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UFC 78: Joe Lauzon vs. Jason Reinhardt

Joe Lauzon will face Jason Reinhardt in November at UFC 78 in New Jersey. From The Fight Network:

The day that Joe Lauzon can call himself a full-fledged professional fighter has finally arrived. This Friday, the 23-year-old Bridgewater, Mass. native cuts the shackles of his nine-to-fiver as an IT network administrator at a Cambridge-based software development company. Lauzon will then set sail for Hilo, Hawaii to begin a two-and-a-half month training camp with former UFC welterweight champion B.J. Penn. The Team Aggression/Bishop Boxing representative will seek the guidance of the pound-for-pound favorite for his Nov. 17 lightweight match-up against Jason Reinhardt at UFC 78 in Newark, N.J.

Reinhardt has an undefeated 18-0 MMA record last winning defeating Theodore Reynol by TKO at Courage Fighting Championships 8. Initially he was to make his UFC debut against Roger Huerta at UFC 63 but was forced withdraw from the bout due to injury.

Lauzon appeared on The Ultimate Fighter 5 and has 2 UFC appearances under his belt defeating Jens Pulver and Brandon Melendez.

For more on UFC 78, which will be headlined by a lightweight title fight, check out the UFC rumors section.

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