Joe Lauzon has made an announcement on the Underground that he will be fighting Hermes Franca on February 17th at UFC Fight Night 17 and it is now set to take place on Tampa, FL. This will be the UFC's debut in the city and the fourth overall event they company has held in the state.
Other bouts set to take place on the card include Mac Danzig vs. Josh Neer and Amir Sadollah vs. Nick Catone, and Rob Emerson is also expected to take on Kurt Pellegrino.
The event will also air live on Spike TV. The main event of the show is likely to be the Lauzon vs Franca bout though more bouts are going to be added to the show so the main draw will likely be announced when the UFC makes everything official.