Joseph Edward Lauzon Jr. took birth on May 22, 1984. He relishes the nationality of America. Joe is an American mixed martial artist. He participates dynamically in the UFC’S Lightweight sections. He has left an indelible mark on the UFC history. He has the most post-fight bonus awards ever. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts.
After some initial years, his family relocated to East Bridgewater. Joseph’s younger brother Dan Lauzon too a mixed martial artist. Joseph was married in the year 2015 to Katie Lauzon. He has a son Joseph Lauzon III. His son was detected with cancer when he was just 7 days old. As of today, he is healthy as ever after 3 rounds of chemotherapy.
When he was young the curiosity for wrestling occupied his free time. He began full-fledged training in martial arts when he was a student of junior high. He studied at East Bridgewater High School. He has graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in the year 2005. He completed his graduation in computer science.
Before devoting his entire time and energy to full-time martial arts, he worked as a network administrator by trade, he initiated MMA as a hobby but left his career to train full time.
Career: A smart cagey fighter, Lauzon often reach into his bag of tricks to apply techniques most fighters may have learned, but forgot to apply.
In the year 2004, he had his first cage fight. He won this fight. This was the starting of long streaks of wins. He won eight times all through submission. He won the World Fighting League and was concurrently crowned the WFL Grand Prix Champion. In the year 2005 he made his UFC lightweight debut.
Lauzon has crushed hard-hitting fighters, together with Jeremy Stephens, as well as Kyle Bradley. In an unbelievable fight that exhibited huge heart from Lauzon, Miller came out with a unanimous decision win. Though he was severely hurt and bleeding profusely after the first round, Lauzon was able to battle on and the two received $65,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus for his strength. He would lose another decision to Michael Johnson in his next fit.
The sponsorship he has comes from Massachusetts based Deathwish Inc.
He has the most Submissions of the Night Honors in the UFC for a best ever 5 times.
The Fight of the Night Honors has been conferred on him 7 times.
He has attained Performance of the Night and Knockout of the Night Honors.
In the year 2012, he won the Fight of the Year.
He has the maximum finishes in UFC Lightweight Division to his credit.
In the total 39 matches that he has played, he has had 27 wins. Out of all the wins, 7 have been by knockout, 18 by submission and 2 by decision.
He has played 3 matches and won 2. One by knockout, and the other by submission.
Joe Lauzon Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $0.5 Million US Dollars
His net worth is estimated is $0.5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Joe was a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter. He belonged to B.J. Penn’s team. In the finals of this, he conquered Brandon Melendez via submission. He has received many performance bonuses while in the UFC. His 23rd fight is drawing near. The anticipation is on the rise. He is 32 years of age but no less than 22-year old that would step in this game. He trains hard and fast. He focuses on the drilling and the techniques. These are very important to maintain the longevity in this game.
A lot of money is involved in this game. It is 7 to 10000 dollars you are talking about.
At UFC 78 after submitting in the first round due to rear naked choke by Jason Reinhardt, he makes an unbelievable victory on Jason.
Lauzon defeated Kyle Bradley by TKO in round two at UFC Fight Night 15.
Lauzon planned to fight prior WEC Lightweight Champion, Hermes Franca on February 7, 2009, in the main event for UFC Fight Night 17. Franca heaved out of the event with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Lauzon challenged Mac Danzig on December 14, 2013 at UFC on Fox 9. He won the fight via undisputed decision.
Lauzon encountered Al Iaquinta on January 31, 2015 at UFC 183. Lauzon lost the fight via TKO in the second round.
If I catch him in a submission, it’s gonna be crazy; if he knocks me out, it’s gonna be a good knockout, and if I knock him out, the same thing. No matter how it ends, I think it’s gonna be a great fight.” – Joe Lauzon.
Joseph Lauzon unique approach towards life and his intellect and intelligence for fight make him an outstanding martial art fighter and a successful person in life.