by Ricardo Mendoza – MMAWeekly.com
World Extreme Cagefighting officially announced a pair of bouts for WEC 35, which takes place on Aug. 3 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
In an exciting bantamweight match-up, undefeated Georgian fighter Brian Bowles faces off with Jackson’s Submission Fighting representative Damacio Page. Bowles impressively knocked out highly regarded Shooto veteran Marcos Galvao at WEC 31, while Page won a close decision over Scott Jorgensen on short notice at WEC 32.
Lanky featherweight Micah Miller takes on east coast wunderkind Josh Grispi in an intriguing featherweight bout. Both fighters come off victories at WEC 32 with Miller knocking out former title challenger Chance Farrar and Grispi choking out UFC veteran Mark Hominick.
WEC 35 is headlined by three title bouts. Welterweight champion Carlos Condit defends his title against Japanese fighter Hiromitsu Miura; light heavyweight champion Brian Stann, in his first title defense, rematches with Steve Cantwell; and lightweight champion Jamie Varner defends for the first time, against Texan Marcus Hicks.
WEC 35 Bouts (officially announced):
-Carlos Condit vs. Hiromitsu Miura
-Brian Stann vs. Steve Cantwell
-Jamie Varner vs. Marcus Hicks
-Damacio Page vs. Brian Bowles
-Micah Miller vs. Josh Grispi
WEC 35 Bouts (unannounced):
-Cub Swanson vs. Hiroyuki Takaya
-Carlo Prater vs. Brock Larson
-Todd Moore vs. Alex Karalexis
-Kenji Osawa vs. Scott Jorgensen