Al Iaquinta is one step away from earning a six-figure contract with the UFC and following in the footsteps of his trainer, Matt Serra. The Wantagh, N.Y., product and Serra-Ray Longo student defeated Vinc Pichel via unanimous decision to advance to next Friday’s TUF 15 finals at the Palms in Las Vegas.
Iaquinta’s opponent is Mike Chiesa, who remained in the house despite the passing of his father in Week 1. Chiesa punched his ticket to the finals with a second-round knockout of James Vick to give Team Urijah Faber a sweep of the top two.
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