WEC to Add Flyweight Division
The Zuffa-owned WEC is currently planning to add a 125 lb Flyweight division, according to MMAWeekly.com.
Currently, the only professional option thus far has been the Japanese Shooto promotion where world class fighters such as Shinichi Kojima and Mamoru Yamaguchi ply their trade.
Rumour has it that the division will be built around American Gold medal Olympian Henry Cejudo. Cejudo is Mexican-born, but raised in the U.S.A. and has a rags-to-riches story. He and his family illegally immigrated to the U.S.A. and Cejudo eventually became the youngest Gold medal wrestler in American history. Cejudo was rumoured to be an opponent of Kid Yamamoto in 2008.
No fights have been scheduled as of yet for the WEC Flyweight division.