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Al Iaquinta vs. Mike Perry grappling bout announced for SUG 11

Al Iaquinta
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Known for their explosive knockout power, Al Iaquinta and Mike Perry will get the chance to show off another set of skills in February.

This week, it was announced Iaquinta and Perry are set to compete in a grappling bout at Submission Underground 11, which takes place Feb. 23. at Roseland Theater in Portland, Ore. The event streams live on UFC Fight Pass.

Other notable names from the MMA world scheduled for the event include Vinny Magalhaes, Austin Vanderford, and SUG veteran Jake Shields.

It’s the first SUG appearance for Iaquinta and Perry, both of whom have lost three of their last four fights in the UFC. Danielle Nickerson, Perry’s wife, is also be competing on the card.

In the main event, Magalhaes and Kyle Boehm will face Nick Rodriguez and Craig Jones in a “tag team” bout.