Keep your remotes in-hand, and DVRs set to record what could be one of the best fights of the year, when WEC 37 airs live in Versus, this Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET. Bantamweight champ and pound-for-pound discussion point Miguel Torres will look to defend his newly acquired title against hard-hitting Manny Tapia.
These men have proved they’re tough both mentally and physically… and not afraid to take hits in order to dish them out. Look for this bout to become a possible 3, 4 or 5 round war, with some solid fights rounding out the rest of the event. Such bouts include Brian Bowles taking on Will Ribeiro, Akitoshi Tamura vs. Wagnney Fabiano, and Joseph Benavidez vs. Danny Martinez.
Additionally, WEC 38 is coming up in 2009, and we’ve got the dish on a certain Jens Pulver taking on The California Kid. World Extreme Cagefighting is delivering, time and time again.
WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres (34-1) vs. Manny Tapia (10-0-1)
Main card (televised):
135 lbs.: Brian Bowles (6-0) vs. Will Ribeiro (10-1)
145 lbs.: Akitoshi Tamura (12-6-2) vs. Wagnney Fabiano (10-1)
135 lbs.: Joseph Benavidez (9-0) vs. Danny Martinez (12-2)
Under card (May not be televised):
170 lbs.: Johnny Hendricks (3-0) vs. Justin Haskins (4-1)
205 lbs.: Mark Munoz (4-0) vs. Ricardo Barros (2-1)
170 lbs.: Blas Avena (5-2) vs. Kevin Knabjian (10-3-1)
145 lbs.: Diego Nunes (10-2) vs. Cole Province (5-0)
155 lbs.: Bart Palaszewski (29-11) vs. Alex Karalexis (9-3)
145 lbs.: Hiroyuki Takaya (9-5-1) vs. Cub Swanson (12-2)
155 lbs.: Shane Roller (4-1) vs. Mike Budnik (7-0)