Thanks to his UFC 183 victory, Iaquinta now has knockout wins over Lauzon and Ross Pearson in his last two fights; a mark of the fight changing power that might just carry him against top Welterweights.
After a couple of spirited attempts, Leites eventually forced an arm triangle choke, and scored an important victory at UFC 183.
To start the UFC 183 Pay-Per-View broadcast, MMA veteran Thiago "Pitbull" Alves faced off against bright young upstart Jordan Mein.
The lone women's MMA fight on the UFC 183 card topped the preliminary show. It was worthy of the coverage, as Miesha Tate and Sara McMann near another shot a Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
Ed Herman and Derek Brunson are both rugged American Middleweights that met on the preliminary UFC 183 card. Neither has a regret, but both know how to brawl.
Two established Flyweight contenders went head to head; or, at least that was what was supposed to happen at UFC 183.
In the first bout of the Fox Sports 1 broadcast, Rafael Natal and Tom Watson went head-to-head in a fight between UFC trial-horses.
In an all-Brazilian 185lb bout, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Ildemar Alcantara and former Ultimate Fighter Brazil standout Richardson Moreira went to battle.
Andy Enz and Thiago Santos opened up the UFC Fight Pass prelims from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
WBA super world light-middleweight champion, Miguel Cotto, remains confident he’ll shock the world when he faces Floyd Mayweather on May 5.