WEC 47 Results

World Extreme Cagefighting invades Columbus, Ohio tonight with the highly anticipated second event of 2010 for the promotion, WEC 47: “Bowles vs. Cruz”.

This evening’s event features a bantamweight championship fight between the 135-pound champion Brian Bowles and Dominick Cruz, along with the return of mixed martial arts legends Miguel Torres and Jens Pulver, who are looking for a shot at redemption in the promotion and the sport. The main card will feature five fights and is set to air live on Versus at 10 p.m. ET tonight, March 6.

Stay tuned to Inside Fights for all the results from both the main card and preliminary card, as the WEC rolls into the Nationwide Arena for what is sure to be another exciting night of fights, courtesy of World Extreme Cagefighting.

Main Event

Bantamweight Championship (135 lbs.): Dominick Cruz def. Brian Bowles via TKO (injury) at 5:00 of Round 2 and is the new WEC bantamweight champion.

Main Card

Bantamweight (135 lbs.): Joseph Benavidez def. Miguel Torres via submission (guillotine) at 2:57 in Round 2

Featherweight (145 lbs.): Javier Vazquez defeats Jens Pulver via submission (armbar) at 3:41 in Round 1

Featherweight (145 lbs.):  L.C. Davis defeats Deividas Taurosevicius via majority decision (29-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Lightweight (155 lbs.):  Bart Palaszewski defeats Karen Darabedyan via submission (armbar) at 4:40 of Round 1

Preliminary Card

Bantamweight (135 lbs.): Scott Jorgensen def. Chad George via submission (guillotine) at 0:31 of Round 1

Featherweight (145 lbs.): Chad Mendes def. Erik Koch via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Lightweight (155 lbs.): Anthony Pettis def. Danny Castillo via TKO at 2:17 of Round 1

Featherweight (145 lbs.): Leonard Garcia vs. George Roop ends in a draw (27-29, 29-27, 28-28)

Featherweight (145 lbs.): Fredson Paixao def. Courtney Buck via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:39 of Round 1

Lightweight (155 lbs.): Ricardo Lamas def. Bendy Casimir via KO at 3:43 of Round 1

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