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Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez targeted for UFC 200

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It looks like two long-time UFC veterans could be meeting in July.

Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon is in the works for UFC 200, has learned. The UFC has yet to officially announce the fight. first reported the news of the bout.

Lauzon (25-11) is coming off a loss to Evan Dunham at the TUF 22 Finale in December.

Sanchez (26-8) most recently defeated Jim Miller at UFC 196 via unanimous decision in his return to the lightweight division.

The lightweight duo were originally scheduled to meet at UFC 180, however, injuries suffered by both fighters scrapped the fight.

UFC 200 is set for the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 9. While the promotion has yet to officially announce any fights for the landmark event, Conor McGregor vs. Nathan Diaz 2, Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne, Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum and Gegard Mousasi vs. Derek Brunson are expected to be on the card.

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