Mark Hominick. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Canadian featherweight Mark “The Machine” Hominick’s second run with World Extreme Cagefighting will begin September 2 when he takes on Deividas Taurosevicius at WEC 43 in Youngstown, Ohio.
According to Sherdog.com, Muhsin Corbbrey will also be appearing on the card in a lightweight affair with Anthony Njokuani.
Hominick, a native of Stratford, Ontario, possesses a mixed martial arts record of 16-8. Hominick first appeared under the Zuffa banner in 2006 when he submitted Yves Edwards at UFC 58: Canada vs. USA. His next and final UFC appearance was a decision victory over Jorge Gurgel at UFC Fight Night 5. After leaving the UFC, Hominick joined the WEC featherweight stable where he fought twice losing to top contenders Rani Yahya and Josh Grispi.
Taurosevicius, a native of Lithuania, possesses a mixed martial arts record of 10-3. Taurosevicius established his name while fighting with the International Fight League. During that time, Taurosevicius secured victories over the likes of Zac George, Savant Young, and Bart Palaszewski. His last bout came against Ryan Schultz who won via unanimous decision.
Corbbrey is a Muay Thai practitioner who possesses a mixed martial arts record of 7-3. Corbbrey holds victories over Jeff Williams, Lee Gibson, and Bobby McMaster. Corbbrey is better known for his bout with Nick Diaz that took place in EliteXC. Corbbrey and Diaz took part in a stand up war that eventually saw Corbbrey crumble late in the third stanza.
Njokuani, a native of Garland, Texas, possesses a mixed martial arts record of 10-2. Njokuani has appeared in the WEC twice going 1-1. Njokuani scored a TKO victory over Part Palaszewski while his sole loss came to WEC lightweight contender Benson Henderson.
WEC 43 is scheduled for September 2 in Youngstown, Ohio. The card will feature a battle between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Benson Henderson for the interim WEC lightweight title.