Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon will face off this Saturday (Aug. 27, 2016) at UFC on FOX 21 inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada. In a rematch of aggressive veterans, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight fan favorites Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon will go to war this Saturday (Aug. 27, 2016) at UFC on FOX 21 inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada. There’s no doubt that times have been rough for Miller, who has lost four of his last six bouts. Regardless, Miller has still proven to be a consistently tough out for each of his foes, and that’s unlikely to change here. Lauzon has also been a bit inconsistent as of late, but he’s shown some improvements as well. His last three victories each came via some form of knockout, which is nearly half of his career total.
Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both athletes:
Record: 26-8 (1)
Key Wins: Joe Lauzon (UFC 155), Danny Castillo (UFC Fight Night 45), Yancy Medeiros (UFC 172)
Key Losses: Diego Sanchez (UFC 196), Beneil Dariush (UFC on FOX 15), Donald Cerrone (UFC Fight Night 45)
Keys to Victory: Miller has long been a well-rounded fighter, attacking with some nice Southpaw kickboxing and very dangerous Brazilian jiu-jitsu. However, his biggest issue recently has been getting muscled around on the mat despite his wrestling background.
To be honest, most of Miller’s recent losses are understandable. Chiesa, Dariush, and Cerrone are all top 15 fighters. However, his defeat to Sanchez was pretty shocking — Sanchez’s first legitimate victory since 2010 — and it raised serious questions of whether or not Miller still has it.
Dusting off Takenori Gomi doesn’t really help his case much.
Luckily, Lauzon does not really ….View full article
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