Joe Lauzon and Mac Danzig Agree to UFC on Fox 9 Lightweight Bout


Jim Miller vs Joe Lauzon UFC 155Joe Lauzon and Mac Danzig have verbally agreed to square off at UFC on Fox 9 on Dec. 14 at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.

UFC officials announced the bout on Tuesday.

Danzig and Lauzon are two of the more popular lightweights in the UFC, but while both are typically exciting, crowd-pleasing fighters, neither has fully realized his potential.

Danzig (21-11-1) made his way to the Octagon by winning the sixth season of The Ultimate Fighter.

His overall UFC record now stands at 5-7, though, which includes losing his last two fights. Melvin Guillard knocked Danzig out in July, which followed a Fight of the Night performance in a split decision loss to Takanori Gomi.

Lauzon (22-9) also enters this fight coming off of back-to-back decision losses to Michael Johnson and Jim Miller.

Lauzon maintains a 9-6 record in the Octagon, racking up 12 post-fight bonus awards, which is a record he shares with former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

Be sure to Like MMAWeekly.com on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 29 days ago
  • 2 views

Things keep going downhill for UFC 180. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight bonus machine Joe Lauzon suffered an injury in training camp and was forced to withdraw from his UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) fight against Diego Sanche read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 2 views

A major light heavyweight bout will take place on network television when Alexander Gustafsson fights in his home country and meets Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 2 views

Alexander Gustafsson will square off with Anthony Johnson in a light heavyweight bout on Jan. 24. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
  • 0 views

A welterweight bout between Nicholas Musoke and Albert Tumenov has been added to UFC on Fox 14on Jan. 24. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 63 views

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Joe Lauzon got injured earlier this week and was forced to withdraw from his UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) fight against Diego Sanchez, read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 82 views

It's official! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Alexander Gustafsson into the UFC on FOX 14 main event to battle fellow light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson inside the Tele2 Aren read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 1 views

Alexander Gustafsson will return to Sweden in a number one contender bout against Anthony Johnson in January. UFC president Dana White announced on Wednesday that "The Mauler" and "Rumble" will headl read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 4 views

Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson will meet in the main event of the next UFC on FOX event, which will take place in a Swedish stadium. read news >>

Jump to: