LAS VEGAS – “WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” takes place tonight at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. The event is headlined by Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Ed “9mm” Ratcliff facing off in a lightweight showdown to see who will take that next step toward getting a shot at the title.
Also on the card, IFL veteran Chris Horodecki makes his WEC debut against Anthony Njokuani, Team Alpha Male member Joseph Benavidez takes on Roni Yahya, and Scott Jorgensen faces the always tough Takeya Mizugaki.
ProMMA.info will be providing live play-by-play commentary of WEC 45 corresponding with the live broadcast on Versus beginning at 7pm PT/10pm ET.
- Erik Koch def. Jameel Massouh by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Brad Pickett def. Kyle Dietz by submission (Peruvian neck tie) Rd 2 (4:36)
- Brandon Visher def. Courtney Buck by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (4:45)
- Chad George def. John Hosman by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Zach Micklewright def. Muhsin Corbbrey by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Bart Palaszewski def. Anthony Pettis by split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28)
- Scott Jorgensen def. Takeya Mizugaki via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Joseph Benavidez def. Rani Yahya by KO (punches) Rd 1 (1:35)
- Anthony Njokuani def. Chris Horodecki by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (3:33)
- Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone def. Ed “9mm” Ratcliff by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 3 (3:47)