Muhsin Corbbrey signs five-fight deal with WEC

Elite XC veteran Muhsin Corbbrey has been added to the World Extreme Cagefighting lightweight roster. According to the Savannah Morning News Corbbrey has been signed to a five-fight contract.

The Savannah, Ga. resident was last inside the cage against Nick Diaz at Elite XC’s “Return of the King” in June 2008. Diaz defeated Corbbrey (7-3) with a third round TKO due to strikes. Prior to the Diaz bout he was on a three-fight win streak.

Although no opponent was named, according to the report, Corbbrey’s first fight will be on Sept. 2 at “WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson” in Youngstown, Ohio.

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WEC makes Ohio debut on September 2 with Cerrone vs. Henderson

PRO MMA (promma.info) was notified by the WEC on Tuesday that Zuffa’s World Extreme Cagefighting organization will be coming to the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio on Wed., Sept. 2, 2009.

“WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson” will air live on Versus beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT. Tickets for the event will go on sale starting Thurs., July 9 at 10am ET.

With lightweight champion Jamie Varner unable to defend his title due to a hand injury, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will face feared striker Ben Henderson for the interim lightweight title in the main event. The show will mark the WEC’s first visit to the state of Ohio.

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