Former WEC bantamweight champion and pound-for-pound contender Miguel Torres (38-3) will reportedly face Antonio Banuelos (18-6) at UFC 126.
The UFC reportedly offered WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo a shot at lightweight contender Kenny Florian in December, but Aldo’s management team declined the offer.
WEC featherweight champion and rising pound-for-pound star Jose Aldo says that he will likely face contender Mark Hominick in his next title defense, possibly in January 2011.
Kenny Florian and Rashad Evans join host Jon Anik on this week’s MMA Live panel. Florian announces his next opponent as Evan Dunham, while Evans still sits on the shelf.
With Jose Aldo’s dominant win over Manny Gamburyan at WEC 51, Josh Grispi may be the last threat to Aldo’s featherweight title unless the WEC brings in new talent.
George Roop, Miguel Torres, Donald Cerrone and Jamie Varner each pocketed an additional $10,000 in “fight-night” bonuses for their performances at Thursday’s WEC 51 event.
Jose Aldo came into his latest title defense against Manny Gamburyan tonight as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. He took less than two rounds to solidify that status.
“WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” takes place tonight in Broomfield, Colo., with the main card telecast beginning at 9 p.m. on Versus. ProMMAnow.com will provide live results and play-by-play commentary.
The ProMMAnow.com staff has come together to give our predictions on “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” which takes place Thursday, Sept. 30, and airs LIVE on VERSUS at 9 p.m. ET.
Weigh-ins for “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” took place Wednesday at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. All 22 fighters made weight without issue, though Miguel Torres had to get nude to make the 146 lb. bantamweight non-title fight limit.