#1 Dominic Cruz ably defended his WEC belt against #3 Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50.
The Bantamweight division hasn't been seeing too much significant action in a few months. This will change when #1 Dominick Cruz defends his WEC belt against #3 Joseph Benavidez on August 18.
#1 Dominick Cruz sits atop the bantamweight rankings as he awaits a rematch with #3 Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50.
The Alliance Gym's bantamweight king, broken hand and all, still sits atop the division. At WEC 47, the Alliance Gym bantamweight #1 Dominick Cruz easily out kickboxed #2 Brian Bowles at WEC 47 last month.
The last we saw of #1 Dominick Cruz at WEC 47, he demonstrated superior technical abilities standing to defeat the hard-hitting #2 Brian Bowles. Both fighters suffered injuries in that bout and as of today, there's no word on when they'll be fighting again. Stay tuned.
One of the more impressive performances at WEC 45 this past weekend featured the three-time PAC-10 champion wrestler Scott Jorgensen battling the 2003 Shooto Rookie of the Year Takeya Mizugaki in a bout that many fans felt would sway in favor of Mizugaki.
A little over two years ago, Chris Horodecki was one of the most promising young lightweight mixed martial arts fighters in the world. He had carved out a spot for himself as an elite fighter in the International Fight League producing an eleven-fight undefeated streak that began right after his 18th birthday and continued through to his 20th birthday.