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"The Upgrade"

17-5-0

Dan Lauzon

"The Upgrade" Dan Lauzon

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  • Given Name: Daniel James Lauzon
  • Professional MMA Record: 17-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Upgrade
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1988.03.30
  • Last Fight: October 26, 2013 in WSOF
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 158.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Reality Self Defense
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $68,160 USD
  • Born: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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Born and raised in Massachusetts, and the younger brother of UFC fighter Joe Lauzon, Dan “The Upgrade” Lauzon is the youngest fighter ever to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championships. He accomplished that feat at the tender age of 18 years, 7 months and 14 days, in a loss to Spencer Fisher at UFC 64 in October 2006.


Lauzon is an aggressive fighter. He thrives in, and plainly enjoys, wild back-and-forth exchanges that move from standup to the mat and back again. His training ethic has been questioned on occasion, including from members of his own camp. But “The Upgrade” is arguably the more athletic of the two Lauzon brothers, and possesses an extremely slick submission game. His first five wins in professional MMA all came by way of submission. Dan Lauzon remains very young, with a promising fight career ahead of him.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:07 PM ET
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Dan Lauzon Lightweight Ranking History

Dan Lauzon MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:40 Round 2 of 3, 6:40 Total

Justin Gaethje
17-4-0 9-0-0

WSOF 6: Burkman vs. Carl
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.10.26
Odds: +250 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 158.0 lbs | Referee: Jorge Alonso
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

John Gunderson
16-4-0 34-14-2

WSOF 3: Fitch vs. Burkman 2
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.06.14
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs | Referee: Chris Tognoni
Cancelled Bout Don Carlo-Clauss CFC 2012.03.31
Reason: Event Canceled
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:42 Round 1 of 3

Anthony Kaponis
15-4-0 4-4-0

Premier FC 7: Lauzon vs. Kaponis
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.12.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:56 Round 1 of 5

Noah Weisman
14-4-0 5-1-0

WCF 11: Lauzon vs Weisman
Main Event | Title Match | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.06.18
Referee: Kevin MacDonald
Win | Submission | Choke
1:54 Round 1 of 3

Damien Trites
13-4-0 5-3-0

CES 3: Snow Brawl
Main Event | Catchweight | 165 lbs

2010.12.02
Weigh-In: 164.5 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

John Ortolani

Triumph 4

2010.10.02
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Efrain Escudero
12-3-0 12-1-0

UFC 114: Jackson vs Evans
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.05.29
Odds: +390 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $15,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Loss | Submission | Shoulder
3:05 Round 1 of 3

Cole Miller
12-2-0 15-4-0

UFC 108: Evans vs Silva
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.01.02
Odds: +130 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $15,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
#26 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
UFC 108 Submission of the Night
Cancelled Bout Rafaello Oliveira UFC 103 2009.09.19
Reason: Lauzon Back Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
4:55 Round 1 of 3

Bobby Green
11-2-0 8-1-0

Affliction 2: Day of Reckoning
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2009.01.24
Disclosed Pay: $23,160 ($12K Base, $11,160 Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Justin Hammerstrum

WC Fighting

2008.11.14
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Brendan Hoxie

WC Fighting

2008.06.20
Win | Submission | Choke

Frank Latina

WC Fighting

2008.02.08
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Andrew Montanez

Wild Bill's Fight Night

2008.01.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:46 Round 1 of 3

David George
6-2-0 2-0-0

Combat Zone 24: Renaissance
Main Card

2007.10.13
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Wayne Harnois

WC Fighting

2007.09.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

James Meals

Full Force Productions

2007.06.16
Loss | Submission | Choke

Deividas Taurosevicius

Cage Fury FC

2007.01.19
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:38 Round 1 of 3

Spencer Fisher
4-0-0 18-2-0

UFC 64: Unstoppable
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2006.10.14
Odds: +375 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $3,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Submission | Choke

Dyrell Walker

Combat Zone

2006.08.05
Win | Submission | Choke

Leonard Wilson

Rage in the Cage

2006.07.01
Win | Submission | Choke

Jason Harris

Rage in the Cage

2006.06.10
Win | Submission | Leglock

Anthony Peters

World Fighting League

2006.04.01

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