A lightweight barnburner is heading its way to San Diego.
Iaquinta (12-3), a Serra-Longo Fight Club competitor, scored a controversial split decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in Fairfax, Va. on April 4. That fight is best-remembered for Iaquinta's profane post-fight interview, in which he lashed out a jeering fans.
Regardless, the victory was Iaquinta's fourth in a row and seventh in his past eight fights.
Green (23-6), of Riverside, Calif., is looking to shake off a loss to Edson Barboza last November. That ended a memorable eight-fight win streak for the outspoken fighter nicknamed "King."