Anthony Pettis Vs. Joe Lauzon Booked For UFC 144 In Japan
By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
A lightweight contest that had been rumored for some time has been added to UFC 144 which takes place in Japan this coming February.
MMAFighting.com reports that Joe Lauzon and Anthony Pettis, two of the lightweight divisions top fighters, will meet when the UFC returns to the "Land of the Rising Sun".
Both fighters are coming off wins in their last outings. Lauzon just recently submitted Melvin Guillard in the first round of their UFC 136 bout while Pettis fought to a split decision over Jeremy Stephens the same night.
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