Al Iaquinta Ends UFC On Fox Era By Defeating Kevin Lee In Milwaukee

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UFC on Fox's run has come to an end (kind of), and finished it off with a couple of top lightweights.

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UFC 232's prelim fights will still take place on Fox Sports 1, but dedicated UFC events have ended after seven years as the combat sports organization will move to ESPN in January. The show-closer was #4 Kevin Lee looking to show how much his game has improved since his loss to #8 Al Iaquinta four years ago.

The fight saw a close first round, before Lee pressed forward and mauled Iaquinta to the ground in round two. It was seemingly all downhill from there, as Lee spent the duration of the fight moving forward into Iaquintas jab, overhand and hook. When the scorecards were read, a confused Lee was the only person in the building who thought he'd won the fight. 

After the unanimous decision victory, Iaquinta discussed his desire to compete for the UFC title again, which he was able to do earlier this year in a losing effort to Khabib Nurmagomedov. With another five round effort under his belt, Iaquinta will move way up from his #8 ranking after toppling the #4 Lee.

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