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Jorgensen, Pettis-Roller Winner Could Earn Title Shots at WEC 50

Scott JorgensenBantamweight Scott Jorgensen will likely earn a shot at the 135-pound title currently held by Dominick Cruz if he defeats Brad Pickett at WEC 50, WEC General Manager Reed Harris recently announced.

The winner of a lightweight showdown between Anthony Pettis and Shane Roller at the August 18 event in Las Vegas is expected to challenge for Ben Henderson’s 155-pound belt.

The WEC 50 fight card is headlined by bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz vs. Joseph Benavidez and also features Chad Mendes vs. Cub Swanson on its Versus-televised main card.

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Pictured: Scott Jorgensen


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