GLENDALE, Ariz. - Highly touted Chinese fighter Tiequan Zhang is undefeated no longer, and Danny Downes is the reason why.
The little-known lightweight scored a unanimous-decision win over Zhang in the featured preliminary-card bout of Thursday's WEC 53 event - a historic final show before the WEC's merger with the UFC.
But the real story of the untelevised bouts was a string of quick
stoppages and vicious knockouts that left Glendale, Ariz.'s Jobing Arena
abuzz beginning with the night'