“WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” Results

Written by Tom Ngo
December 19th, 2009


“WEC 45:  Cerrone vs. Ratcliff” from the The Pearl inside Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada is over. Former lightweight top contender Donald Cerrone caught Ed Ratcliff in a nasty rear-naked choke in the 3rdRound of the night’s featured bout.

Preliminary Bouts:

Erik Koch Defeated Jameel Massouh via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brad Pickett Defeated Kyle Dietz via Submission (Peruvian Necktie)  at 4:36 in the 2ndRound
Brandon Visher Defeated Courtney Buck via TKO (Punches) at 4:45 in the 1stRound
Chad George Defeated John Hosman via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Zach Micklewright Defeated Muhsin Corbbrey via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bart Palaszewski Defeated Anthony Pettis via Split Decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28)

Main Bouts:

Scott Jorgensen Defeated Takeya Mizugaki via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Joseph Benavidez Defeated Rani Yahya via TKO at 1:35 in the 1stRound
Anthony Njokuani Defeated Chris Horodecki via TKO at 3:33 in the 1stRound
Donald Cerrone Defeated Ed Ratcliff via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:47 in the 3rdRound.

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