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Ben Henderson on
Sunday night unified the WEC lightweight championship by submitting former
champ Jamie Varner in the third round. Urijah Faber made a triumphant return in
front of his hometown crowd at WEC 46 at the ARCO Arena.
WEC 46 FULL RESULTS:
WEC 46 Main Bouts:
-Ben Henderson def.
Jamie Varner by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:41, R3
-Urijah Faber def.
Raphael Assuncao by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:49, R3
def. Dave Jansen by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28), R3
-Mike Brown def.
Anthony Morrison by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:54, R1
Taurosevicius def. Mackens Semerzier by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28,
WEC 46 Preliminary Bouts:
def. Akitoshi Tamura by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28), R3
def. Clint Godfrey by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
-Mark Hominick def.
Brian Caraway by Submission (Armbar) at 3:48, R1
def. George Roop by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
def. Coty Wheeler by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27), R3