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Joe Lauzon Makes a Statement, Earns Huge Win vs. Jamie Varner

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When Joe Lauzon earns a win, he does so by either submission or knockout. Saturday night, against Jamie Varner at UFC on Fox: Shogun Vs. Vera, Lauzon continued that trend.

After battling 10-plus minutes with Varner, Lauzon locked in a smooth triangle choke and scored his 22 stoppage victory in 22 career wins. Eighteen of them have come via submission and four by knockout.

Lauzon avoided losing back-to-back fights for the first time in his career, as Anthony Pettis knocked him out earlier this year. "J-Lau" is now 22-7 in his career and owns nine UFC victories.

Varner (20-7-1) had his three-fight win streak snapped.

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