Nov 11, 2010 10:00 PM EST Las Vegas, Nevada
Former featherweight champion “The California Kid” Urijah Faber makes his highly-anticipated 135-pound debut as World Extreme Cagefighting® returns to The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. on Thursday, Nov. 11. The 31-year-old pound-for-pound great, who once held the featherweight title for over two years, makes the cut to bantamweight in search of his second world title reign. He’ll take on one of the division’s toughest in Japanese striking sensation Takeya Mizugaki.
Plus, featherweight contenders Chad Mendes and Javier Vazquez collide in a pivotal 145-pound contest, while former bantamweight champion Brian Bowles locks horns with grappling ace Wagnney Fabiano. If that wasn’t enough, rising featherweight stars Josh Grispi and Erik Koch meet in a bout between two of the sport’s hottest prospects.