by MMAWeekly.com Staff
World Extreme Cagefighting on Tuesday laid out the completed fight card for its March 1 event in Corpus Christi, Texas at the American Bank Center.
WEC 39 is headlined by the first featherweight title defense of new champion and No. 1 ranked Mike Brown. He defeated Urijah Faber to capture the gold last November. The American Top Team fighter will step into the cage against challenger Leonard Garcia, who is currently ranked No. 10 in the world and owner of back-to-back victories over Hiroyuki Takaya and Jens Pulver.
The main card of WEC 39 is scheduled to air live on the Versus Network beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. Preliminary bouts could make the televised broadcast if time permits.
WEC 39 Main Fight Card (live on Versus):
-Mike Brown vs. Leonard Garcia
-Rich Crunkilton vs. Bart Palaszewski
-Jose Aldo vs. Chris Mickle
-Rob McCullough vs. Marcus Hicks
WEC 39 Preliminary Fight Card:
-Danny Castillo vs. Phil Cardella
-Marcos Galvao vs. Damacio Page
-Johny Hendricks vs. Alex Serdyukov
-Kenji Osawa vs. Rafael Rebello
-Alex Karalexis vs. Greg McIntyre
-Mike Budnik vs. John Franchi
-Justin Haskins vs. Mike Pierce