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UFC 180: Silva Vs. Diaz Picks Up Lightweight Scrap

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Lightweights Joe Lauzon and Al Iaquinta will collide this January from Las Vegas, as officials confirmed the bout for UFC 183.

The card takes place January 31 – Super Bowl weekend – from MGM Grand Garden Arena. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz are the scheduled main event.

Lauzon (24-9) has been a bonus machine since signing with the promotion, winning 13 “Fight,” “Submission,” “Knockout” or “Performance” honors. He is on a two-fight win streak, and is 5-3 in his last eight overall.

Iaquinta (10-3-1) earned his biggest victory to date when he stopped Ross Pearson earlier this month. The former Ultimate Fighter runner-up is 5-2 with the UFC, but both losses have come in Las Vegas.

Below is the current lineup:
Middleweight: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz

Welterweight: Tyron Woodley vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein

Female Bantamweight: Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Ian McCall

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Al Iaquinta

Middleweight: Andy Enz vs. Thiago Santos

Middleweight: Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira

Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch

Featherweight: Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes


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