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Long Island's Al Iaquinta fights this Friday on 'TUF Live'

Mixed Martial Artist Al Iaquinta of Wantagh will

Mixed Martial Artist Al Iaquinta of Wantagh will be a contestant on Season 15 of the UFC's "The Ultimate Fighter." (Feb. 29, 2012) Photo Credit: David Pokress

Myles Jury has had nine pro MMA fights. He has yet to lose. That's what Wantagh-based fighter Al Iaquinta has to prepare for this Friday when they fight in "The Ultimate Fighter Live" on FX.

Iaquinta, trained by Ray Longo and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra, was Urijah Faber's No. 1 pick. Faber's fighters are 0-2 so far in the show's 15th season, the first of FX and the first to air live fights instead of taping the entire season months in advance.

“Got called out tonight," Iaquinta said after Friday night's episode concluded around 11 p.m. "Not the first time, probably won’t be the last - and I got my -- -- kicked early that time, then won the fight. Jury’s never been in a war like I have.”

Stay tuned for Episode 3 of "TUF Talk" with Al Iaquinta later this week (either Tuesday evening or Wednesday afternoon).


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