Saturday, January 22, 2022

WEC 50 Takes Shape

By MATT MOLGAARD
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

The WEC has announced an impressive lineup for their upcoming 50th show (slated to be hosted by the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada), which boasts a headlining bout between defending WEC bantamweight champion Domick Cruz (15-1) and surging contender and Team Alpha Male standout Joseph Benavidez (12-1).

In an interesting co-headliner California star Urijah Faber (23-4, and also representing Team Alpha Male) will venture into the bantamweight division when he clashes with grizzled veteran Takeya Mizugaki (13-4-2).

Official WEC 50 Bouts:

Dominick Cruz vs. Joseph Benavidez
Urijah Faber vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Anthony Pettis vs. Shane Roller
Scott Jorgensen vs. Brad Pickett
Chad Mendes vs. Cub Swanson
Javier Vazquez vs. Mackens Semerzier
Bart Palaszewski vs. Zachary Micklewright
Dave Jansen vs. Ricardo Lamas
Fredson Paixao vs. Bryan Caraway

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