MMAWeekly.com was on location at the Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Az., for WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis, the final event in World Extreme Cagefighting history.

Anthony Pettis overcame Ben Henderson to become the final WEC lightweight champion and earned a shot at the winner of UFC 125's showdown between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Dominick Cruz defended his WEC bantamweight title and became the UFC’s first bantamweight champion by besting Scott Jorgensen.

MMAWeekly.com’s Scott Petersen captured the action in this photo gallery.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC 188 photos

  • 20 days ago
  • 5 views

Check out Esther Lin's cageside photos from Mexico City. read news >>

UFC 188 photos: Weigh-in gallery for 'Velasquez vs Werdum'

  • 21 days ago
  • 47 views

UFC 188 photos: Weigh-in gallery for Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum-led pay-per-view (PPV) event from today's (Fri., June 12, 2015) weigh-in extravaganza inside Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexic read news >>

UFC 188 weigh-in photos

  • 21 days ago
  • 5 views

Check out Esther Lin's photos from Arena Cuidad de Mexico for the UFC 188 weigh-ins. read news >>

UFC 188 weigh-in photos: Serapes, bandoliers and bikinis in Mexico City

  • 21 days ago
  • 3 views

MEXICO CITY – MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s UFC 188 fighter weigh-ins. Check out our photo gallery of the festivities.Filed under: Featured, News, Photo Gallery, UFC read news >>

UFC 188 photos: Cain Velasquez vs Fabricio Werdum, Eddie Alvarez vs Gilbert Melendez staredowns

  • 21 days ago
  • 13 views

The official UFC 188 weigh in event for "Velasquez vs. Werdum" went down earlier today (Fri., June 12, 2015) from inside Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, as all 22 fighters scheduled to do battle read news >>

The Downes Side: UFC 188 Predictions

  • 23 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC / WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum, taking place Saturday, June 13... read news >>

UFC 188 media day photos

  • 23 days ago
  • 5 views

Check out Esther Lin's photos from Mexico City as the UFC 188 fighters faced off. read news >>

UFC 188 open workout photos

  • 23 days ago
  • 8 views

Check out Esther Lin's photos from Mexico City. read news >>

MMA's PED Crackdown: 2-Year Suspension Handed to Bellator's Mike Richman

  • 25 days ago
  • 0 views

MMA promotions and state athletic commissions alike are cracking down on performance-enhancing drug use. Hard. The first high-profile victim? Bellator bantamweight Mike "The Marine" Richman. On Tuesd read news >>

Focus: UFC 187 edition

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

MMA Fighting's Esther Lin looks back at her favorite photos from UFC 187 in Las Vegas on May 23. read news >>