A match-up between top 10 ranked Lightweights, that could be a fight of the year candidate, will be the main event of UFC Fight Night 135.
You can expect a bombs away, knockdown drag out war when number 7 ranked contender Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje throws down with number 10 ranked “Raging” Al Iaquina. Gaethje the former WSOF Lightweight champion, has 15 wins by knockout, and looks to rebound from consecutive loss to Eddie Alvarez & Dustin Poirier. Iaquinta has 7 of his 8 stoppage wins by knock out. The Long Island native is coming having had his 5 fight win streak ended by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223.
Also at middleweight former RFA champion & TUF 23 winner Andrew “El Dirte” Sanchez collides with leg lock specialist Antonio Braga Neto. Former LFA Middleweight champion “Ya Boi” Eryk Anders clashes with Tim “The South Jersey Strangler” Williams winner of 5 out of his last 6. Former RFA champion “Cool Hand” Luke Sanders meets BJJ ace Rani Yahya at Bantamweight. Lastly at Lightweight Easton Fight Teams Drew Dober meets Kings MMA’s Jon Tuck.
155: Justin Gaethje (18-2) vs. Al Iaquinta (13-4-1)
185: Antonio Braga Neto (9-3) vs. Andrew Sanchez (9-4)
185: Eryk Anders (10-1) vs. Tim Williams (15-4)
135: Luke Sanders (12-2) vs. Rani Yahya (25-9)
155: Drew Dober (19-8) vs. Jon Tuck (10-4)