Joe Lauzon, the Bridgewater native who will take on Gabe Ruediger at UFC 118 Saturday night at TD Garden, was Boston.com's special guest at a Wednesday lunchtime chat session.
Lauzon is 17-5 in professional mixed matrial arts bouts, and faces a former teammate on the television show "The Utimate Fighter" in Ruediger. Lauzon has five UFC victories.
Ruediger is a submission specialist who is on a six-fight win streak outside of the UFC empire.
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The main contributors to The Buzz are:
- Matt Pepin, Boston.com sports editor
- Steve Silva, Boston.com senior sports producer
- Gary Dzen, Boston.com senior sports producer
- Zuri Berry, Boston.com sports producer