World Extreme Cagefighting confirms remaining bouts for Sept. 30 event in Colorado

One of the deepest cards of the year just received more firepower as World Extreme Cagefighting confirmed six additional bouts for its debut at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. on Sept. 30.

World Extreme Cagefighting announces first event in Canada on June 20

Jamie Varner vs. Kamal Shalorus Josh Grispi vs. LC Davis Chris Horodecki vs. Ed Ratcliff Mark Hominick vs. Yves Jabouin Tickets on Sale Saturday, April 17 at 12 p.m. MT From Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Sunday, June 20 Fight to Air Live on VERSUS at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT Las Vegas, … Read more

“WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” results and play-by-play commentary

LAS VEGAS“WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” takes place tonight at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. The event is headlined by Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Ed “9mm” Ratcliff facing off in a lightweight showdown to see who will take that next step toward getting a shot at the title.

Also on the card, IFL veteran Chris Horodecki makes his WEC debut against Anthony Njokuani, Team Alpha Male member Joseph Benavidez takes on Roni Yahya, and Scott Jorgensen faces the always tough Takeya Mizugaki.

ProMMA.info will be providing live play-by-play commentary of WEC 45 corresponding with the live broadcast on Versus beginning at 7pm PT/10pm ET.

Quick Results:

  • Erik Koch def. Jameel Massouh by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Brad Pickett def. Kyle Dietz by submission (Peruvian neck tie) Rd 2 (4:36)
  • Brandon Visher def. Courtney Buck by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (4:45)
  • Chad George def. John Hosman by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Zach Micklewright def. Muhsin Corbbrey by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Bart Palaszewski def. Anthony Pettis by split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28)
  • Scott Jorgensen def. Takeya Mizugaki via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Rani Yahya by KO (punches) Rd 1 (1:35)
  • Anthony Njokuani def. Chris Horodecki by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (3:33)
  • Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone def. Ed “9mm” Ratcliff by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 3 (3:47)

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“WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” weigh-in results

LAS VEGAS – The “WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” weigh-ins took place Friday at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. in preparation for Saturday night’s fights which will air live on Versus. Headliners Donald Cerrone and Ed Ratcliff were as precise as their striking as they stepped on the scales perfectly, weighing in at … Read more

The Cageside Beat December 17, 2009 Recap

On the newest episode of The Cageside Beat, brought to you by the ProMMA.info Radio Network, Brian and Mike welcomed WEC fighter Anthony Njokuani and one of his friends and training partners, UFC fighter Steve Cantwell to the show to talk about their upcoming fights and MMA careers.

Njokuani faces Chris Horodecki at this weekend’s WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff event while Cantwell will square off against Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva.

Follow the jump to check out some of the topics discussed, listen to the show, and download the archived episode for free.

This episode was brought to you by Silver Star, clothes for breaking the rules and knocking heads.

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MMA Live: 12-17-09

MMA Live looks at UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn’s domination of Diego Sanchez. Kenny Florian is back in Bristol following his win over Clay Guida and Rashad Evans stops by in advance of his showdown with Thiago Silva at UFC 108. Please like & share:

(UPDATED) The Cageside Beat December 17, 2009: WEC fighter Anthony Njokuani and UFC fighter Steve Cantwell

Join Brian and Mike Thursday, December 17 at 10:00 PM ET for the newest episode of The Cageside Beat, brought to you by the ProMMA.info Radio Network. Brian and Mike will be joined by special guest WEC fighter Anthony Njokuani as he prepares to face Chris Horodecki at this weekend’s WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff … Read more

World Extreme Cagefighting confirms remaining bouts for Dec. 19 in Las Vegas

WEC PRESENTS: CERRONE VS. RATCLIFF
From The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, Dec. 19;
Tickets On Sale NOW
Fights to Air Live on VERSUS at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT

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WEC announces another stacked card in Las Vegas for Dec. 19

PRESS RELEASE – Las Vegas, NV (USA) World Extreme Cagefighting announced today a lightweight showdown that will have tremendous implications on the future of the 155-pound division. On Saturday, Dec. 19 from The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV, lightweight title contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will take on striker extraordinaire Ed Ratcliff, while in the co-main event, Muay Thai sensation Anthony Njokuani battles former IFL star Chris Horodecki. When the smoke clears on Dec. 19, the world may know who is next in line for a crack at the WEC lightweight champion.

“Four of our top lightweights are going to be competing on Dec. 19, each with his sights set on securing a coveted shot at the world title,” WEC GM Reed Harris said. “Cerrone vs. Ratcliff has the potential to be an explosive standup war. We can expect much of the same from Njokuani and Horodecki as well. This is the perfect holiday gift for fans.”

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