January 7th, 2009

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 […]

December 4th, 2008

Miguel Torres defeated Manny Tapia by TKO at 3:04 of the 2nd Wagnney Fabiano defeated Akitoshi Tamura by Submission (Side Choke) at 4:48 of the 3rd Brian Bowles defeated Will Ribeiro by Submission (Guillotine) at 11:11 of the 3rd Joseph Benavidez defeated Danny Martinez by Unanimous Decision John Hendricks defeated Justin Haskins by TKO at […]

November 8th, 2008

WEC 36 featured a great night of fighting.  Results included Mike Thomas Brown surprising perennial winner Urijah Faber and Jens Pulver suffering a quick knockout to Leonard Garcia.  Mike Thomas Brown won $7,500 for Knockout of the Night honours while Garcia earned $7,500 for knocking Pulver.  The Fight of the Night check went to Cowboy […]

November 5th, 2008

Live from Hollywood, Florida comes the 36th edition of World Extreme Cagefighting.  Incredibly, favorites Urijah Faber, Jens Pulver, and Paulo Filho all were defeated in their bouts. Spectacularly defeated in the cases  of Faber and Pulver, whose losses threw the Featherweight rankings and plans for a WEC PPV into a jumbled mess.

November 5th, 2008

Paolo Filho missed weight by seven pounds yesterday at the official WEC weigh-ins.  His opponent Chael Sonnen had no such problems – he came under the 185 lb limit at 184.5 lbs.  Filho did attempt to make weight a second time but he came in at 189 – four pounds over.  Subsequently, their fight will […]

September 26th, 2008

World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) announced today that they will be focussing on their lighter divisions starting in 2009.  “The WEC will no longer actively promote light heavyweight and middleweight fights after the Dec. 3rd event. This increased attention to the sport’s lighter divisions makes the WEC the undisputed home of the most exciting lighter weight […]

September 5th, 2008

WEC 36 scheduled for next Wednesday, September 10th has been postponed to November 5th due to the risks involved with Hurricane Ike potentially hitting Florida in the middle of next week. The card was set to have Urijah Faber defend his title against Mike Brown.  As well, Paulo Filho and Chael Sonnen were set to […]

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