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WEC 43 weigh in results information and details for 'Cerrone vs Henderson'


The official weigh in event for WEC 43: "Cerrone vs. Henderson" is set to take place at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

The first fighter is expected to tip the scale around 6 p.m. local time. As usual, will provide the latest coverage of the WEC 43 weigh in, as well as provide a detailed recap as soon as the event concludes.

"Cerrone vs. Henderson" will feature an interim lightweight championship main event between Greg Jackson pupil, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, and fast rising WEC contender, Ben "Smooth" Henderson.

In addition, former lightweight number one contender Rich "Cleat" Crunkilton will return to the cage after finally healing from various injuries, which have kept him out of action since March of 2008. He’ll square off with undefeated prospect Dave Jansen in the co-featured bout of the night.

Here’s the complete WEC 43 fight card:

Main event:

155 lbs.: Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone (10-1) vs. Ben "Smooth" Henderson (9-1) for the WEC Interim Lightweight Title

Main card (Televised):

155 lbs.: Rich Crunkilton (16-2) vs. Dave Jansen (12-0)
135 lbs.: Damacio Page (11-4) vs Will Campuzano
145 lbs.: Raphael Assuncao (13-1) vs. Yves "Tiger" Jabouin (14-4)

Under card (May not be televised):

155 lbs.: Anthony Njokuani (10-2) vs. Muhsin Corbbrey (7-3)
135 lbs.: Scott Jorgensen (6-3) vs. Noah Thomas
145 lbs.: Wagnney Fabiano (12-1) vs. Mackens Semerzier (3-0)
135 lbs.: Manny "The Mangler" Tapia (10-2-1) vs. Eddie Wineland (14-6-1)
135 lbs.: Coty "Ox" Wheeler (10-1) vs. Charlie Valencia (10-5)
145 lbs.: Deividas Taurosevicius vs. Javier Vazquez

For those fortunate enough to be in "The Lone Star State" remember that the weigh in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors will open at 5 p.m. local time for the general public.

In addition to the weigh in, WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Thomas Brown, injured lightweight title holder Jaime Varner and former UFC heavyweight champion and current WEC color analyst Frank Mir will be on hand for a question and answer session with the fans later that same evening.

Remember that will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Saturday, Oct. 10), which is slated to air at 9 p.m. ET on the Versus network. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 7:30 p.m. ET.

It’s going to be an awesome night of fights so don’t miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight WEC 43 coverage you can handle.

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