If you blinked following the ring of the bell, you missed Joe Lauzon absolutely destroying Gabe Reudiger. Lauzon wasted little time and rushed right up to Reudiger throwing a flurry of strikes, pushing him to the cage and the rout was on. Reudiger had no answer for what was being delivered and was in defensive mode the whole time.
Lauzon slammed Reudiger down hard and that was the beginning of the end for the man who gave Lauzon a cake with “sorry for your lose” on it. The fight only lasted 121 seconds as Lauzon submitted Reudiger by armbar. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too?
The win for Lauzon came in front of his hometown fans of Massachusetts and gets the lightweight back on the winning track.
For Reudiger his second stint in the UFC might have ended as fast as it started. He fought his way up through the smaller shows to earn the second shot, but he’ll need to go back to the drawing board.
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