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WEC 25: McCullough vs. Cope

WEC 25
  • Saturday 01.20.2007
  • U.S. Broadcast:
  • Promotion: WEC
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 9
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Fight Card

Referees

  • John McCarthy
    McCullough vs. Cope (9)Seguin vs. Gonzalez (5)
  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Faber vs. Pearson (8)Karalexis vs. Alfonso (4)
  • Yves Lavigne
    Alessio vs. Gassaway (7)Condit vs. Jensen (3)Crunkilton vs. Joy (1)
  • Josh Rosenthal
    Clark vs. Avena (6)Banuelos vs. French (2)

WEC 25 Wiki Update Wiki

In the first-ever World Extreme Cagefighting event to be held under Zuffa, LLC management, WEC 25, which took place in January of 2007, featured a Lightweight Championship bout between rivals Rob McCullough and Kit Cope, as well as a Featherweight Championship bout between future WEC superstar Urijah Faber and Joe Pearson.


In the main event, McCullough won the Vacant title by defeating Cope by submission due to strikes in the first round. In the co-main event, Faber successfully defended his title in the same fashion.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:56 PM ET
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