Completed Event

WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber 2

WEC 41
  • Sunday 06.07.2009 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Versus
  • Promotion: WEC
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Arco Arena
  • Location: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Todd Harris, Kenny Florian
  • Ring Announcer: Joe Martinez
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Craig Hummer
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $815,415
  • Attendance: 12,706 (Paid: 10,110)
  • TV Ratings: 1,300,000 viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Honors & Awards

  • Fight of the Night
    Mike Brown vs. Urijah Faber II   |   $10,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Knockout of the Night
    José Aldo vs. Cub Swanson   |   $10,000 bonus to Aldo
  • Submission of the Night
    Seth Dikun vs. Rolando Perez   |   $10,000 bonus to Dikun

Referees

  • Mario Yamasaki
    Brown vs. Faber II (10)Cerrone vs. Krause (8)Pettis vs. Campbell (4)
  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Aldo vs. Swanson (9)Grispi vs. Pulver (7)Gomez vs. Thomas (2)
  • Jason Herzog
    Gamburyan vs. Franchi (6)Rebello vs. Dietz (5)Banuelos vs. Jorgensen (3)Dikun vs. Perez (1)

WEC 41 Wiki Update Wiki

While fans were relatively split over who would come out on top of the anticipated rematch between Mike Thomas Brown and Urijah Faber, Brown left little room for argument. He handed Faber a five-round beating, including two broken hands, in one of the best fights of the year in June of 2009 at WEC 41. With the victory, Brown had solidified his position as the best featherweight on the planet, and had validated his first win over Faber.


In other action, dangerous contender Jose Aldo knocked out Cub Swanson with a did-you-see-that double flying knee just eight seconds into the first round, emerging as the top contender to Brown’s belt.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:54 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Opening Ceremony  |  Brown vs. Faber 2 Weigh In Video report dead link

    The pre-fight weigh-ins to WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber 2.

  • Promo Video  |  Brown vs. Faber 2 Promo Video by WEC report dead link

    The WEC previews the title fight Mike Brown vs. Urijah Faber 2 at WEC 41.

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