Tuesday, November 29, 2022

WEC 53 Results, Final Show Goes Out With A Bang

The WEC closed out it's run in Glendale, AZ as it will now merge with the UFC and add new weight divisions to the biggest MMA promotion in the world.

The final was, as always, exciting from top to bottom and featured a fight of the year candidate main event lightweight title bout between Ben Henderson and Anthony Pettis.

The complete results of the event are below:

Anthony Pettis defeats Ben Henderson via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)
Dominick Cruz defeats Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
Donald Cerrone defeats Chris Horodecki via submission (triangle choke) at 2:43 of round two
Kamal Shalorus defeats Bart Palaszewski via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Shane Roller defeats Jamie Varner via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:55 of round one
Brad Pickett defeats Ivan Menjivar via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Eddie Wineland defeats Ken Stone via knockout (slam) at 2:11 of round one
Yuri Alcantara defeats Ricardo Lamas via knockout (strikes) at 3:26 of round one
Danny Downes defeats Tiequan Zhang via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Danny Castillo defeats Will Kerr via knockout (strikes) at 1:25 of round one
Renan Barao defeats Chris Cariaso via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:47 of round one