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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 Bouts: 10
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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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WEC 41 Fight Card

Bout   Info
Mike Brown   defeats   Urijah Faber   via Decision, Unanimous
Main Event | Title Fight | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Fight of the Night ($10,000 to both fighters)
#21 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
#7 Greatest Featherweight MMA Fight of All Time
  5 Rounds, 25:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Jose Aldo   defeats   Cub Swanson   via KO/TKO, Flying Knee and Punches
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Knockout of the Night ($10,000 to Aldo)
#10 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#12 Greatest Featherweight MMA Fight of All Time
  0:08 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Donald Cerrone   defeats   James Krause   via Submission, Rear-Naked Choke
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  4:38 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Josh Grispi   defeats   Jens Pulver   via Submission, Guillotine Choke
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  0:33 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Manny Gamburyan   defeats   John Franchi   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Jason Herzog
Rafael Rebello   defeats   Kyle Dietz   via Submission, Rear-Naked Choke
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  1:55 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Jason Herzog
Anthony Pettis   defeats   Mike Campbell   via Submission, Triangle Choke
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  1:49 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Antonio Banuelos   defeats   Scott Jorgensen   via Decision, Split
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
#7 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Jason Herzog
Frank Gomez   defeats   Noah Thomas   via Submission, Arm-Triangle Choke
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  3:12 Round 2 of 3, 8:12 Total Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Seth Dikun   defeats   Rolando Perez   via Submission, Flying Triangle Choke
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
Submission of the Night ($10,000 to Dikun)
  2:30 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Jason Herzog

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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