WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki LIVE Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
April 5th, 2009

WEC 40 took place Sunday evening at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. Surprisingly, bantamweight champ Miguel Torres was pushed to the distance by the Japanese up-and-comer Takeya Mizugaki. Torres was able to walk away with a unanimous decision victory, extending his winning streak to 17.

Preliminary Bouts:

Rafael Dias Defeated Mike Budnik via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Rani Yahya Defeated Eddie Wineland via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:07 in the 1stRound
Akitoshi Tamura Defeated Manny Tapia via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Wagnney Fabiano Defeated Fredson Paixao via Unanimous Decision (30-27,30-27, 30-27)
Dominick Cruz Defeated Ivan Lopez via Unanimous Decisionn (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Anthony Njokuani Defeated Bart Palaszewski via TKO at :27 in the 2ndRound

Main Bouts:

Rafael Assuncao Defeated Jameel Massouh via Unanimous Decision (30-27 All Three Judges)
Ben Henderson Defeated Shane Roller via TKO at 1:41 in the 1stRound
Joseph Benavidez Defeated Jeff Curran via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Miguel Torres Defeated Takeya Mizugaki via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)

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