- WEC ANNOUNCES ALBUQUERQUE FIGHT CARD

January 15, 2008
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by MMAWeekly.com
World Extreme Cagefighting on Tuesday officially announced the full fight card for its upcoming Feb. 13 event in Albuquerque, N.M.

The already announced main event features welterweight champion Carlos Condit defending his belt against WEC newcomer Carlo Prater.

Two other title bouts are also featured on the promotion’s first move outside of Las Vegas since being purchased by the owners of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Lightweight champ “Razor” Rob McCullough will face UFC veteran Jamie Varner and Miguel Torres will attempt to wrest the bantamweight title from current champion Chase Beebe.

UFC veteran Leonard Garcia, know for his “Fight of the Night” performance against Roger Huerta at UFC 69 in Houston, makes his return to the featherweight division, as he takes on tough K-1 and Shooto veteran Hiroyuki Takaya.

The full fight card is dotted with several champions from other organizations as the WEC continues to build upon its successes, especially in the lower weight classes.

WEC: Condit vs. Prater takes place on Feb. 13 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Albuquerque. The main card will able live on the Versus network.

-Carlos Condit vs. Carlo Prater
-Rob McCullough vs. Jaime Varner
-Chase Beebe vs. Miguel Torres
-Josh Grispi vs. Mark Hominick
-Manny Tapia vs. Antonio Banuelos
-Scott Jorgensen vs. Jesse Moreng
-Charlie Valencia vs. Yoshiro Maeda
-Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Leonard Garcia
-Micah Miller vs. Chance Farrar
-Del Hawkins vs. Ox Wheeler

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