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Al Iaquinta - Robbed of a successful career?

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  1. Antix Champion Cheeto Fingers

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    Al Iaquinta was 7-2 in his UFC career, currently sitting on a 4 fight win streak which included victories over Masvidal, Pearson and Lauzon.

    He's still only 29 (although looks 35) so had plenty more time to learn and develop.

    Then gets injured and struggles to cover the medical bills, gets no support from the UFC and has to retire and go into real estate.

    Anyone else feel like he's been robbed of a potentially successful career in MMA?
     
  2. The Persian Prince Blue Belt

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    And don't you fucking boo him
     
  3. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Is normal

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  4. MIKE BOWLING Purple Belt

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    Nah if he would of stayed he would of robbed of a successful real estate career. You have it backwards brah.
     
  5. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    why not mention his win over jury?
     
  6. AnytimeAnywhereAldo No, Daddy, no! Banned

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    He should've jumped over the octagon and screamed in Dana's face like Khabibb and Stipe did.

    Dana is a cuck who wants big muscular killers to berate and abuse him in front of millions of people
     
  7. Rhood Gold Belt

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    He backed out of UFC 205
     
  8. Guernica Double Yellow Belt Banned

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    Nah man. Al is just not a star. As the DAMN sherdog GOAT poster, I know a star when I see one. SageGOAT, Anderson, the Diaz bros. Al is a gatekeeper at best. He would've gotten concussed as real talents built their names off his mangled body.

    #GUERNICAgoat
     
  9. HwoarangStyle Silver Belt

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    yes he did.
     
  10. TTech Purple Belt

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    Yeah, I feel bad for the guy cause I always thought he had some serious potential. And under Longo and Serra, man, he wouldve fought for the title at least once IMO. But UFC and their greed...
     
  11. Headkicktoleg Titanium Belt

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    I was like 40 feet from him when he lost to Masvidal. He got his ass whooped. Those judges should be fired.
     
  12. Madbomber Blue Belt

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    Real Estate pays better and doesn't cause you to lose brain cells. How was he robbed?
     
  13. Probably did him a favor. Now he has time to build another career.
     
  14. dre quinn Blue Belt

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    He lost against masvidal. He wasn't shit
     
  15. Not A Real Fan Deep State Agent assigned to Sherdog Forums

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    Shows what a bush league BS sport MMA is.
     
  16. Judge Lance Ito Brown Belt

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    Karma for robbing Masvidal
     
  18. JosephTessaro Silver Belt

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    Not at all, if anything he got smart and left a mediocre paying job for a job with a lot of upside.
     
  19. FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

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    The UFC said he wasn't going to be eligible for any bonuses for like 3 fights for missing a fighters summit meeting or some shit.
     
  20. Willek Gold Belt

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    I feel no sympathy for any professional athlete. Doubt they give a shit what us "mortals" have to deal with on a daily basis.
     

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