Former WEC bantamweight contender Manny Tapia stopped a four-fight losing skid over the weekend with a decision win over Bobby Sanchez.
‘SHOWTIME’ HONORED FOR WINNING WEC LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE AND COMMITMENT TO HIS HOMETOWN Pettis to Receive Official Proclamation Tomorrow, Jan. 13, at 3:45 p.m. CT Las Vegas, NV– It was a whirlwind year for UFC® lightweight star Anthony Pettis in 2010. Unbeaten in four fights last year, Pettis added the WEC® lightweight title to his resume, … Read more
This past year, MMA fans from around the world were treated to some of the finest fights of all-time. To commemorate these epic bouts, VERSUS will air WEC: Best of 2010 on Dec. 23 at 7pm ET/4pm PT.
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.
With two world title fights headlining World Extreme Cagefighting’s grand finale in Glendale, Ariz. on Dec. 16, the card was already shaping up to be the perfect way to end 2010.
Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber is one person that is happy the UFC and WEC are merging because he will no longer have to explain to people he is not in the UFC.
In a media conference call today, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced the UFC is adding two new championship divisions at bantamweight (135lbs.) and featherweight (145lbs.).
Polish Muay Thai champion and fast rising WEC lightweight prospect, Maciej “Irokez” Jewtuszko has broken his arm training for his next fight. He was scheduled to face Ricardo Lamas at WEC 53.
Top-10 featherweights Urijah Faber and Takeya Mizugaki will clash in the WEC 52 main event on Nov. 11. For Mizugaki, a win over Faber would be just what he needs to move up the ranks toward a future title shot.