Completed Event

WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki

WEC 52
  • Thursday 11.11.2010 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Versus
  • Promotion: WEC
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Todd Harris, Stephan Bonnar
  • Ring Announcer: Joe Martinez
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Craig Hummer
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate):
  • TV Ratings: 570,000 average viewers
  • Number of Bouts: 11
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WEC 52 Fight Card

Bout   Info
Urijah Faber   defeats   Takeya Mizugaki   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke
Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
Submission of the Night ($10,000 to Faber)
#46 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
#9 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
#17 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
  4:50 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Chad Mendes   defeats   Javier Vazquez   via Decision, Unanimous
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Erik Koch   defeats   Francisco Rivera Jr.   via KO/TKO, Head Kick and Punches
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Knockout of the Night ($10,000 to Koch)
#37 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
  1:36 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Joseph Benavidez   defeats   Wagnney Fabiano   via Submission, Guillotine Choke
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  2:45 Round 2 of 3, 7:45 Total Bout Page
Referee: Kim Winslow
Demetrious Johnson   defeats   Damacio Page   via Submission, Guillotine Choke
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  2:27 Round 3 of 3, 12:27 Total Bout Page
Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Raphael Assunção   defeats   L.C. Davis   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Anthony Njokuani   defeats   Edward Faaloloto   via KO/TKO, Strikes
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  4:54 Round 2 of 3, 9:54 Total Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Dustin Poirier   defeats   Zach Micklewright   via KO/TKO, Punches
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  0:53 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Kim Winslow
Michael McDonald   defeats   Clint Godfrey   via Submission, Armbar
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  2:42 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Cub Swanson   defeats   Mackens Semerzier   via Decision, Split
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Fight of the Night ($10,000 to both fighters)
#39 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
#22 Greatest Featherweight MMA Fight of All Time
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Yves Jabouin   defeats   Brandon Visher   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts   Info
Kamal Shalorus   vs.   Bart Palaszewski   Fizzled
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Damacio Page   vs.   Eddie Wineland   Cancelled (Wineland Shoulder Injury)
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Josh Grispi   vs.   Erik Koch   Cancelled (Grispi To Title Fight)
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Brian Bowles   vs.   Wagnney Fabiano   Cancelled (Bowles Broken Foot)
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page

Tapology Community Predictions

Faber
89%
Mizugaki
11%
Mendes
74%
Vazquez
26%
Rivera Jr.
14%
Koch
86%
Fabiano
34%
Benavidez
66%
Johnson
31%
Page
69%
Davis
52%
Assunção
48%
Njokuani
88%
Faaloloto
12%
Poirier
34%
Micklewright
66%
McDonald
68%
Godfrey
32%
Semerzier
19%
Swanson
81%
Visher
50%
Jabouin
50%

Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Fighters Only Magazine Video Interview with Reed Harris Pre WEC 52 report dead link

    WEC General Manager Reed Harris speaks to Fighters Only Magazine about the upcoming WEC 52 MMA event.

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