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WEC 47 Fight Card for “Bowles vs. Cruz” on March 6

WEC 47 Bowles vs. Cruz PosterThe fight card for World Extreme Cagefighting’s upcoming “WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz” event is officially complete after the promotion recently made official a previously-reported matchup between Courtney Buck, who replaces an injured Bryan Caraway, and Fredson Paixao.

WEC 47 takes place on March 6 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, and airs live on Versus. Bantamweight champion Brian Bowles defends the 135-pound title against Dominick Cruz in the WEC 47 main event, while the five-fight main card also includes Joseph Benavidez vs. Miguel Torres and Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez.

The complete WEC 47 fight card includes:


  • Brian Bowles (c) vs. Dominick Cruz
    WEC Bantamweight Championship
  • Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benavidez
  • Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez
  • Deividas Taurosevicius vs. L.C. Davis
  • Bart Palaszewski vs. Karen Darabedyan


  • Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George
  • Chad Mendes vs. Erik Koch
  • Danny Castillo vs. Anthony Pettis
  • Leonard Garcia vs. Diego Nunes
  • Fredson Paixao vs. Courtney Buck
  • Ricardo Lamas vs. Bendy Casimir

For complete WEC 47 coverage, including live WEC 47 weigh-in results on March 5 and live WEC 47 results on March 6, stay tuned to


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