WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan takes place on September 30, as the WEC makes its way to the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. This is the first time WEC has touched down in the state. The event will air on Versus network at 9 P.M. ET.
Manny “The Anvil” Gamburyan will be looking to take the WEC featherweight title from the dominating champion Jose Aldo in the main event. Also, co-headline Donald Cerrone and Jamie Varner will face-off for the second time in the lightweight division.
Official fight card
Bantamweight bout: Demetrious Johnson vs. Nick Pace
Demetrious Johnson defeats Nick Pace via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bantamweight bout: Antonio Banuelos vs. Chad George
Antonio Banuelos defeats Chad George via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Featherweight bout: Tyler Toner vs. Diego Nunes
Diego Nunes defeats Tyler Toner via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Lightweight bout: Chris Horodecki vs. Ed Ratcliff
Chris Horodecki defeats Ed Ratciff via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
Featherweight bout: Mike Brown vs. Cole Province
Mike Brown defeats Cole Province via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:18
Featherweight bout: Zhang Tie Quan vs. Pablo Garza
Tiequan Zhang defeats Pablo Garza via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:26.
Featherweight bout: Leonard Garcia vs. Mark Hominick
Mark Hominick defeats Leonard Garcia via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Featherweight bout: Chan Sung Jung vs. George Roop
George Roop defeats Chan Sung Jung via knockout (kick) – Round 2, 1:30
Bantamweight bout: Miguel Torres vs. Charlie Valencia
Miguel Torres defeats Charlie Valencia via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:25.
Lightweight bout: Jamie Varner vs. Donald Cerrone
Donald Cerrone defeats Jamie Varner via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Featherweight Championship bout: Jose Aldo (c) vs. Manvel Gamburyan
Jose Aldo def. Manny Gamburyan via KO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:32 (retains featherweight championship)