Mixed martial arts fighter Dan Lauzon, younger brother of Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Joe Lauzon, is scheduled to make his professional boxing debut on Nov. 24 against Las Vegas defense attorney Marc Saggese in a four-round cruiserweight bout televised on “Pinnacle FiteNite: The Heat’s On In Hartford” show.
Lauzon’s bout at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford is one of two that are being billed as MMA vs. Boxing.
Another MMA fighter, former WBO heavyweight title challenger Jeremy Williams (3-0 MMA record), challenges NABF cruiserweight champion Matt Godfrey in the 12-round main event. Godfrey (16-0, 9 KOs) recently became the No. 1 rated contender in the World Boxing Council. Godfrey, also ranked No. 4 by the International Boxing Federation and No. 6 by the World Boxing Association, meets his toughest opponent in Williams (42-5-1, 35 KOs), fighting out of Long Beach, Calif.
“Pinnacle FiteNite: The Heat’s On In Hartford,” promoted by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment, Inc. (CES), in association with Sports Entertainment & Media, Inc., will be taped live and air on dates and times to be determined across the country on numerous Comcast regional stations.