J-Lau, Rivera, Herring to Visit U.S. Troops

UFC lightweight contender Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon, 17-4, 4 KOs, 13 submissions), star of The Ultimate Fighter 5 television reality show, leaves Tuesday on a 10-day goodwill trip visiting U.S. military troops in Iraq.

Fellow mixed-martial arts fighters Jorge Rivera and Heath Herring are among the other athletes on the trip. “It’s going to be an amazing experience,” 24-year-old Lauzon said. “I can’t wait to go overseas and see the troops in Iraq.”

For more information about Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon, who has a Bachelor’s degree in computer networking from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, go online and visit www.joelauzon.com or myspace.com/lauzonrsd.