"WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles" Card Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
July 3rd, 2009

The WEC has released the official roster for their upcoming “WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles” event on August 9th. Bantamweight champ Miguel Torres will not only be putting his strap on the line against top contender Brian Bowles, but his 17-fight winning streak is at stake as well.

In addition, Joseph Benavidez and Dominic Cruz will duke it out in a top contender match-up to determine who will get the next crack at the bantamweight crown.

If you’re in the area, the show will be popping off inside The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Otherwise, you can catch all of the main bouts on Versus Network.

The four televised tussles will be airing at 9PM ET/PT.

Here is the complete roster for the night’s event:

Preliminary Bouts:

Rafael Dias vs. Diego Nunes
Kenji Osawa vs. Rani Yayha
Phil Cardella vs. Ed Ratcliff
Marcus Hicks and Shane Roller
Fredson Paixao vs. Cole Province
Leonard Garcia vs. Jameel Massouh

Main Bouts:

Jeff Curran vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Danny Castillo vs. Ricardo Lamas
Joseph Benavidez vs. Dominick Cruz
Brian Bowles vs. Miguel Torres (WEC Bantamweight Champion)

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