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Scott Jorgensen to Fight Chad George at WEC 47

After picking up impressive wins last fall over Noah Thomas and Takeya Mizugaki, 27-year-old bantamweight Scott Jorgensen will next fight against Chad George at WEC 47 on March 6 in Columbus, Ohio, the WEC announced Monday.

WEC 47 is headlined by a bantamweight title bout between champion Brian Bowles against challenger Dominick Cruz. Also on the televised card are sub-155 bouts featuring Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benadvidez, Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez and Deividas Taurosevicius vs. LC Davis.

Jorgensen (8-3) is 4-2 in the WEC and last defeated a former WEC title challenger in Mizugaki in a bout declared the Fight of the Night at WEC 45.

George (11-4) took a step up from fighting .500 level opponents in his WEC debut last month and defeated John Hosman by unanimous decision. George will be shooting for his seventh straight win against Jorgensen.

Versus Bouts:
Brian Bowles vs. Dominick Cruz
Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benadvidez
Deividas Taurosevicius vs. LC Davis
Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez

Preliminary Bouts:
Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George
Ricardo Lamas vs. Bendy Casimir