While everyone expected Joe Lauzon to be on the inaugural UFC On FOX Sports 1 card in Boston, no official opponent was named. While the UFC still hasn’t made anything official, it is now being reported that his opponent will be Michael Johnson. Lauzon, who will be fighting in his hometown, is looking to rebound from a unanimous decision loss to Jim Miller at UFC 155. Johnson is looking to turn around a two fight skid that includes a decision loss to Myles Drury and more recently he was submitted via D’arce choke by Reza Madadi in Sweden.
MMAWeekly was the first to report the fight. UFC On FOX Sports 1 is scheduled for August 17th at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
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