A Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez fight at UFC 200 sounds like a no-brainer considering that these two fighters – who have a combined 19 post-fight bonuses between them – have never met in the Octagon despite having been a part of the UFC for a decade.
So it makes sense that MMA fans lost their collective minds when the fight was added to the biggest card in UFC history. Fans created posters for this fight with the two, battered, bloodied and bruised fighters, because there is an expectation that this could be a “Fight of the Year” candidate.
“This fight has always been one of those things that people have asked for,” Lauzon told Yahoo Sports, although he had never really considered the fight himself until recently. “If we don’t completely paint the canvas red, people are going to be sorely disappointed. They want a bloodbath.”
The two were originally booked to square off at UFC 180 in Mexico but both went down with injuries. That’s when Lauzon realized how big the fightRead More »from UFC 200: 'Human Bonus Machine' Joe Lauzon ready to cash in