Horodecki-Lauzon Agreed for Affliction 2
Young gun prospects Chris
Horodecki (Pictures) and Dan Lauzon
(Pictures) have agreed to face each other at
Affliction 2 “Day of Reckoning” on Oct. 11 at the Thomas and Mack
Center in Las Vegas.
Both lightweights have agreed to the fight, though bout agreements
have yet to be signed. Lauzon is waiting to see a bout sheet for
the Horodecki fight before making a multi-fight commitment to
Lauzon, 20, is coming off a string of wins for World Championship
Fighting, the Massachusetts-based league promoted by Joe Cavallaro,
who has a non-exclusive contract with Lauzon.
Lauzon (10-2) defeated the eccentric New Yorker Brendan Hoxie in
brutal fashion via second-round TKO on June 20, and was recently
featured on the Versus reality show “Tapout.”
World Extreme Cagefighting has also showed interest in Lauzon, who
is the younger brother of UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon
Lauzon was a last-minute replacement against Spencer
Fisher (Pictures) ay UFC 64 in October 2006, losing
via TKO in the first round. With that fight, Lauzon, then 18,
earned the historical footnote of being the youngest fighter to
compete in the UFC.
Horodecki, 20, a centerpiece striker of the now extinct
International Fight League, racked up seven straight wins in the
promotion, including a “fight of the year” candidate against
wrestler Shad Lierley
(Pictures), before falling to Ryan Schultz
(Pictures) in December.
Horodecki (12-1) and Sam Stout
(Pictures), both students of renowned
striking coach Shawn
Tompkins (Pictures), recently opened the Adrenaline
Training Center in London, Ontario, with their mentor’s blessing.
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