WEC

MIGUEL TORRES SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS WEC TITLE

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In one of the year’s most exciting fights, Miguel Torres earned a unanimous decision win over Takeya Mizugaki to retain the WEC Bantamweight Championship.  But it was a different story for all the other Chicagoland fighters competing in WEC 40.

WEC 40 RESULTS

Miguel Torres def. Takeya Mizugaki by Unanimous Decision – Torres retains Bantamweight Championship
Joseph Benavidez def. Jeff Curran by Unanimous Decision
Ben Henderson def. Shane Roller by TKO (strikes) – Rd.1 @ 1:41
Rafael Assuncao def. Jameel Massouh by Unanimous Decision

Undercard:
Anthony Njokuani def. Bart Palaszewski by TKO (strikes) – Rd.2 @ 0:27.
Dominick Cruz def. Ivan Lopez by Unanimous Decision
Wagnney Fabiano def. Fredson Paixao by Unanimous Decision
Rani Yahya def. Eddie Wineland by Submission (rear-naked choke) – Rd.1 @ 1:07.
Akitoshi Tamura def. Manny Tapia by Unanimous Decision
Rafael Dias def. Mike Budnik by Unanimous Decision

$10,ooo Bonuses:

Rani Yahya – Submisssion of the Night
Anthony Njokuani – Knock Out of the Night
Miguel Torres and Takeya Mizugaki – Fight of the Night

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