Video: Al Iaquinta Defeats Tim Sylvester via KO

Long Island’s Al Iaquinta (11-3) takes on Jorge Masvidal in the UFC Fight Night co-main event today. Going back to June 12, 2009, Iaquinta earns a stunning knockout over Tim Sylvester in the first round at Ring of Combat 25.

Writing for NJ MMA New since 2011, Connor is passionate about covering local mixed martial arts. He graduated from Temple University’s School of Media and Communications with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. His love for MMA stems from his past as a high school wrestler and jiu-jitsu blue belt. Former UFC fighter Kurt Pellegrino coached Connor in his senior year of high school. He worked as a Rally Sports Desk report for The Philadelphia Inquirer and interned as a sports reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News.