Joe Lauzon vs. Al Iaquinta At UFC 183

A lightweight face off pinning Joe Lauzon against Al Iaquinta was revealed for the UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz PPV card set for January 31st in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The news was revealed by the the UFC sometime last night. At this time it is thought verbal agreements are in place on both sides.

Lauzon, a winner in his last two fights, was supposed to fight Diego Sanchez at UFC 180 on November 15th but withdrew from the fight due to injured ribs. Iaquinta defeated Ross Pearson via TKO earlier this month after finishing Rodrigo Damm the same way in September. The 27-year-old “Ultimate Fighter” finalist is considered one of the rising stars in the UFC’s lightweight division.

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