Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal booked for UFC Fight Night 63

Jorge Masvidal has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 63 after his original opponent Benson Henderson was moved to the UFC Fight Night 60 card and he will now meet Al Iaquinta on the April 4th fight card on Fox Sports 1.

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The new fight was announced on Monday night by the UFC.

UFC Fight Night 63 will come from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia and will be headlined by Chad Mendes meeting Ricardo Lamas in a featherweight bout.

Iaquinta (11-3-1) is coming off a TKO win against Joe Lauzon this past weekend at UFC 183 and he has won three in a row. During his current winning streak, all of the wins have come by TKO and his last two have come in the second round.

Masvidal (28-8) has also won three fights in a row and all of those wins have come by unanimous decision. His most recent win came in September at UFC 178 as he defeated James Krause.

The current UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas fight card is below.

Chad Mendes (16-2) vs. Ricardo Lamas (15-3)
Jorge Masvidal (28-8) vs. Al Iaquinta (11-3-1)
Dustin Poirier (16-4) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (11-1)
Michael Chiesa (11-2) vs. Mitch Clarke (11-2)
Shamil Abdurahimov (15-2) vs. Timothy Johnson (8-1)
Liz Carmouche (9-5) vs. Lauren Murphy (8-1)
Luke Barnatt (8-2) vs. Clint Hester (11-4)
Julianna Pena (5-2) vs. Milana Dudieva (11-3)
Clay Guida (31-15) vs. Robbie Peralta (18-5, 1NC)
Justin Jones (3-1) vs. Ron Stallings (12-7, 1NC)
Gray Maynard (11-4-1, 1NC) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (21-6-1)