WEC 37 LIVE Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 3rd, 2008

WEC 37 took place tonight at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was headlined by bantamweight champion Miguel Torres successfully defending his title against the undefeated Manny Tapia. Also, 135-pound sensation Joseph Benavidez defeated Danny Martinez in his WEC debut as well.

Preliminary Bouts:

Shane Roller Defeated Mike Budnik via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:01 in the 1stRound
Cub Swanson Defeated Hiroyuki Takaya via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Bart Palaszewski Defeated Alex Karalexis via TKO at 3:49 in the 2ndRound
Diego Nunes Defeated Cole Province via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Munoz Defeated Ricardo Barros via TKO at 2:26 in the 1stRound
Johny Hendricks Defeated Justin Haskins via TKO at 4:07 in the 2ndRound

Main Bouts:

Joseph Benavidez Defeated Danny Martinez via Unanimous Decision (30-27 All Three Judges)
Brian Bowles Defeated Will Ribeiro via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:11 in the 3rdRound
Wagnney Fabiano Defeated Akitoshi Tamura via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 4:48 in the 3rdRound
Miguel Torres Defeated Manny Tapia via TKO at 3:04 in the 2ndRound – Torres retains WEC Bantamweight title

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