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WEC 42 ‘Torres vs. Bowles’ Fight Card and Schedule (August 9)

WEC 42 Poster

Date: Sunday- August 9, 2009

Time: 9pm ET (Versus Channel)

Location: The Joint at the Hardrock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada- U.S.A.


World Extreme Cagefighting returns to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, August 9 with a bout that will determine the best bantamweight fighter in the world. WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Angel Torres (36-1) defends his crown against the undefeated Brian Bowles (7-0). Torres, largely considered to be among the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport, hopes a win in August will cement his status as the best fighter in 135-pound history. Standing in his way is the heavy-handed Brian Bowles, a native of Athens, Georgia, who boasts a knack for finishing fights.

Main Fight Card: (televised on the Versus Channel)

  • Champion Miguel Torres vs. Brian Bowles (for WEC bantamweight title)
  • Joseph Benavidez vs. Dominick Cruz
  • Danny Castillo vs. Ricardo Lamas
  • Jeff Curran vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Preliminary Fight Card: (non-televised)

  • Leonard Garcia vs. Jameel Massouh
  • Fredson Paixao vs. Cole Province
  • Marcus Hicks and Shane Roller
  • Phil Cardella vs. Ed Ratcliff
  • Kenji Osawa vs. Rani Yayha
  • Rafael Dias vs. Diego Nunes
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