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Two New Bouts on WEC 52

Written on November 04, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Following the UFC-WEC merger announcement, the line up for WEC 52 was all shaken up. Luckily, new bouts were added and the November 11 event is now full steam ahead.

World Extreme Cagefighting has added two new bouts for its November 11 card after the merger announcements. 52 will take place at the Palms Casino Resort’s Pearl Theater in Las Vegas. The event will feature a co-main event pitting Chad and , in addition to a featherweight clash between and .

is currently 3-0 under the WEC banner, and is undefeated in his eight professional appearances. He is both a Palace Fighting Championship and Tachi Palace Fights veteran. Mendes holds half of his career wins by either knockout or submission. Javier , on the other hand, has gone 2-2 since joining the WEC.

Erik ’s defeat to Mendes at WEC 47 is his only loss since he started his career in 2007. Prior to that, he ran off nine straight victories and secured seven of it via submission. More over, Mendes has never been finished. Meanwhile, Francisco Rivera owns a perfect 5-0 record. Even more impressive, Three of those wins come by way of first-round knockout in under a minute.

The will be headlined by ’s bantamweight debut versus Takeya Mizugaki.

Update: The Palms, where WEC 52 is going to be held, has some great event packages in November that you guys may be interested in. There are some cool new ways to get free room upgrades & even a free nights stay at the Palms as well. You can check out the Palms WEC Special here.

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