"MMA fans are very fair weather and I am sure if Nick wins, some will still hate him and say he was lucky or make excuses for GSP. If he loses, there will be no shortage of 'told you so' posts. It's easy to bring attention to yourself after the result has already happened.
"Regardless or who you think is going to win... You gotta have respect for both guys right now... And I am sure it will go up after their fight."
Currently, Lauzon is sidelined after a loss to Jim Miller late last year. He is 22-8 in his career, including 3-2 in his last five.