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WEC: Faber vs. Farrar headlines event tonight live on VERSUS

Urijah Faber will put his featherweight title on the line tonight against Chance Farrar during the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) event at "The Joint" in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, at 9 p.m. on the "Versus" cable channel.

The UFC has dedicated a great deal of coverage on its Web site regarding the event in the last few weeks. That's because Zuffa -- the parent company of the UFC -- owns the WEC.

I've received a good amount of emails from confused readers who probably don't know the entire history behind the close relationship between the promotions.

Accordingly, I felt a quick post was in order to clear up the situation. In addition, I want to remind our readers -- many of whom are mixed martial arts fans, not just UFC fans -- that there are some solid (and FREE) fights on this evening.

Despite remarks from the UFC that state otherwise, the WEC is viewed by many as a "feeder or farm" system for the UFC.

And with former UFC veterans such as Alex Karalexis, John Alessio and Brock Larson on this fight card alone -- alongside up and coming talent -- it seems rather apparent.

Regardless, tonight should be a solid night of action on the "Versus" network.

Here's a taste of what to expect:

Check local cable listings for the "Versus" channel and WEC showtimes in your area.

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