Friday, February 23, 2007

WEC announces card for second Las Vegas event

The WEC has released the full card for its March 24th card at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Three title bouts will be on the line.

Urijah Faber (17-1) will make his second WEC Featherweight title defense when he faces the undefeated Dominick Cruz (9-0). Faber retained his title at WEC 25 by forcing Joe Pearson to tap out due to strikes.

Eddie Wineland (11-4-1) will defend his WEC Bantamweight title against fellow Midwestern fighter Chase Beebe (9-1). Wineland captured the title at WEC 20 by knocking out Antonio Banuelos.

Carlos Condit (19-4) will battle John Alessio (18-9) for the vacant WEC Welterweight title. Condit and Alessio earned their title shots at the last WEC by defeating Kyle Jensen and Brian Gassaway, respectively.

Here is the rest of the card:
FW: Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz
WW: John Alessio vs. Carlos Condit
BW: Eddie Wineland vs. Chase Beebe
MW: Joe Riggs vs. Hiromitsu Miura
WW: Brock Larson vs. Eric Apple
WW: Dave Terrel vs. Tiki Goshn
FW: Cub Swanson vs. Tommy Lee
WW: Alex Serduykov vs. Scott Norton
FW: Micah Miller vs. Jesse Moreng
LH: Brian Stann vs. Steve Cantwell


Here is the full press release.

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