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“WEC: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” Fight Card Announced

Written by Tom Ngo
December 7th, 2009
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The WEC has officially announced the remaining seven bouts that will complete their upcoming “WEC: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” event on December 19.

“This is the perfect way to close out 2009,” WEC general manager Reed Harris said. “We have stacked this card with some outstanding battles featuring our top contenders. This is truly our holiday gift to fans.”

Along with the night’s featured contest, the organization also confirmed that Scott Jorgensen will meet Takeya Mizugaki, Bart Palaszewski will square off against Anthony Pettis, Muhsin Corbbrey faces Zach Micklewright, Chad George will be pitted against John Hosman, Tyler Toner will be fighting Brandon Visher, Kyle Dietz will tango with Brad Pickett, and Erik Koch battles Jameel Massouh inside The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The organization had previously confirmed Donald Cerrone’s main event bout against Ed Ratcliff, as well as Chris Horodecki’s WEC debut against Anthony Njokuani and bantamweight sensation Joseph Benavidez looking to bounce back from the first loss of his professional career against Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace Rani Yahya.

“WEC: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff ” will be televised nationally live on VERSUS beginning at 10:00PM ET/7:00PM PT. Thanks DirecTV!

Here are the fighters slated to be participating in the night’s show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Tyler Toner vs. Brandon Visher
John Hosman vs. David Smith
Kyle Dietz vs. Brad Pickett
Chad George vs. John Hosman
Erik Koch vs. Jameel Massouh
Muhsin Corbbrey vs. Zach Micklewright
Bart Palaszewski vs. Anthony Pettis

Main Bouts:

Scott Jorgensen vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Joseph Benavidez vs. Rani Yahya
Chris Horodecki vs. Anthony Njokuani
Donald Cerrone vs. Ed Ratcliff

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