Two Last-Minute Changes Made to WEC 38 Card

Written by Tom Ngo
January 19th, 2009

The WEC announced today that there have been two last-minute changes made to this Sunday’s WEC 38 event in San Diego, California. Rolando Perez will replace Fredson Paixao to take on Jose Aldo, and Benson Henderson will step in for Ed Ratcliff to face Anthony Njokuani.

Paixao and Ratcliff were both forced to withdraw from the card for undisclosed reasons.

WEC 38‘s main bouts will be airing LIVE from the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California on Versus at 9:30PM EST. The event will be headlined by WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner defending his title against Donald Cerrone.

Here is how the new lineup takes shape:

Preliminary Bouts:

Seth Dikun vs. Charlie Valencia
Blas Avena vs. Jesse Lennox
Frank Gomez vs. Scott Jorgensen
Dominick Cruz vs. Ian McCall
Edgar Garcia vs. Hiromitsu Miura
Anthony Njokuani vs. Benson Henderson

Main Bouts:

Jose Aldo vs. Rolando Perez
Mike Campbell vs. Danilo Villefort
Urijah Faber vs. Jens Pulver
Donald Cerrone vs. Jamie Varner (WEC Lightweight Champion)

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