Completed Event

WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez

WEC 50
  • Wednesday 08.18.2010 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Versus
  • Promotion: WEC
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Palms Casino Resort
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Todd Harris, Stephan Bonnar
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Craig Hummer
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $275,340
  • Attendance: 1,861 (Paid: 1,490)
  • TV Ratings: 316,000 average viewers
  • Number of Bouts: 10
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG
  • WEC: Facebook | Twitter | Wikipedia

Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Fight of the Night
    Scott Jorgensen vs. Brad Pickett   |   $10,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Submission of the Night
    Anthony Pettis vs. Shane Roller   |   $10,000 bonus to Pettis
  • Knockout of the Night
    Maciej Jewtuszko vs. Anthony Njokuani   |   $10,000 bonus to Jewtuszko

Referees

  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Cruz vs. Benavidez II (10)Palaszewski vs. Micklewright (6)
  • Herb Dean
    Pettis vs. Roller (9)Jewtuszko vs. Njokuani (5)Paixao vs. Caraway (2)
  • Josh Rosenthal
    Mendes vs. Swanson (8)Vazquez vs. Semerzier (4)Castillo vs. Poirier (1)
  • Kim Winslow
    Jorgensen vs. Pickett (7)Lamas vs. Jansen (3)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for all MMA fights, from the biggest UFC's to remote regional cards. WEC 50 is closed for new predictions. 5 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: WEC 50 Leaderboard

WEC 50 Wiki

Edit Tapology wikis about fighters, bouts, events and more. Help build MMA knowledge online: Update Wiki

  • MMA Junkie : Renan Barao: 'I'm going to bring this belt back to Brazil; you can be sure of that'
  • MMA Junkie : Exec: Broadcast fail at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil limited to FOX Sports 1
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 58: Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway fight video highlights
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 58: Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon fight video highlights
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 58: Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes fight video highlights
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 58: Rashid Magomedov vs. Elias Silverio fight video highlights
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58 Fight Highlights Video: Lyoto Machida vs. CB Dollaway
  • MMA Junkie : Marshall Zelaznik: If UFC signed 'Rampage,' it was confident he was free agent
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58 Fight Highlights Video: Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58 Fight Highlights Video: Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway Post-Fight Press Conference Video Replay
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58 Highlights Video: Elias Silverio vs. Rashid Magomedov
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Fight Night 58 Bonuses: Lyoto Machida, Renan Barao honored for top performances
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58 Fighter Bonuses: No Fight of the Night, But Four Performance Winners
  • MMAFighting.com : Tim Means on fan reaction in Brazil: 'Thank you for all the names you called me'
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Ben Fowlkes reacts to Lyoto Machida's TKO win over C.B. Dollaway
  • MMAFighting.com : Vitor Miranda says warning bell made him go 'for the kill' at UFC Fight Night 58
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 58 bonuses: Machida, Barao, Silva, Miranda win $50,000
  • MMAFighting.com : Leandro Issa credits Evolve MMA for submission win at UFC Fight Night 58
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 58 Results: Lyoto Machida Makes Quick Work of C.B. Dollaway