WEC 46 “Varner vs. Henderson” Results


WEC 46 “Varner vs Henderson” – World Extreme Cagefighting kicks off 2010 with a amazing cared filled with some of the promotions top stars. Headlining the show will be a featherweight title unification bout between champion Jamie Varner and interim champion Ben Henderson. Urijah Faber will also be returning to the cage after recovering from a broken hand he suffered in his slug fest with then champion Mike Brown.

WEC 46 live on Versus, January 10th from the ARCO Arena in Sacramento California.

Main Bouts

  • Jamie Varner (155) vs. BenHenderson (154.5)
    Result: Ben Henderson defeats Jamie Varner via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:41 of R3.
  • Raphael Assuncao (146) vs. Urijah Faber (145.5)
    Result: Urijah Faber defeats Raphael Assuncao via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:49 of R3.
  • Dave Jansen (156) vs. Kamal Shalorus (155)
    Result: Kamal Shalorus defeats Dave Jansen via Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x2, 29-28)
  • Mike Brown (146) vs. Anthony Morrison (146)
    Result: Mike Brown defeats Anthony Morrison via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:54 of R1.
  • Mackens Semerzier (144.5) vs. Deividas Taurosevicius (146)
    Result: Deividas Taurosevicius defeats Mackens Semerzier via Unanimous Decision. (29-28 x3)

Preliminary Bouts

  • Akitoshi Tamura (135) vs. Charlie Valencia (134)
    Result: Charlie Valencia defeats Akitoshi Tamura via Split Decision. (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

  • Wagnney Fabiano (136) vs. Clint Godfrey (135.5)
    Result: Wagnney Fabiano defeats Clint Godfrey via Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)
  • Bryan Caraway (146) vs. Mark Hominick (146)
    Result: Mark Hominick defeats Bryan Caraway via Submission (Armbar) at 3:48 of R1.

  • George Roop (135.5) vs. Eddie Wineland (135.5)
    Result: Eddie Wineland defeats George Roop via Unanimous Decision. (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Will Campuzano (136) vs. Coty Wheeler (136)
    Result: Will Campuzano defeats Coty “Ox” Wheeler via Unanimous Decision. (30-26, 30-27, 20-27)

Event Notes

  • During the WEC 46 broadcast, Jon Jones vs. Brandon Vera officially announced for UFC Fight Night 21, March 21 live on Versus. First UFC broadcast scheduled for Versus.
  • Ben Henderson becomes the undisputed WEC Lightweight Champion
  • 10,027 fans, earning a live gate of $550,000
  • Will Campuzano and Coty Wheeler each earned an additional $10,000 bonus for “Fight Of The Night”.
  • Urijah Faber earned an additional $10,000 bonus for “Submission Of The Night”.
  • No “KO of the Night” bonus was awarded.