Jamie Varner Steps Up to Face Joe Lauzon at UFC on FOX 4 on August 4th

Former WEC lightweight champion, Jamie Varner has stepped in to face submission artist, Joe Lauzon at UFC on FOX 4 in Los Angeles, California on August 4th, 2012 The news was revealed by the Las Vegas based promotion after the injured Terry Etim pulled out earlier this week.

Lauzon was last seen at UFC 144 in Japan, losing via a head-kick knockout at the hands of former WEC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis. Prior to that he out together back-to-back submission wins over Curt Warburton and Melvin Guillard.

Varner made his return to the octagon in a HUGE way when he stepped up to face dangerous Brazilian, Edson Barboza. Despite being a major underdog, Varner walked away with an impressive first round TKO win.

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