“WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson” took place Sunday night inside the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California.
Ben Henderson unified the WEC lightweight title by submitting champion Jaime Varner in the 3rdRound with a sick guillotine choke.
Prior to that, former WEC featherweight title holder Urijah Faber bounced back nicely from his loss to then-champion Mike Brown at WEC 41 last June by syncing a submission of his own. “The California Kid” caught Raphael Assuncao in a rear-naked choke in the 3rdRound of their exciting 145-pound battle.
Will Campuzano Defeated Coty Wheeler via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 20-27)
Eddie Wineland Defeated George Roop via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Hominick Defeated Brian Caraway by Submission (Armbar) at 3:48 in the 1stRound
Wagnney Fabiano Defeated Clint Godfrey via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Charlie Valencia Defeated Akitoshi Tamura via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Deividas Taurosevicius Defeated Mackens Semerzier via Unanimous Decision (All 29-28, Three Judges)
Mike Brown Defeated Anthony Morrison via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:54 in the 1stRound
Kamal Shalorus Defeated Dave Jansen via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Urijah Faber Defeated Raphael Assuncao via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:49 in the 3rdRound
Ben Henderson Defeated Jamie Varner via Submission Guillotine Choke at 2:41 in the 3rdRound (Henderson becomes undisputed WEC Lightweight Champion)