Lightweights Joe Lauzon, Terry Etim Added to UFC on Fox 4 in Los Angeles
and Terry Etim
will collide in a lightweight duel at
UFC on Fox 4
, promotion officials recently announced.
Six bouts have now been revealed for the Aug. 4 event, which takes
place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Headlined by a pivotal
middleweight matchup between Brian Stann
Lombard, the main draw will air on Fox’s flagship network,
while the preliminary card is expected to be broadcast on Fuel
Lauzon had a two-fight winning streak snapped in his last outing,
as he was knocked out by former
World Extreme Cagefighting champion Anthony
Pettis at UFC
144 in February. Prior to the defeat, the 27-year-old earned a
pair of victories to close out 2011, submitting Curt
Warburton with a kimura in June before tapping Melvin
Guillard with a rear-naked choke last October at UFC
Etim, meanwhile, returns to the cage after absorbing one of the
more brutal knockout shots in recent memory courtesy of Edson
Barboza. The Brazilian turned out Etim’s lights four months ago
142, clipping the Brit with a spinning wheel kick that knocked
him stiff in the third round. Suffering from lingering injuries,
Etim made his first Octagon appearance in 19 months this past
November, submitting Edward
Faaloloto with a guillotine choke in just 17 seconds at
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