Joe Lauzon 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 and Hector Lombard, the main draw will air on Fox’s flagship network, while the preliminary card is expected to be broadcast on Fuel TV.

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 136.

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 at UFC 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 UFC 138.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Rose Namajunas Faces Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 201

  • 21 days ago
  • 33 views

An intriguing matchup between strawweight contenders Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz has been added to the July 30, UFC 201 fight card in Atlanta. read news >>

Paige VanZant Returns at UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver Against Bec Rawlings

  • 5 days ago
  • 12 views

Paige VanZant (6-2) is set to make her return to the Octagon on August 27 in Vancouver at UFC on Fox 21. Opposite her will be Bec Rawlings (7-4). VanZant made the announcement Thursday morning on Spo read news >>

Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia Added to UFC 203 Fight Card in Cleveland

  • 4 days ago
  • 9 views

UFC 203 will take place in Cleveland on September 10 with Stipe Miocic leading the charge, and another hometown fighter has joined the fray. Cleveland’s Jessica Eye (11-5, 1 NC) will battle Bethe Cor read news >>

UFC on Fox 20 Co-Main Event in Chicago Postponed to Later Date

  • 4 days ago
  • 34 views

The UFC on Fox 20 co-main event between light heavyweight contenders Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira set for July 23 in Chicago has been postponed. read news >>

By the Numbers – Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez

  • 4 days ago
  • 3 views

Go inside the numbers of the UFC FIGHT PASS title fight between lightweights Rafael Dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez. read news >>

Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira Moved to UFC 202, Cowboy Cerrone vs. Rick Story Added to Fight Card

  • a day ago
  • 21 views

The UFC announced on Monday that the light heavyweight bout between contenders Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira, originally scheduled for July 23, will now be the UFC 202 co-main event. read news >>