Al Iaquinta is fresh off a controversial decision win. | Photo: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com
Al Iaquinta will face Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night “Mir vs. Duffee” on July 15.
The lightweight bout was announced on Fox Sports 1 following UFC 186 on Saturday night. The UFC Fight Night bill takes place at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego and is headlined by a heavyweight tilt pitting Frank Mir against Todd Duffee.
Iaquinta enters the bout on a four-fight winning streak. In his most recent outing, the Serra-Longo Fight Team member earned a controversial split-decision triumph over Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night on April 4. Iaquinta has also defeated Rodrigo Damm, Ross Pearson and Joe Lauzon during his current tear.
Green, meanwhile, had an eight-fight winning streak snapped at UFC Fight Night “Edgar vs. Swanson,” as he dropped a unanimous decision to Edson Barboza. The Strikeforce veteran owns victories against Jacob Volkmann, James Krause, Pat Healy and Josh Thomson in the Octagon.