WEC 47 this Saturday: “I am ready to defend my belt”

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Bowles and Cruz do battle in the main event. Photo: Josh Hedges

WEC 47 takes place this Saturday night the in Ohio. The event comes with a first-rate card, live broadcast and GRACIEMAG.com will bring you all the results. In the main event, champion Brian Bowles defends his bantamweight belt against Dominick Cruz.

“I’m ready to defend my belt. I fought hard to get that title and I respect people. This fight is my chance to prove I am the best bantamweight in the sport,” said Bowles.

In other matchups, Urijah Faber training protege Joseph Benavidez faces former champion Miguel Torres, and former UFC champion Jens Pulver has Javier Vazquez ahead of him.

In one of the bouts not on the broadcast, Jiu-Jitsu world champion Fredson Paixão faces off against Courtney Buck.

Check out the card:

WEC 47
Columbus, Ohio

March 6, 2010

Brian Bowles vs Dominick Cruz
Joseph Benavidez vs Miguel Torres
Jens Pulver vs Javier Vazquez
LC Davis vs Deividas Taurosevicius
Karen Darabedyan vs Bart Palaszewski
Chad George vs Scott Jorgensen
Erik Koch vs Chad Mendes
Danny Castillo vs Anthony Pettis
Leonard Garcia vs George Roop
Bendy Casimir vs Ricardo Lamas
Courtney Buck vs Fredson Paixao

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