The official weigh-in event for WEC 47: "Bowles vs. Cruz" is set to take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (Exhibit Hall C) in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, March 5.
It is currently scheduled to air LIVE right here on MMAmania.com, as well as on several other online destinations, via streaming video. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 5 p.m. ET.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide the latest coverage of the WEC 47 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
WEC 47 will feature a bantamweight title fight between newly crowned division champion Brian Bowles as he defends his belt for the first time against the 14-1 Dominick Cruz. In addition, former 135-pound champion Miguel Torres will begin his climb back to the top of the weight class by taking on top division prospect Joseph Benavidez.
WEC stars Jens Pulver, Leonard Garcia and L.C. Davis are also scheduled to compete.
Here is the complete "Bowles vs. Cruz" line up:
WEC Bantamweight Champion Brian Bowles vs. Dominick Cruz
Main Card (Televised):
Joseph Benavidez vs. Miguel Torres
Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez
L.C. Davis vs. Deividas Taurosevicius
Karen Darabedyan vs. Bart Palaszewski
Preliminary Card (May not be televised):
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
For those fortunate enough to be checking out the Arnold Sports Festival (ASF) during the promotion’s debut trip to Columbus, remember that the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 3 p.m. ET for those attending the ASF.
In addition, fans will be able to attend a special Q&A session with WEC stars Urijah Faber and Donald Cerrone from 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of WEC 47, beginning with the Versus Network telecast at 10 p.m. ET. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.
It’s going to be a fun night of fights so don’t miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight WEC 47 coverage you can handle.