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WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis

WEC 53
  • Thursday 12.16.2010 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Versus
  • Promotion: WEC
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Jobing.com Arena
  • Location: Glendale, Arizona, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Todd Harris, Stephan Bonnar
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Craig Hummer
  • Attendance: 6,384
  • TV Ratings: 615,000 average viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Benson Henderson vs. Anthony Pettis   |   $10,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Submission of the Night
    Jamie Varner vs. Shane Roller   |   $10,000 bonus to Roller
  • Knockout of the Night
    Eddie Wineland vs. Ken Stone   |   $10,000 bonus to Wineland
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Henderson vs. Pettis (11)Cerrone vs. Horodecki (9)Varner vs. Roller (6)Castillo vs. Kerr (3)
  • Neil Sarembock
    Cruz vs. Jorgensen (10)Shalorus vs. Palaszewski (8)Wineland vs. Stone (4)Cariaso vs. Barão (1)
  • Ron Mation
    Zhang vs. Downes (7)Pickett vs. Menjivar (5)Lamas vs. Alcântara (2)

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Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  WEC Henderson vs. Pettis Event Promo Video report dead link

    The WEC's teaser commercial to the Henderson vs. Pettis WEC 53 event.

  • Highlight  |  Henderson vs. Pettis WEC Preview Vid report dead link

    Another preview video from the WEC hyping WEC 53, the promotion's last-ever event.

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