Al Iaquinta vs Paul Felder set for UFC 218 in Detroit

A Lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Paul Felder has been added to UFC 218, taking place in Detroit December 2nd.

The news was broken by the Detroit Free Press as UFC officials confirmed to them that the bout would take place on the undercard.

Al Iaquinta (13-3-1) is coming off a first round knockout victory over Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 108 back in April. This was Iaquinta’s first return back to the octagon after being out since 2015 when he won a split decision win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63. He is now on a five fight win streak with four of those wins coming via TKO/KO.

Paul Felder (14-3) is coming off a first round KO win over Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 113 this past July. Previously to that, he had won another first round TKO finish over Alessandro Ricci at UFC Fight Night 105 in February. Felder has won three out of his last four fights, two of those wins coming via first round stoppage.

UFC 218 takes place at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan and is headlined by a Championship bout between UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar.

Louise Green

Writer/Contributor, Co-Owner and Co-Creator of MMA Crazy

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