Dominick Cruz said that he came into his WEC 53 bout against Scott Jorgensen with a chip on his shoulder, citing a feeling of lack of respect for his additional attitude.
Eddie Wineland, Shane Roller, Anthony Pettis and Ben Henderson each earned $10,000 “Fight Night” bonuses for their performances at Thursday’s WEC 53 event.
Anthony “Showtime” Pettis lived up to his moniker Thursday evening as his five round lightweight title fight against Ben Henderson at WEC 53 came to close he landed a “Showtime kick” that dropped the jaws of everyone watching.
WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, new UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz and others gathered with the media following WEC 53 at Jobing.com Arena late Thursday evening for a post-fight press conference.
Anthony Pettis “ninja-kicks” his way to WEC championship belt over Ben Henderson. Dominick Cruz dominates, takes home UFC gold.
“WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis” airs tonight on VERSUS and is headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson vs. Anthony Pettis and a bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz vs. Scott Jorgensen.
The ProMMAnow.com staff shares their thoughts and predictions on World Extreme Cagefighting’s final event which takes place this evening in Glendale, Ariz., and airs live on Versus at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
The “WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis” fighter weigh-ins take place this afternoon at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Ariz., and are streaming LIVE online at ProMMAnow.com.