Urijah Faber gets one more shot at the featherweight title this Saturday at “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber”

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Saturday night, April 24, World Extreme Cagefighting returns to Arco Arena for “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber“. The event will mark the WEC’s first ever pay-per-view broadcast. Up until this point, their events have been televised on the VERSUS sports cable network. Headlining the card is WEC poster-boy and the most well-known … Read more

WEC fighters pay tribute to Jens Pulver *VIDEO*

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Saturday night, following a first round submission loss to Javier Vazquez at WEC 47, 35-year-old Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver spoke at the post-fight press conference as if his time inside the cage was over. In his prime, Pulver beat the best of the best. In February 2001, he defeated Caol Uno to become … Read more

WEC 47 recap: Cruz is new champion at 135, Benavidez stuns Torres, and Vazquez submits Pulver

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Saturday night’s WEC 47 championship bout between Brian Bowles and Dominick Cruz was a match up of power versus speed coming in, but not many people expected Dominick Cruz to be as fast and elusive as he proved to be. Using his speed and superior footwork, Cruz outboxed Bowles, getting in and … Read more

WEC 47 results and play-by-play

COLUMBUS, Ohio – ProMMAnow.com is on the scene at Nationwide Arena this evening for “WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz.” Headlining the event is a bantamweight title fight with champion Brian Bowles defending his title for the first time against number one contender Dominick Cruz. Former bantamweight champion Miguel Torres tries to get back on track … Read more

“WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz” photos

Pro MMA now (www.prommanow.com) was on the scene at Friday’s WEC 47 weigh-ins in Columbus, Ohio. Number one contender Dominick Cruz will take on WEC Bantamweight Champion Brian Bowles in tonight’s main event at Nationwide Arena. Former champ Miguel Torres will take on Joseph Benavidez, and Jens Pulver returns to take on Javier Vazquez. The … Read more

“WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz” weigh-in results

COLUMBUS, Ohio – ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) reporter Brian Furby was live on the scene at Friday’s “WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz” fighter weigh-ins. All 22 fighters made weight without incident, including main event bantamweight Brian Bowles, who will be defending his title against number one contender Dominick Cruz. A taped video broadcast of the WEC weigh-ins will … Read more

WEC 47 Preview: Bowles looks to defend his crown vs. Cruz, plus the return of Torres and Pulver

WEC 47 will air live on Versus at 10:00 PM EST on March 6th from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, featuring a main event between Brian Bowles (8-0 MMA, 5-0 WEC) and Dominick Cruz (14-1 MMA, 5-1 WEC) for the WEC bantamweight championship. Also on the card is former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres … Read more

World Extreme Cagefighting confirms remaining bouts for March 6 in Columbus

L.C. Davis vs. Deividas Taurosevicius Karen Darabedyan vs. Bart Palaszewski Diego Nunes vs. Leonard Garcia Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George Anthony Pettis vs. Danny Castillo Courtney Buck vs. Fredson Paixao Chad Mendes vs. Erik Koch Bendy Casimir vs. Ricardo Lamas WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz From Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, March 6 Fight to … Read more

Torres vs. Benavidez, Pulver vs. Vazquez official for WEC 47

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Two legendary names in the world of mixed martial arts return on Saturday, March 6  at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio in what is shaping up to be one of the deepest World Extreme Cagefighting® cards ever. WEC General Manager Reed Harris confirmed today that former bantamweight champion Miguel Angel Torres (36-2) will face top-ranked contender Joseph Benavidez (11-1), while former UFC® lightweight champion and featherweight star Jens Pulver (22-12-1) begins his trek back to the top with a bout against seasoned veteran Javier Vazquez (13-3).

“Joseph Benavidez and Miguel Torres both want a shot at the winner of the Brian Bowles-Dominick Cruz title fight,” Harris said. “So we expect these two to leave it all in the cage when they collide in Columbus on March 6. The same goes for Jens and Javier. Both guys are well-respected in this sport and both guys want to prove that they have what it takes to win the featherweight championship. It’s going to be a tremendous night.”

Read more

Please like & share:

Driven – a documentary about Jens Pulver

On March 6, 2010, Jens “Little Evil” Pulver (22-12-1) will step back in the cage for what may be his last time. Pulver has lost his last four fights. In fact, he’s lost his last six out of seven. He will face Javier Vazquez (13-2), who himself has lost his last two bouts, at WEC … Read more