WEC announces Cruz vs. Benavidez, Faber vs. Mizugaki for Aug. 18 in Las Vegas

WEC 50 will feature a bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and number one contender Joseph Benavidez. Also, Urijah Faber will make his bantamweight debut against Takeya Mizugaki.

WEC confirms remaining bouts for June 20 event in Edmonton

Will Campuzano vs. Eddie Wineland Will Kerr vs. Karen Darabedyan Frank Gomez vs. Wagnney Fabiano Bendy Casimir vs. Erik Koch Diego Nunes vs. Raphael Assuncao Rafael Rebello vs. Chris Cariaso Renan Barao vs. Anthony Leone From Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Sunday, June 20 Fight to Air Live on VERSUS and The Score at … Read more

Zach Micklewright set to face Bart Palaszewski at WEC 50 in August

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Undefeated Zach Micklewright (10-0 MMA, 1-0 WEC) will face Bart Palaszewski (34-13 MMA, 3-2 WEC) in a lightweight showdown at WEC 50, tentatively scheduled for Aug. 18, 2010, at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. Micklewright’s management, KO Dynasty, confirmed the bout with ProMMAnow.com on Wednesday, and stated that their … Read more

Photo of the day: Miguel Torres receives Key to the City of East Chicago

Photo credit: The Times of Northwest Indiana

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – Former World Extreme Cagefighting Bantamweight Champion Miguel Angel Torres (36-3-0 MMA, 5-2 WEC) received the Key to the City of East Chicago, Ind. this past Friday.

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Catch the replay of Aldo vs. Faber

Witness the “fight of the decade” between Garcia and Jung Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Sometimes in the middle of a mixed martial arts bout, a good old fashioned fight breaks out. On April 24, 2010 at ARCO Arena in Sacramento, Calif., that is exactly what happened. For three spectacular rounds, featherweights Leonard Garcia and … Read more

Sacramento writer gets ripped after calling for Urijah Faber’s retirement

Finishing Up: No shame for Contreras to retire from cagewriting Former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber is 30-years-old, holds a professional MMA record of 23-4, and is ranked in the top five of all the 145 lb. fighters in the world. Does that sound like someone who should retire? According to at least one sports … Read more

Prophetic Chad Mendes discusses submission win at WEC 48

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Team Alpha Male featherweight Chad Mendes (7-0) says he literally had a dream of locking on his winning guillotine choke submission over opponent Anthony Morrision (15-7) before it happened. A fighter who dreams of his wins before they happen, is a fighter I want to put some money on! During his senior … Read more

“WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” results and play-by-play

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” takes place this evening in Northern California’s Arco Arena. “Aldo vs. Faber” is the WEC’s first-ever pay-per-view event, and it is no coincidence it is being held in Sac-town, which is the hometown of the promotion’s most well-known fighter, Urijah “The California Kid” Faber (23-3). In fact, … Read more

Dana White pre-WEC 48 interview *VIDEO*

UFC President Dana White is confident the “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” pay-per-view will do more than 150,000 buys, and discusses his personal need for some good fights after the Anderson Silva debacle at UFC 112. White talks about his love for Jose Aldo, and talks about a “strategy” of not using the WEC logo … Read more