The wait is almost over. This Thursday, the Pearl at the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas plays host to yet another exceptional WEC card. WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki will be an outstanding display for fans with match-ups between 135lb.-ers Joseph Benavidez (9-2) and Wagnney Fabiano (14-2) , a battle of the disciplines with “Money” Chad Mendes (8-0) vs. “Showtime” Javier Vazquez (15-4), and the nearly guaranteed Fight of the Night-worthy main event featuring “The California Kid” Urijah Faber (23-4) making his highly anticipated bantamweight debut against Takeya Mizugaki (12-4-2). Here’s the breakdown.
The WEC hosts another great night of fights this Thursday at the Pearl in the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada (airing live on Versus at 9pm ET). The card is sure to be a spectacle with “The California Kid” Urijah Faber (23-4) taking on Takeya Mizugaki (12-4-2) as the main event of the evening and the highly anticipated match featuring Joseph Benavidez (9-2) facing off against Wagnney Fabiano (14-2) in one of the earlier bouts on the night’s main card. WEC 52′s co-main event is a sure crowd-pleaser, showcasing “Money” Chad Mendes (8-0) vs. “Showtime” Javier Vazquez (15-4) in what promises to be an all-out war. Let’s take a closer look.