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Complete “WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz” Fight Card Announced

Written by Tom Ngo
February 16th, 2010
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The WEC has just announced the remaining eight bouts that will help fill-out their “WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz” fight card on March 6th inside the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

As previously announced, the night will feature a bantamweight title fight between Brian Bowles and Dominick Cruz, as well as clashes between former 135-pound champ Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benavidez and Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez.

Joining them will be the following fights: L.C. Davis vs. Deividas Taurosevicius, Karen Darabedyan vs. Bart Palaszewski, Diego Nunes vs. Leonard Garcia, Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George, Anthony Pettis vs. Danny Castillo, Courtney Buck vs. Fredson Paixao, Chad Mendes vs. Erik Koch, and Bendy Casimir vs. Ricardo Lamas.

“For our first trip to Ohio, the goal is to leave a lasting impression,” WEC general manager Reed Harris said in the official press release. “There are a lot of intriguing matchups on this card that could prove to be sure-fire slugfests. This card features some of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport and there’s no doubt they’ll deliver.”

Here is the complete lineup for the Versus broadcast:

Preliminary Bouts:

Bendy Casimir vs. Ricardo Lamas
Chad Mendes vs. Erik Koch
Courtney Buck vs. Fredson Paixao
Anthony Pettis vs. Danny Castillo
Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George
Diego Nunes vs. Leonard Garcia

Main Bouts:

Karen Darabedyan vs. Bart Palaszewski
L.C. Davis vs. Deividas Taurosevicius
Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez
Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benavidez
Dominick Cruz vs. Brian Bowles (WEC Bantamweight Title Bout)

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