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WEC 53 Results

Written on December 17, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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The ultimate WEC event has come to its end, as the winners of the event are declared. With WEC merging with UFC, a new bantamweight champion was named and a new lightweight contender is called.

The last World Extreme Cagefighting’s historic and promotion-ending event has officially come to its terminal point, and the are in. The features a championship doubleheader that took place at the Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Last night’s WEC event highlights a lightweight title match between and . In addition to this, Bantamweight kingpin, Dominic , puts his title on the line as he locked horns with Scott . Due to the UFC-WEC merger, the winner of vs. bout will get a UFC lightweight title shot, while the triumphant fighter of Cruz vs. Jorgensen will be crowned as UFC’s first 135-pound champion.

Who among your favorite WEC fighters took home the jackpot, and who went out of the cage empty-handed? The complete WEC 53 results are posted below.

WEC 53 Complete  Results

Renan Barao def. via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:47.
Yuri Alcantara def. Ricardo Lamas via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:26.
Danny Castillo def. Will Kerr via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:25.
def. Ken Stone via knockout (slam) – Round 1, 2:11.
Brad Pickett def. Ivan Menjivar via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Shane Roller def. Jamie Varner via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:55.
Danny Downes def. Tiequan Zhang via unanimous decision.
Kamal Shalorus def. Bart Palaszewski via split decision.
Donald Cerrone def. Chris Horodecki via submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 2:43.

def. Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision
He will retain his WEC bantamweight title and become the first-ever UFC bantamweight champion.

Anthony Pettis def. Ben Henderson via unanimous decision
He will claim the WEC lightweight title.

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