Found February 20, 2012 on
Joe Lauzon (21-6) is going to Japan. He has a date with Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (14-2) at UFC 144. Joe is one of those guys in the sport that you love to cheer for. Back in October at UFC 136 many people wrote the Bridgewater, Massachusetts native off before he even stepped into the cage against Melvin Guillard. Forty seven seconds into the first round and Guillard found himself wrapped up and choked out. For Lauzon it was a statement fight.
It was great to go in there and make a big splash like that. They were talking about Melvin fighting for a title real soon and to go in there and derail that whole train was a great feeling.
Not only did Lauzon derail the train, but his performance made people sit up and recognize that you can’t count your chickens before they hatch in the unpredictable sport of MMA. That fight made everyone re-notice Joe Lauzon.
Lauzon is a kid that is use to being over looked. When he entered the UFC back in 2006 he was supposed to be fodder for Jens Pulver...
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<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%;"><span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%;">Let’s be honest, this weekend’s UFC event live from Japan is a remarkable card jammed packed with potentially exciting scraps...
Following a big win over top contender Melvin Guillard, lightweight Joe Lauzon hopes to position himself for a UFC title shot with a win over former WEC champ Anthony Pettis on Saturday.
“Whenever I see Melvin he is always super nice you know, before the fight and after the fight he is always ‘Hey how you doing?’ Always really friendly, but then in interviews I see [him say] ‘Well Joe didn’t beat me, I beat myself.’ It’s like no, I slapped you in the face with my [...]
Benson Henderson (Pictured) found himself on the wrong end of arguably the most breathtaking kick in MMA history when he blocked Anthony Pettis’ foot with his face. Although the highlight-reel strike took place over 14 months ago, the devastating defeat continues to haunt Henderson around every turn.
“I still get teary-eyed thinking about it,” Henderson shared during a recent...
UFC Lightweights Joe Lauzon and Anthony Pettis are set to square off during this weekend’s UFC 144 main pay-per-view card. Joe Lauzon (News), Melvin Guillard (News), UFC 144
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Japan for a stacked UFC 144 card at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo. The seven fight main pay-per-view card is headlined by Frankie Edgar defending his lightweight title against number-one contender Ben Henderson.
Anthony Pettis vs. Joe Lauzon
This is a great match-up to kick-off the main card as both fighters are dangerous and entertaining...