WEC 52: Faber vs Mizugaki takes place Thursday, November 11, 2010 from The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, NV. The event will air on the Versus Network including pre-fights starting 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.

The California Kid, Urijah Faber returns to the cage at his college wrestling weight of 135 lbs. for the first time in WEC against Takeya Mizugaki in the main bout. Also on the card, co-headliner featherweights Chad Mendez vs. Javier Vazquez. Also Faber’s teammate, Alpha Male fighter Joseph Benavidez fights Jiu-Jitsu ace Wagnney Fabiano in the bantamweight division.

Main card

Bantamweight bout:  Urijah Faber vs.  Takeya Mizugaki
Urijah Faber wins over Takeya Mizugaki via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:50.

Featherweight bout:  Chad Mendes vs.  Javier Vazquez
Chad Mendes wins over Javier Vazquez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Featherweight bout:  Erik Koch vs.  Francisco Rivera
Erik Koch wins over Francisco Rivera via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:36.

Bantamweight bout:  Joseph Benavidez vs.  Wagnney Fabiano
Joseph Benavidez wins over Wagnney Fabiano via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 2:45.

Bantamweight bout:  Damacio Page vs.  Demetrious Johnson
Demetrious Johnson wins over Damacio Page via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 2:27.

Preliminary Card

Featherweight bout:  Raphael Assunção vs.  LC Davis
Raphael Assuncao wins over L.C. Davis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Lightweight bout:  Anthony Njokuani vs.  Edward Faaloloto
Anthony Njokuani wins over Edward Faaloloto via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:54.

Lightweight bout:  Zach Micklewright vs.  Dustin Poirier
Dustin Poirier wins over Zack Micklewright via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:53.

Bantamweight bout:  Clint Godfrey vs.  Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald wins over Clint Godfrey via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:42.

Featherweight bout:  Cub Swanson vs.  Mackens Semerzier
Cub Swanson wins over Mackens Semerzier via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).

Featherweight bout:  Yves Jabouin vs.  Brandon Visher
Yves Jabouin wins over Brandon Visher via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

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