomed Mustafaev.
Al Iaquinta and Kevin Lee are going to run it back tonight at UFC Milwaukee, and before they do, you can watch their first bout below.
Dana White and others have been floating the idea that Conor McGregor should fight Dustin Poirier again. But, according to Kevin Lee, McGregor – Poirier 2 would be more about rebuilding the star rather than giving the former champ a serious test.
All of the competitors scheduled to compete at UFC Milwaukee tomorrow have already weighed-in, but you can watch the fighters face-off with their respective opponents, beginning at 6 pm/ET – 3 pm/PT.
The fighters have hit the scales in advance of UFC Milwaukee tomorrow, and all of the bouts are official except one.
Al Iaquinta acknowledges that Kevin Lee has improved a lot since he defeated him back in 2014, but that doesn’t mean ‘Ragin’ Al’s’ not extremely confident heading into round two.