Former UFC lightweight title challenger Joe Stevenson will take on WEC veteran-turned UFC fighter Danny Castillo at UFC on Versus 3 in Louisville, Ky., on March 3.
Soon-to-be UFC bantamweight Brad Pickett discusses his WEC 53 win over Menjivar, and training partner Mike Brown’s loss to Diego Nunes at UFC 125.
WEC veteran “The Mongolian Wolf” Tiequan Zhang will reportedly move down to featherweight for a UFC 127 bout against Jason Reinhardt.
WEC lightweight prospect Danny Castillo (10-3) went 5-3 for the Zuffa-owned promotion and confirmed that he has signed a UFC contract.
Will Kerr’s WEC 53 bout with Danny Castillo didn’t turn out the way he wanted, but he’s hoping his willingness to push the pace and fight for the finish will get him his UFC shot.
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.