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WEC 37 Finalized Card Released

Written by Tom Ngo
November 18th, 2008

The WEC has released the official lineup for their WEC 37 event on December 3rd at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be headlined by the electrifying WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres, who will be defending his title against Manny Tapia. The main bouts for the night’s event will be airing LIVE on the Versus Network.

With an astounding record of 34-1, Torres is clearly the class of the 135-pound division. He defeated Chase Beebe for the title back in February, and was successful in his first title defense against Yoshiro Maeda at WEC 34 in June.

Tapia is no slouch himself, posting an undefeated 10-0-1 professional record. Tapia is 2-0 inside the WEC cage, with his other bouts coming under King of the Cage’s promotion.

Preliminary Bouts:

Shane Roller vs. Mike Budnik
Cub Swanson vs. Hiroyuki Takaya
Bart Palaszewski vs. Alex Karalexis
Cole Province vs. Diego Nunes
Blas Avena vs. Kevin Knabjian
Mark Munoz vs. Ricardo Barros

Main Bouts:

Justin Haskins vs. Johnny Hendricks
Joseph Benavidez vs. Danny Martinez
Akitoshi Tamura vs. Wagnney Fabiano
Brian Bowles vs. Will Ribeiro
Manny Tapia vs. Miguel Torres (WEC Bantamweight Champion)

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