Joe Lauzon Fights Al Iaquinta at UFC 183

Written by Tom Ngo
November 26th, 2014

UFC Joe Lauzon

A lightweight shootout between veteran Joe Lauzon (pictured) and Al Iaquinta has been added to UFC 183.

Newsday reported the bout Wednesday.

The January 31 event goes down inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lauzon was slated to meet Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, but was forced to withdraw from the bout with an undisclosed injury. J-Lau was last seen posting a TKO win over Michael Chiesa. The victory marked his second straight win.

Iaquinta is coming off the most impressive victory of his career in this month’s TKO over Ross Pearson. The 27-year-old has won five of his last six.

Here is the card’s current lineup:

Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira

Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes

Andy Enz vs. Thiago Santos

John Lineker vs. Ian McCall

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann

Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch

Joe Lauzon Fights Al Iaquinta

Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley

Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva

Don’t forget to follow @5thRound on Twitter, Facebook and Google+!