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post #1 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-06-2008, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
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WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia Discussion Thread

WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia

Date: 12/3/2008
Event Type: VERSUS Live Event
Location: The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Nevada

Fight Card:

Bantamweight bout: [34-1] Miguel Torres (c) vs. Manny Tapia [10-0-1] - WEC Bantamweight Championship

Bantamweight bout: [6-0] Brian Bowles vs. Will Ribeiro [10-1]

Featherweight bout: [10-1] Wagnney Fabiano vs. Akitoshi Tamura [12-6-2]

Lightweight bout: [29-11] Bart Palaszewski vs. Alex Karalexis [9-3]

Featherweight bout: [12-2] Cub Swanson vs. Hiroyuki Takaya [9-5-1]

Lightweight bout: [4-1] Shane Roller vs. Mike Budnik [7-0]

Welterweight bout: [3-0] Johny Hendricks vs. Alex Serdyukov [8-4]

Bantamweight bout: [9-0] Joseph Benavidez vs. Danny Martinez [12-2]

Featherweight bout: [12-1] Josh Grispi vs. Diego Nunes [11-0]

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post #2 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-07-2008, 08:05 PM
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I can't wait for this card! We get to see Torres/Tapia, Fabiano's WEC debut and I think Palaszewski/Karalexis could be good.

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The BW's are always completely exciting. I also cannot wait for this fight, Torres is one of my favorite MMA dudes. I do think he will take this.

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post #4 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-08-2008, 09:35 AM
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WEC, once again, brings the awesome. How badass is Fabiano vs Tamura going to be? Let me tell you, it'll be REALLY BADASS. Oh, you mean to tell me that Miguel Torres, top 5 P4P'er is fighting a tough, undefeated dude like Manny Tapia? Wait, Takaya, Bowles and Bartimus? Yes please!

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This is the sort of card that makes me want to not live in the UK. This, being the first card solely focusing on the lighter weight classes, is wall to wall awesomeness.

WEC really needs to get picked up by a channel overhere. Bravo which used to have UFC has replaced it with the M-1 Challenge, which seems to be a load of not very good fighters attempting to out-useless each other. The one benefit is I got to see Aleks' mullet in action as the headline.

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post #6 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-08-2008, 10:22 AM
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This card IS the new WEC. They got rid of the big boys, so its all the lighter weights now. I'm really excited for December 3rd.

Most looking forward to: Fabiano vs. Tamura.

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post #7 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-09-2008, 11:18 AM
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Another seriously good WEC card, I really really like WEC more and more all the time.

Fedor fights I want to see..

Fedor vs. Josh Barnett
Fedor vs. Randy Couture
Fedor vs. Tim Sylvia - DEMOLISHED
Fedor vs. Andrei Arlovski - DEMOLISHED

hmmmmm, i wonder how many become reality..

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post #8 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-11-2008, 11:30 AM
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I like how the WEC is becoming the UFC's Pride Bushido.
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post #9 of 46 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 01:07 PM
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The main three fights I wanna see are:
Miguel torres vs. Manny Tapia
From the IFL- Wagnney Fabiano vs. Akitoshi Tamura
And my dude also from the IFL- Bart Palaszewski vs. Alex Karalexis. Palaszewski has some good striking and can also submit if it goes to the ground, can't wait.

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Fabiano vs Tamura is the best FW mach up in the WEC's history.

Johny Hendricks making his WEC debut is exciting hopefully he performs better then Rosholt.
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