by MMAWeekly.com Staff
he fighters of WEC 42 were mostly on point Saturday as 22 competitors took to the scales and weighed in at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino’s Body English.
The Hard Rock’s newly revamped event center, The Joint, will host the Sunday night fights. The event will be broadcast live on Versus.
The number one and two ranked bantamweights in the world are set to do battle as WEC champion Miguel Torres and challenger Brian Bowles easily made weight for their showdown.
Marcus Hicks and Shane Roller, lightweights set to fight on the evening’s undercard, were both off on their first attempts. Hicks weighed in four pounds over, while Roller weighed in two. Hicks elected not to make a second attempt at making weight and agreed to catch weight bout. Roller made weight on his second attempt after removing his clothes. 15 percent of Hicks’ purse will go to Roller.
WEC 42 Weigh-In Results:
-Miguel Torres (134) vs. Brian Bowles (134)
-Joseph Benavidez (135) vs. Dominick Cruz (135)
-Danny Castillo (156) vs. Ricardo Lamas (155)
-Jeff Curran (136) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (135)
-Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Jameel Massouh (146)
-Fredson Paixao (145) vs. Cole Province (146)
-Marcus Hicks (159) vs. Shane Roller (156)*
-Phil Cardella (155) vs. Ed Ratcliff (155)
-John Hosman (135) vs. Rani Yayha (136)
-Rafael Dias (145) vs. Diego Nunes (145)
-L.C. Davis (145) vs. Javier Vazquez (146)
*(Catch weight bout)