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Iaquinta Replaces Henderson, Will Meet Masvidal

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Coming off a third straight TKO victory, Al Iaquinta will return to the Octagon this April, meeting Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 63.

Set for April 4 from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, the card will feature Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas.

Iaquinta (11-3-1) dominated Joe Lauzon this past weekend, while Masvidal (28-8) is on a similar three-fight win streak. All of his wins during that time have been decisions.

Masvidal was set to meet Benson Henderson, but the former UFC lightweight champion accepted a fight this month with Brandon Thatch.

Below is the current lineup:

Featherweight: Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas

Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal

Lightweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Mitch Clarke

Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Ferreira

Heavyweight: Timothy Johnson vs. Shamil Abdurahimov

Lightweight: Gray Maynard vs. Alexander Yakovlev

Female Bantamweight: Liz Carmouche vs. Lauren Murphy

Middleweight: Luke Barnatt vs. Clint Hester

Female Bantamweight: Julianna Pena vs. Milana Dudieva

Featherweight: Clay Guida vs. Robbie Peralta

Middleweight: Ron Stallings vs. Justin Jones

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