Al Iaquinta Makes Quick Return to Co-Headline UFC Fight Night 63 Against Jorge Masvidal

Written by Tom Ngo
February 2nd, 2015

UFC Al Iaquinta

No rest for the weary. Al Iaquinta (pictured), just two days removed from TKO’ing Joe Lauzon at UFC 183, has agreed to co-headline UFC Fight Night 63 against Jorge Masvidal.

UFC officials announced the matchup Monday.

Iaquinta has rattled off wins in six of his last seven outings, including three straight. “The Ultimate Fighter 15” winner is quickly making his way up the lightweight ladder.

Masvidal is also perfect through his past three contests. He was last seen posting a unanimous decision over James Krause in September.

Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia hosts the April 4 event. Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the main card live.

Here is the show’s revised lineup:

Shamil Abdurahimov vs. Timothy Johnson

Justin Jones vs. Ron Stallings

Liz Carmouche vs. Lauren Murphy

Robbie Peralta vs. Clay Guida

Julianna Pena vs. Milana Dudieva

Luke Barnatt vs. Clint Hester

Michael Chiesa vs. Mitch Clarke

Diego Ferreira vs. Dustin Poirier

Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal

Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas

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