WEC 50 Results and LowPick WinnersPosted on August 18, 2010, 08:29 PM by Anton Gurevich
World Extreme Cagefighting returned this week with a stacked WEC 50 fight card, headlined by the Bantamweight title fight between the old foes Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez. Lightweight contest between Anthony Pettis and Shane Roller served as the co-main event of the night.
WEC 50 takes place at Pearl at the Palms Casino and Resort, on Wednesday, August 18th.
Bantamweight Championship bout: Dominick Cruz (c) vs. Joseph Benavidez
Cruz defeated Benavidez via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 49-46) to retain the WEC Bantamweight Championship belt.
Lightweight bout: Shane Roller vs. Anthony Pettis
Pettis defeated Roller via submission (triangle choke) 4:51 of round 3.
Featherweight bout: Cub Swanson vs. Chad Mendes
Mendes defeated Swanson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).
Bantamweight bout: Scott Jorgensen vs. Brad Pickett
Jorgensen defeated Pickett via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Lightweight bout: Bart Palaszewski vs. Zach Micklewright
Palaszewski defeated Micklewright via TKO (strikes) at 0:31 of round 2.
Lightweight bout: Anthony Njokuani vs. Maciej Jewtuszko
Jewtuszko defeated Njokuani via TKO (punches) at 1:35 of round 1.
Featherweight bout: Javier Vazquez vs. Mackens Semerzier
Vazquez defeated Semerzier via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:35 of round 2.
Lightweight bout: Ricardo Lamas vs. Dave Jansen
Lamas defeated Jansen via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Featherweight bout: Fredson Paixão vs. Bryan Caraway
Paixão defeated Caraway via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
Lightweight bout: Danny Castillo vs. Dustin Poirier
Castillo defeated Poirier via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).
On LowPick, the user Griffin7890 finished first with no less than 270 points. Griffin's top pick was a First Round finish by the WEC newcomer Maciej Jewtuszko, which earned him 60 points. Daniel Cassidy finished second with 30 points behind Griffin, as the All-Time #3 MrMrMrTwister finished third with 237pts. All-time #1 HunterB was clearly out of his form at WEC 50, occupying the 62nd spot in the charts.
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