George Sotiropoulos vs. Joe Lauzon in the Works for UFC 123

According to mmamania.com:

There's a fantastic lightweight match-up brewing between up-and-coming division prospects Joe Lauzon and George Sotiropoulos, as the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veterans are currently in talks to throw down at the upcoming UFC 123 pay-per-view on Nov. 20 in Auburn Hills, MI.

MMAmania.com confirmed the pending match-up earlier today.
George Sotiropoulos (13-2)
Win Kurt Pellegrino - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 116
Win Joe Stevenson - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 110
Win Jason Dent - Submission (Armbar) UFC 106
Win George Roop - Submission (Kimura) UFC 101
Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon (19-5)
Win Gabe Ruediger - Submission (Armbar) UFC 118
Loss Sam Stout - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 108
Win Jeremy Stephens - Submission (Armbar) UFC FN 17
Win Kyle Bradley - TKO (Punches) UFC FN 15
It look's like the news from the Sydney Morning Herald of George Sotiropoulos possibly facing BJ Penn or Kenny Florian was incorrect.

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