At 7 p.m. EST, FIGHT! Magazine presents live streaming video of the official weigh ins for WEC 53: Henderson vs Pettis live from Jobbing.com Arena in Glendale, Ariz. The card features the final WEC Lightweight Championship bout between current champion Benson Henderson (#? Lightweight) and challenger Anthony Pettis (#?) and the final WEC Bantamweight Championship bout between current champion Dominic Cruz (#1 Bantamweight) and challenger Scott Jorgensen (#6). The winner of Henderson vs. Pettis will immediately challenge the winner of Edgar vs. Maynard for the UFC Lightweight Championship while the winner of Cruz vs. Jorgensen will be installed as the first-ever UFC Bantamweight Champion. Immediately following the weigh in, former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber (#3 Bantamweight) and Carlos Condit (#8 Welterweight) will participate in a fan Q&A session. The main card of WEC 53 will air live on Versus at 9 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 16. Check back on Fri., Dec. 17 for full results and analysis of how WEC 53 affected FIGHT!’s rankings.
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