“WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis” Fight Card Complete

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
November 29th, 2010

WEC Poster 53 Ben Henderson Anthony Pettis Cruz Jorgensen

With just over two weeks until the curtain is drawn on “WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis,” the blue-caged company has released the finalized roster for the December 16th event.

Versus will continue their generous ways this Holiday Season by offering a freebie broadcast of the card’s main bouts beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

The WEC will be going out with a bang in their grand finale. The organization’s swan song features two title scraps, as Dominick Cruz defends his bantamweight crown against Scott Jorgensen in the co-main event.

An electrifying lightweight battle between champion Ben Henderson and Anthony Pettis will mark the final fight inside the blue Octagon.

The Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona will host the WEC’s farewell party.

Here are the contestants slated to participate in the star-studded show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Renan dBaroa vs. Chris Cariaso
Ricardo Lamas vs. Yuri Alcantara
Danny Castillo vs. Will Kerr
Eddie Wineland vs. Ken Stone
Brad Pickett vs. Ivan Menjivar
Jamie Varner vs. Shane Roller

Main Bouts:

Tie Quan Zhang vs. Daniel Downes
Bart Palaszewski vs. Kamal Shalorus
Donald Cerrone vs. Chris Horodecki
Scott Jorgensen vs. Dominick Cruz (WEC Bantamweight Champion)
Anthony Pettis vs. Ben Henderson (WEC Lightweight Champion)

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