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WEC 46: Varner vs Henderson

WEC 46
  • Sunday 01.10.2010
  • U.S. Broadcast: Versus
  • Promotion: WEC
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Arco Arena
  • Location: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Todd Harris, Frank Mir
  • Ring Announcer: Joe Martinez
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Todd Harris
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $550,000
  • Attendance: 10,027 (Paid: 8,818)
  • TV Ratings: 640,000 viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Honors & Awards

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  • Submission of the Night
    Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assunção   |   $10,000 bonus to Faber
  • Fight of the Night
    Will Campuzano vs. Coty Wheeler   |   $10,000 bonus to each fighter
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  • Herb Dean
    Varner vs. Henderson (10)Jansen vs. Shalorus (8)Godfrey vs. Fabiano (4)
  • Josh Rosenthal
    Faber vs. Assunção (9)Tamura vs. Valencia (5)Roop vs. Wineland (2)
  • Jason Herzog
    Brown vs. Morrison (7)Semerzier vs. Taurosevicius (6)Caraway vs. Hominick (3)Campuzano vs. Wheeler (1)

Fight Predictions

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WEC 46 Wiki Update Wiki

In the first WEC event of 2010, Interim Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson, who had impressed many with his close Unanimous Decision performance against Donald Cerrone in 2009, defeated Jamie Varner to take the Undisputed Lightweight Championship in the main event of the evening. The wins over Cerrone and Varner, taken together, finally began to earn Henderson some much-deserved respect. In the co-main event, former Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber reemerged as the top contender to the belt with a third-round Rear Naked Choke submission of Raphael Assuncao.

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