The WEC has added a number of fights to the WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson fight card since the event, which takes place on January 10 at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California, was announced earlier this month.
Joining a headlining lightweight unification matchup between Jamie Varner and Ben Henderson and Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao on the Versus-televised WEC 46 main card will be Mackens Semerzier vs. Deividas Taurosevicius and Charlie Valencia vs. Akitoshi Tamura.
The event’s preliminary card includes Mark Homick vs. Yves Jabouin, Rafael Rebello vs. Eddie Wineland, and former lightweight George Roop’s bantamweight debut against Jesse Moreng.
In other WEC news:
- UFC President Dana White announced on Friday that the promotion has signed a new deal with Versus, though details on the agreement weren’t revealed.
- Former featherweight contender Wagnney Fabiano is dropping down to the bantamweight division.