WEC 31 Official Announced, Filho To Defend Title

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wec 31

WEC 31: December 12 at The Joint Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The WEC has officially announced some fights for the main card, including three title fights.

First Paulo Filho will defend his Middleweight title against an unknown opponent. He was rumored to be fighting Frank Trigg, but the WEC and Trigg could not come to terms.

Second title fight will be Urijah Faber vs. Jeff Curran. Faber, one of the most dynamic fighters in the sport, will be defending his title for the fourth time against Jeff Curran.

Third Doug Marshall will defend his light heavyweight title against Ariel Gandulla. The inexperienced, but undefeated Ariel Gandulla will get a shot as Marshall defends his title for the second time.

Also on the card, former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver will make his debut in the WEC. He will be taking on Cub Swanson in a featherweight bout.


  1. steve

    November 8, 2007 at 7:49 am

    welterweight title? Filho is a mddleweight and he won the middleweight title.

  2. Kash

    November 8, 2007 at 8:45 am

    I cant wait to see Filho vs. Silva…

  3. steve

    November 9, 2007 at 9:13 am

    yeah its gonna be good if Dana stops giving silva easy fights and gives him a top 3 fighter. Everone knew that Franklin was gonna get fucked up agian and he did. Marquardt isnt a great stand up fighter like silva so u knew what was gonna happen there. He couldnt submit silva and he got tko'd.And Travis Lutter isnt even top 10. Frank Shamrock or Robie Lawler or someboy with a great standup game and a cocky and hungry fighter is who the UFC neeeds to get to fight Anderson. And until they do he will still be champ.

  4. Strunky

    November 10, 2007 at 2:12 am

    I agree. Let's not forget, Silva was a top 10 in Pride, but not the champ.

  5. Realwun

    November 10, 2007 at 3:44 am

    I don't know if he improved since Pride, I have only seen his fight vs. Chonan. But from a fighters perspective, this guy has got some serious talent. His instincts are impressive, his patience, and then the damage he deals from his thin frame is crazy. After his series of wins in the UFC, he is feeling invincible right now, he is going to be extra tough to beat with that confidence behind him. Sooner or later there will be a Matt Hughes moment (trading with GSP) for him where he is so confident it messes up his gameplan and he will be dropped.

  6. Strunky

    November 17, 2007 at 1:11 pm

    Good analysis. I agree, though it may just be simple fate. No one never loses.

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