UFC and WEC veteran Alex Karalexis fought a very tough Tiawan Howard this past Friday night at CES MMA’s “Nowhere to Run” in Lincoln, R.I.
On the heels of the UFC’s recent announcement they were establishing operations in China, their sister organization, WEC has signed the promotion’s first fighter from mainland China.
WEC announced today the signing of undefeated lightweight Tiequan “The Mongolian Wolf” Zhang of Beijing, China. Zhang will debut on Sept. 30 against Alex Karalexis.
As World Extreme Cagefighting prepares for “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber“, it’s very first pay-per-view card, this Saturday night in Sacramento, Calif., Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (9-1) is gearing up for his fourth fight inside the Zuffa-owned promotion. Pettis, a 23-year-old well-rounded fighter out of the Duke Roufus camp, has won two of his three fights … Read more
In the second part of this three part interview with PRO MMA.INFO, Mark DellaGrotte talks to “Fast Eddie” Constantine about Alex Karalexis, Miguel Torres, his friendship with Dave Camarillo and the sport of MMA. To view the first installment of this exclusive interview click, here.
WEC 39: BROWN vs GARCIA takes place tonight, March 1, in Corpus Christi, Texas. We have collected the predictions for each fight from the PRO MMA (promma.info) staff elders. Check them out and then share with us your thoughts on who looks like they know what they are talking about and which staff member may be way off in left field with their pick (be nice).
Now that the heavier WEC weight classes have been merged with the UFC, the lighter weight class fighters will be getting more chances to shine. It may take some time to get used to a lot of these new names, but these little dudes can scrap! Little guys like bantamweights, Marcos Galvao and Damacio Page are going to show the world what 135 pounds of solid muscle and speed can do.
Here are the PRO MMA (promma.info) ‘STAFF PICKS’ for WEC 39: