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.
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)
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)
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”.