Former UFC lightweight champion contender Al Iaquinta had enough MMA in his life.
Al “Raging” Iaquinta is an elite boxer, a UFC veteran and also a finalist for The Ultimate Fighter Season 15. After all his accomplishments in his career, the former lightweight title challenger is counting. retirement. The boxer has a 14-7-1 record in his career.
He fought some of the top names in his 9 years as a UFC fighter. He shared the octagon against names like Jorge Masvidal, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Kevin Lee, Deigo Sanchez, and much more. The boxer recently admitted on his podcast, “Call Me Al” that he is no longer qualified to compete as a professional.
Al Iaquinta said: “My body just couldn’t hold it.
In his podcast, Al Iaquinta speak, “That’s the way to go out. I mean obviously, you want to win but it’s not worth it, man. You saw Michael Chandler and Justin Gaethje fight. Those guys beat each other up and it’s not worth it. ”
Al is having three consecutive losses before Donald Cerrone, Dan Hooker, and very recently Bobby Green. Iaquinta was defeated in the first round at UFC 268 against Green. The fighter said, “These guys are training hard. These guys are training three times a day, twice a day, really hard. My body couldn’t take it anymore and it was the first time in my career that I gave up in a battle. ”
Although Al Iaquinta has not officially announced his retirement, the lightweight player has chosen other career options and possibly so. We wish Al all the best in his future projects.
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