Curran-Brown Not Signed…Yet

Jeff Curran weighs-in for WEC 29: Condit vs Larson. Photo property of World Extreme Cagefighting.

A heavily rumored bout between former WEC title contender Jeff Curran and newcomer Mike Brown will likely happen at World Extreme Cagefighting’s next event on June 1st, however contracts have not yet been signed.

In a recent interview with MMA Weekly, Curran revealed that WEC officials have informed him and Brown that they would be fighting each other but have yet to send out any paperwork that would set things in stone.

“I have been told and Mike has been told that we are facing each other, but we don’t have contracts yet,” Curran said. “That announcement will become official soon I am sure. I am just so ready to go fight again.”

Curran was last submitted by Urijah Faber in December in a failed bid for the WEC featherweight title. Before the loss to Faber, Curran was riding a six-fight winning streak and had won fifteen out of his last sixteen bouts stretching back to 2004.

After competing in smaller promotions for years, Brown had his coming-out party in July 2006 with a surprising unanimous decision win over longtime veteran Yves Edwards. Brown last submitted Manny Reyes Jr. at a Premier X-treme Fighting in December.

WEC 34 will also feature a highly-anticipated featherweight title clash between current champion Urijah Faber and former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver.


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