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The WEC Files - UFC 128, Undercard


For the uninitiated, this is the third part in a continuing series covering the alumni of my all-time favorite promotion, World Extreme Cagefighting.  The two articles this week will provide an...

How Zuffa Has Dropped The Ball On The WEC Merger, Part 2


How do you feel about bantamweights and featherweights in the UFC so far?

Do Frankie Edgar and Dominick Cruz Represent a Trend of MMA Going All Floyd Mayweather?


UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar and WEC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz may represent a dominant but boring new style for MMA.

The WEC Failure: Why Can't the UFC's Sister Promotion Attract Fans?


World Extreme Cagefighting has had three years to grow an audience. Instead, television viewership is at an all-time low. Jonathan Snowden looks at the problem and suggests some solutions.


Part Three: The Rise and Fall of Anthony Njokuani

Lets go back in time to January last year. A fighter is signed to the WEC. Tall, rangy, athletic, and with a penchant for exhibiting excellent Muay Thai, this fighter would see his stock rise in...