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Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Chiesa added to UFC Fight Night 50

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The first fight for UFC Fight Night 50 has been announced.

Joe Lauzon will return to the Octagon in a lightweight battle against Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 50 on Sept. 5 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn.

The Boston Herald was the first to report the fight.

Lauzon, who has lost three of his past five UFC fights, won his last UFC fight against Mac Danzig via unanimous decision at UFC on FOX 9 on Dec. 14, 2013.

Former TUF champion Chiesa has won four of his five UFC fights, including a win over Francisco Trinaldo via unanimous decision at UFC 173 on May 24.

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