Joe Lauzon News
Thursday 05.16.2013 9:27am ET | View Full Article
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter: @antontabuena
Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, Damon O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas W...
Wednesday 05.15.2013 9:34am ET | View Full Article
In case you hadn't heard, Chael Sonnen really, really wants to fight Wanderlei Silva.
Sonnen called out "The Ax Murderer" on television, Twitter, and even issued a 24-hour deadline for Silva to accept his challenge in recent weeks. The deadline ultimately came and went, and through it all Silva mostly remained mum on the subject. But that ended in magnificent fashion on Tuesday.
"Jon Jones and ...
Tuesday 05.14.2013 1:52pm ET | View Full Article
Two previously reported fights are now official for the UFC’s debut on Fox Sports 1.
Tuesday 05.14.2013 8:00am ET | View Full Article
Whether you like him or not, it's hard to deny that Nick Diaz always keeps this insulated little world of ours interesting.
Over this past weekend, a website with the domain name nickdiazpromotions.com popped up amongst rumors that Diaz was spearheading a new fight promotion. The simple white backdrop of the site featured a stylized logo for an organization dubbed War Mixed Martial Arts, with th...
Tuesday 05.14.2013 7:15am ET | View Full Article
A pair of previously reported fights for the UFC's return to Boston later this summer now are official. Thiago Alves and Matt Brown will meet, as will Joe Lauzon and Michael Johnson at the UFC's FOX Sports 1 debut.
Tuesday 05.14.2013 1:00am ET | View Full Article
The UFC will make its long-awaited return to Boston August 17, as part of the launch of FOX Sports 1. The card for the FS 1 debut has begun to take shape, as two exciting bouts have been announced.Massachusetts native Joe Lauzon will take on hard-hitting Michael Johnson in a battle of TUF veterans. Both men, known for their fan-friendly styles, will be looking to get back in the win column and mo...
Monday 05.13.2013 11:21pm ET | View Full Article
The UFC's return to Boston will feature a little bit of hometown flair.
Popular lightweight Joe Lauzon, of nearby E. Bridgewater, Mass., returns to action on the first UFC on Fox Sports 1 card on Aug. 17, where he'll meet Michael "The Menace" Johnson.
The UFC formally announced the bout Monday night via Twitter.
Lauzon (22-8) is coming off a pair of bouts which ranked high in the discussion fo...
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The last time we saw Joe Lauzon, the UFC lightweight veteran lost a bloody, gutsy decision against Jim Miller at UFC 155, fighting gamely to the last bell after spending the entire first round being hit with every strike ever invented in the history of martial arts. The resulting Fight of the Night award gave Lauzon his twelfth UFC performance bonus — and his tenth in h...
Monday 05.13.2013 4:08pm ET | View Full Article
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s debut on Fox Sports 1 has its second bout.
Monday 05.13.2013 3:30pm ET | View Full Article
We have our 2nd confirmed fight for UFC on Fox Sports 1 1 in Boston, MA, as lightweights Joe Lauzon and Michael Johnson are set to face each other on August 17th. The news was confirmed by MMA Weekly.
Lauzon (22-8) is known for his incredibly entertaining wars and ability to finish off his opponents in victory. His last fight however was a unanimous decision loss to Jim Miller at UFC 155, but h...
Monday 05.13.2013 2:36pm ET | View Full Article
One of Boston's own has finally been booked.
Dana White promised to blow the lid off the promotion's debut with UFC on Fox Sports 1 later this year (Aug. 17, 2013) and the fight card is already starting to come together.
A pair of lightweight veterans of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) are scheduled to throw down as season five vet Joe Lauzon will battle season 12 alumni Michael Johnson. Word of the...
Monday 05.13.2013 2:30pm ET | View Full Article
The UFC's return to Boston continues to come together with the addition of a lightweight bout featuring one of the area's own. Joe Lauzon will meet Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 in August.
Monday 05.13.2013 1:16pm ET | View Full Article
The first live UFC event on Fox Sports 1 isn’t until Aug. 17, but the fight card is already starting to come together. The latest addition to the fight card is a lightweight bout pitting Joe Lauzon against Michael Johnson.
Sunday 05.12.2013 7:30pm ET | View Full Article
It's Mother's Day today (May 12, 2013), and few other holidays bring out the love of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community than the one that pays appreciation to the women who birthed the fighters who beat each other into oblivion for our viewing pleasures.
Another special aspect of this Mother's Day is the fact it is the first since women fighters were brought into the Ultimate Fighting Champi...
Wednesday 05.08.2013 2:30pm ET | View Full Article
You didn't think that a lack of fight cards in the early part of May would mean a corresponding lack of news, did you? MMA has a way of filling it's own void, which has been the case this week.
From Anderson Silva skipping out on UFC press events, to the announcement of Bellator's Fight Master cast, to the prospects of Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva, to Luke Rockhold's prospects for a middlewe...
Tuesday 05.07.2013 10:30pm ET | View Full Article
After coming up short in his bid to dethrone reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson at UFC on Fox 7 a few weeks ago, Gilbert Melendez is ready to climb back into the Octagon and work his way back up the ladder.
And "El Nino" is willing to take on all comers to get another shot at mixed martial arts (MMA) gold -- sooner rather than later -- even if he has...
Tuesday 05.07.2013 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Point deductions don't happen often in MMA, depending on who you ask it's either a good thing or a bad thing (it's a bad thing). But it's surprising just how rare they really are. In the entire history of the UFC only 20 fights have occurred in which a fighter had a point deducted and the fight went to a decision. Considering that the first point deduction was at UFC 33 in 2001, that's less than ...
Saturday 05.04.2013 1:00am ET | View Full Article
We’re four months and 11 events into 2013 and have already witnessed a new slate of incredible Octagon upsets. Here are ten of the best UFC fights from this year where the underdog came out on top.10. Mark Hunt TKO3 Stefan Struve - UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. StannIt wasn’t just the betting odds that Mark Hunt overcame, as the “Super Samoan” felled a giant with a series of punches that would make R...
Friday 05.03.2013 1:00am ET | View Full Article
The Catchphrase That Will Never DieLet me bang, bro! #mma #ufc #tuf -Gilbert Jamal Smith I do let u bang!! l hkbm -Clint Hester Did Someone Say Bang?Someone wants to attend the upcoming @BANGMuayThai seminar in Tennessee. pic.twitter.com/r5DaxzOIaX -Duane Ludwig Tweets About CatsPlease don't forget to bombard @IKEVF with pictures of your cat today. Also #FF that awesome bastard :-) pic.twit...