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Florian and Lauzon to guest tweet this weekend

Joe Lauzon and Kenny Florian will live tweet from the @ufc account during WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz this Saturday, offering their expert analysis during the Versus broadcast. Both men are UFC lightweights, which gives them unique insights into the world of WEC, a Zuffa-owned promotion dedicated exclusively to lighter weight classes. (They're also both from Massachusetts, so they should be pretty funny to boot.)

Joe Lauzon and Kenny Florian will live tweet from the @ufc account during WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz this Saturday, offering their expert analysis during the Versus broadcast. Both men are UFC lightweights, which gives them unique insights into the world of WEC, a Zuffa-owned promotion dedicated exclusively to lighter weight classes. (They're also both from Massachusetts, so they should be pretty funny to boot.)

Kenny FlorianKenny Florian currently co-hosts MMA Live on ESPN.com, does MMA analysis for ESPN, writes a Spanish-language MMA blog for ESPN Deportes and owns a martial arts gym in Brookline, MA. He also dabbles in acting, with his most recent role being that of famed badminton ace Jimmy "The Jet" Johnson.
 
The BJJ black belt first gained fame as a dark-horse finalist in the first-ever season of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike. After a December win against Clay Guida, Florian is set to headline UFC Fight Night on March 31.

 

Joe LauzonJoe Lauzon is a technological early adopter who has active Twitter and website (with RSS feed, natch) followings. He is expected to fight in the UFC's first dance in Boston later this summer.

A former Tech Guy with a degree in computer science, Joe left the unpredictable world of IT for a safe and stable MMA fallback career after appearing on the 5th season of The Ultimate Fighter.


 
 
Watch WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz live from Columbus, OH at 10 pm ET/7 pm PT on Versus (The Score in Canada) and follow @ufc, @JoeLauzon and @Kenny_Florian on Twitter.
 

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