Joseph Edward Lauzon Jr., professionally known as Joe Lauzon He is a mixed American martial artist. He is currently competing in the UFC lightweight division. He began his MMA career in 2004. Until October 2019, he has recorded 28 wins and 15 losses. Lauzon and Nate Díaz have the record for the second highest amount of post-fight bonus prizes in UFC history. It also holds the record for the largest number of presentations of the night's awards in the history of UFC with 6 presentations. For his fight against Jim Miller he was named the UFC Fight of the Year 2012.
Why is Joe Lauzon famous?
- 2004 Massachusetts fighter of the year.
- Share the record for the second post-fight bonus prize in UFC history with Nate Diaz.
- Recipient of 7 honors of Fight of the Night, 6 honors of Submission of the Night.
- Most of the presentations of the honors of the night in the history of UFC.
- Wrestler of the year 2012.
- Most finished in the UFC lightweight division.
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Where was Joe Lauzon born?
Joe Lauzon was born on May 22, 1984. His birth name is Joseph Edward Lauzon Jr. His place of birth is Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. He has American nationality. His father's name is Joseph Edward Lauzon Sr. He has a brother, Dan Lauzon. At the age of 3, the family moved to East Bridgewater.
He attended East Bridgewater High School, where he received martial arts training in his third year. After high school, he attended the Wentworth Institute of Technology. He graduated from Wentworth with a degree in computer science in 2007. After graduating from college, he began working as a network administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He later quit his job to train mixed martial arts full time.
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Lauzon fought his first amateur fight in 2002. As an amateur, he had a 5-3 record.
He had his first fight in a cage at a local Massachusetts, Mass Destruction promotion in 2004.
Then he had a run of 8 consecutive wins.
He also won an eight-man tournament, World Fighting League. He won the WFL Grand Prix champion.
He was also named 2004 Massachusetts Wrestler of the Year by the Massachusetts MMA premises.
He made his UFC debut against Jens Pulver at UFC 63 on September 23, 2006. He defeated Pulver by KO in 48 seconds.
Lauzon was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 5 representing the B.J. Penn, where he left the semifinals after losing to Manvel Gamburyan.
He defeated the undefeated Jason Reinhardt with a bare rear choke at UFC 78.
He lost to Kenny Florian for TKO in UFC Fight Night 13.
He then defeated Kyle Bradley by TKO in UFC Fight Night 15 and Jeremy Stephens in UFC Fight Night 17.
He lost to Sam Stout by decision at UFC 108.
He then defeated Gable Ruediger in UFC 118.
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He lost to George Sotiropoulos in UFC 123.
He then defeated Curt Warburton in UFC in Versus 4 and Melvin Guillard in UFC 136.
He lost to Anthony Pettis by KO in UFC 144.
He then defeated Jamie Varner by submission at UFC on Fox 4. The victory earned him the Night Fight and Night Submission honors, as well as the Fight of the Year nomination at the World MMA Awards.
He lost to Jim Miller in UFC 155. Both fighters won the honors of Fight of the Night.
He defeated Mac Danzig in UFC in Fox 9 and Michael Chiesa in UFC Fight Night 50.
He lost Al Iaquinta in UFC 183 before defeating Takanori Gomi in UFC in Fox 16.
He then lost to Evan Dunham in The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale before defeating Diego Sanchez in UFC 200.
He lost to 3 consecutive losses against Stevie Ray, Clay Guida and Chris Gruetzemacher between April 2017 and April 2018 before defeating Jonathan Pearce in the UFC on ESPN 6 in October 2019.
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Who is Joe Lauzon married to?
Joe Lauzon is a married man. He is married to Katie Lauzon. The couple has 2 children together, Joey and Jacob. His son Jacob was diagnosed with stage 4S neuroblastoma a week after his birth. He was finally released as cancer free in early 2019.
What are Joe Lauzon's body measurements?
Joe Lauzon stands at a height of 1.78 m, that is, 5 feet 10 inches tall. It has a body weight of 155 pounds, that is, 79 kg. It has an athletic constitution. It has a reach of 71.5 inches.
What is the net worth of Joe Lauzon?
Joe Lauzon wins from his professional career as a mixed martial artist. He has won several night fights, night performance and the presentation of night bonuses. His entire career has been sponsored by the independent record label Deathwish Inc., based in Massachusetts. Its net worth is estimated at $ 500 thousand.