Joe Lauzon will be taking on season 15 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” in Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 50. The two submission artists have won a total of 26 bouts via submission, which should make for a very entertaining fight.
Lauzon has become known over the years for putting out vlogs of his training camp and behind-the-scenes footage of his daily routine. For this fight Lauzon put out a video series named “UFC at Foxwoods: #TeamLauzon.”
Episode one begins with with one of Joe’s sparring session and a goodbye to his wife and child as he takes off for Connecticut. When Joe arrives at his hotel we see him check his weight, get measured, and sign some posters.
Following the episode there is a picture of Joe’s son Joey, who was born with Neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is the most common form of extracranial solid cancer, most commonly found in infants and child under two years old. Joey is a Jimmy Fund Patient, and donations can be made to the Lauzon Jimmy Fund Walk to help cure cancer at donate.joelauzon.com.
UFC Fight Night 50 will take place on Friday, September 5th at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT.
Check out episode one here: