This week’s Inside MMA begins with an interview with UFC President Dana White talking about the UFC-WEC merger and what it means for the WEC title-holders and Zuffa’s relationship with Versus.
With the UFC-WEC merger, the winner of the Dec. 16 bout between Ben Henderson and Anthony Pettis will fight the Frankie Edgar-Gray Maynard winner, UFC President Dana White announced.
WEC featherweight contender Erik Koch is confident he’ll come out victorious over Josh Grispi at WEC 52 and give champion Jose Aldo his toughest test to date.
On Thursday, Dec. 16, World Extreme Cagefighting heads to the state of Arizona for the first time with WEC 53 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale.
World Extreme Cagefighting lightweight contender Anthony Pettis (12-1) will be featured on the new MTV show “World of Jenks” on Monday, Sept. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/ 9 p.m. CT
WEC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will make his second title defense on Dec. 16 against contender Anthony Pettis at the WEC 53 main event in Phoenix.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the medical suspensions from WEC 50. Bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz must have his hand x-rayed or he can’t compete until Feb. 2011. Joseph Benavidez is out until October. Here’s the full list:
WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez 2 takes place this evening at the Pearl Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. Headlining the card is a bantamweight title fight between Dominick Cruz, who is defending his title against Joseph Benavidez. Having first fought in August 2009 at WEC 42 for a shot at … Read more
WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will earn $22,000 if he can successfully defend his title against challenger Joseph Benavidez in their WEC 50 main event tonight in Las Vegas.