Al Iaquinta, Dan Hooker agree to UFC 243 clash

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  1. Wild

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    A crucial lightweight bout is headed down under.

    Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 243 on Oct. 5 in Melbourne, Australia, ESPN reported Sunday night.

    In his last bout, Iaquinta lost to Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision in the UFC Ottawa main event in May. Before that, Iaquinta bested Kevin Lee in the biggest win of his career. Iaquinta has alternated wins and losses in his past four bouts.

    After a recent first-round knockout of James Vick, Hooker said he wanted to fight a top 10 opponent next, naming Iaquinta as an option. Hooker bounced back from a loss to Edson Barboza in the Vick fight. Hooker, a New Zealand native, is 5-1 since moving up to 155 pounds in…


    Al Iaquinta, Dan Hooker verbally agree to UFC 243 clash
     
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    This is going to be a great scrap. I got my boy Dan in this one.
     
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  3. Ricky Bobby

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    This is a good fight but the raging bull wins this

    He’s too tough and dangerous
     
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    hooker agreed to be paid in roses
     
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    ragin al seems like the kind of guy who would enjoy beating a hooker
     
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    Is it a “crucial lightweight bout?”
    Fun? Yes. Interesting? Yes. Crucial? Nah.
     
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    While I agree, by Australian UFC card standards having just this one extra decent fight turns the card into our equivalent of UFC 100. Usually we've got Dan Kelly fighting the uber driver who took him to the arena in the co-main.
     
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    And/or getting beaten by one
     
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    Do you watch MMA Throb?
     
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    I think Hooker beats “The Bagel Boss”, and makes it look easy.
     
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