WEC Announces Full Card for “Varner vs. Cerrone”


Jamie Varner. Photo property of World Extreme Cagefighting.

World Extreme Cagefighting has released the complete fight card for it’s upcoming WEC 38 event on January 25 at the San Diego Sports Arena in California where WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner will defend his title against rising contender Donald Cerrone.

The show’s co-main event will feature a rematch between former champions as Urijah Faber will attempt to bounce back from his recent loss to Mike Thomas Brown against one-time UFC lightweight title holder Jens Pulver. Faber won an unanimous decision over Pulver in a 2008 fight-of-the-year candidate back on June 1.

Other fights slated for the televised main card on Versus will see Jose Aldo will try to extend his current five-fight winning streak against jiu-jitsu wizard Fredson Paixao and the respective WEC debuts of Danillo Villefort and Mike Campbell against each other.

The complete card for the event:

Main Card:

Jamie Varner vs. Donald Cerrone
Urijah Faber vs. Jens Pulver
Jose Aldo vs. Fredson Paixao
Danillo Villefort vs. Mike Campbell

Preliminary Bouts:

Ed Ratcliff vs. Anthony Njokuani
Edgar Garcia vs. Hiromitsu Miura
Dominick Cruz vs. Ian McCall
Scott Jorgensen vs. Frank Gomez
Blas Avena vs. Jesse Lennox
Charlie Valencia vs. Seth Dikun

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