Franca Back in Action at Fight Night 17

Written by Tom Ngo
November 27th, 2008

UFC lightweight Hermes Franca will be taking on Joe Lauzon at “UFC Fight Night 17” on February 7th. Franca is coming off a win over Marcus Aurelio at UFC 90 just last month, however has lost two of his last three bouts. The event will be held at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and shown live on Spike TV.

Franca confirmed the bout with MMAJunkie.com last evening.

Lauzon, the former “The Ultimate Fighter 5” contestant, posted a 2ndRound TKO victory over Kyle Bradley at “UFC Fight Night 15” back in September.

Here are the fighters Rumored to be competing on the February 7th event:

Joe Lauzon vs. Hermes Franca
Amir Sadollah vs. Nick Catone
Mac Danzig vs. Josh Neer

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