Tonight is a watershed moment in the history of the WEC, as the company holds its first live pay-per-view with WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber live from the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California. Two title matches highlight this card, as featherweight champion Jose Aldo takes on former champ Urijah Faber and lightweight champ Benson Henderson takes on Donald Cerrone in a rematch of their fight of the year from 2009.


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WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber

ARCO Arena – Sacramento, CA

April 24, 2010


Preliminary Card

Anthony Pettis def Alex Karalexis via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 1:35 of Round 2

Leonard Garcia def Chan Sung Jung via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Brad Pickett def Demetrious Johnson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Chad Mendes def Anthony Morrison via Submission (guillotine choke) at 2:13 of Round 1

Takeya Mizugaki def Rani Yahya via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Tyler Toner def Brandon Visher via TKO (elbows) at 2:36 of Round 1


Main Card

Scott Jorgensen def Antonio Banuelos via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Shane Roller def Anthony Njokuani via Submission (rear naked choke) at 3:21 of Round 1

Manvel Gamburyan def Mike Thomas Brown via KO (punches) at 2:22 of Round 1

Benson Henderson (c) def Donald Cerrone via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:57 to retain the WEC Lightweight Title

Jose Aldo (c) def Urijah Faber via Unanimous Decision (49-45, 49-45, 50-45) to retain the WEC Featherweight Title


Bonuses – $65,000 per person

Fight of the Night – Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung

Knockout of the Night – Manvel Gamburyan

Submission of the Night – Benson Henderson



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