WEC 40 Officially Announced

Written by Tom Ngo
February 11th, 2009

The WEC will be hosting their 40th promotion in Chicago, Illinois.  The organization’s debut event in the Windy City will be headlined by WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres defending his title against Brian Bowles. In addition, a future contender to Torres’ title, Joseph Benavidez, will be taking on Jeff Curran.

Tickets for the event will go on sale Saturday, February 14th at 10AM local time.

As usual, the WEC will be teaming with the Versus Network to air the main bouts nationally at 9:00PM ET/PT.

Here are the other fighters Rumored to be competing at the event:

Wagnney Fabiano vs. Fredson Paixao
Shane Roller vs. Ben Henderson
Jeff Curran vs. Joseph Benavidez
Brian Bowles vs. Miguel Torres (WEC Bantamweight Champion)

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