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  • 4 years ago
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The future contenders in the lightweight and bantamweight divisions could be decided at WEC 50 when Shane Roller and Anthony Pettis square off and Scott Jorgensen faces Brad Pickett... read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Chad Mendes will face off at WEC 50 “Cruz vs. Benavidez 2” on Aug. 18 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The bout and two others were made official on Tuesday by the promotion. WEC 50 will air live on the Versus network. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Surging World Extreme Cagefighting lightweight contenders Shane Roller and Anthony Pettis will collide in a featured matchup at WEC 50 “Cruz vs. Benavidez 2” on Aug. 18 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is just two fights away from being crowned the greatest lightweight on the planet. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. - World Extreme Cagefighting officials - and approximately 1.3 billion Chinese - can breathe a sigh of relief; newcomer Tiequan Zhang's debut in American mixed martial arts was a successful one. Zuffa LLC's first-ever Chinese fighter - an undefeated lightweight who officials hope can help the UFC and WEC's expansion into the world's most populous country - secured a quick first-round submission victory over late replacement Pablo Garza. The bout was the featured attrac read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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With World Extreme Cagefighting's next offering just a week away, fans have an opportunity to re-watch its most most recent event. "WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez II," which took place Aug. 18 in Las Vegas, re-airs tonight on Versus at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT). The show featured a headliner and title-fight rematch between bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Joseph Benavidez. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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An intriguing lightweight matchup between top contenders Bart Palaszewski and Kamal Shalorus has been pushed back from its originally intended date. While the contest was originally expected to take place at November's WEC 52 event, Palaszewski announced on his Facebook page that the bout will now take place at WEC 53. MMAjunkie.com has since confirmed with sources close to the event that Shalorus' hand, which was broken in his recent draw with Jamie Varner, is to blame for the delay, read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A bantamweight bout between rising contenders Damacio Page and Eddie Wineland has been targeted for November's WEC 52 event. A source close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com that verbal agreements are in place and that bout agreements are expected to be signed shortly. While the event has not yet been officially announced by the promotion, WEC 52 is expected to take place Nov. 11 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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All 11 fighters who underwent drug testing following their performances at WEC 50 tested clean for drugs of abuse and performance-enhancing drugs. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer today confirmed the results in an email to MMAjunkie.com. The fighters tested at the event included main-event competitors Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez, as well as WEC 50 winners Anthony Pettis, Chad Mendes, Scott Jorgensen, Bart Palaszewski, Maciej Jewtuszko, Javier Vazquez, read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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This month's WEC 50 event officially drew an attendance of 1,861 and a live gate of $275,340. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer today emailed the official tallies to MMAjunkie.com. WEC 50 took place Aug. 18 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, and a bantamweight title fight between champ Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez headlined the Versus-televised main card. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday revealed the official gate receipts and attendance for WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez... read news >>

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