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The event will headline WEC bantamweight champion. Dominick Cruz (15-1) vs team alpha male fighter, Joseph Benavidez (12-1). Interestingly Benavidez has only loss once and that was to the champ back in August a year ago. Cruz also only carries one loss and that is too alpha male leader Urijah Faber in March, 2007.
Co-headlining the event will be Anthony Pettis (10-1) vs Shane Roller (8-2). With both men coming off the hugest win of their career’s, the competition will be tense as we find the new top lightweight contender.
Official fight card
Bantamweight Championship bout: Dominick Cruz (c) vs. Joseph Benavidez
Dominick Cruz defeats Joseph Benavidez via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 49-46)
Lightweight bout: Shane Roller vs. Anthony Pettis
Anthony Pettis defeats Shane Roller via submission (triangle) Round 3, 4:51
Featherweight bout: Cub Swanson vs. Chad Mendes
Chad Mendes defeats Cub Swanson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Bantamweight bout: Scott Jorgensen vs. Brad Pickett
Scott Jorgensen defeats Brad Pickett via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight bout: Bart Palaszewski vs. Zach Micklewright
Bart Palaszewki defeats Zach Micklewright via TKO (punches) Round 2, 0:31
Lightweight bout: Anthony Njokuani vs. Maciej Jewtuszko
Maciej Jewtuszko defeats Anthony Njokuani via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:35
Featherweight bout: Javier Vazquez vs. Mackens Semerzier
Javier Vazquez def. Mackens Semerzier via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:35.
Lightweight bout: Ricardo Lamas vs. Dave JansenFeatherweight bout: Fredson Paixão vs. Bryan Caraway
Fredson Paixao defeated Bryan Caraway via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight bout: Danny Castillo vs. Dustin Poirier
Danny Castillo defeats Dustin Poirier via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)