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Jamie Varner vs. Donald Cerrone Rematch In The Works for WEC 51 in September

Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone Weigh-In For WEC 38The anticipated rematch between former WEC lightweight champ Jamie Varner and fellow 155-pound contender Donald Cerrone is in the works for “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” on September 30 in Broomfield, Colorado, according to Sherdog.

In their first meeting at WEC 38 in January 2009, Varner was unable to continue from an illegal knee by Cerrone in the fifth and final round and scored a split technical decision to retain the 155-pound title.

Varner (16-3-1) lost the belt to Ben Henderson in January then fought to a draw against Kamal Shalorus at WEC 49 in June, while Cerrone (11-3) earned a title shot with a win over Ed Ratcliff, but suffered a first-round submission to Henderson in April.

The WEC 51 fight card is headlined by featherweight champ Jose Aldo vs. Manny Gamburyan and also includes Miguel Torres vs. Charlie Valencia and Mark Hominick vs. Leonard Garcia.

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Pictured: Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone


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