One of the sport’s pound-for-pound elite returns this fall to defend his title against one of the division’s most dangerous fighters. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo, universally recognized as the number one ranked lighter weight fighter in MMA, makes the second defense of his crown against judo ace Manny Gamburyan when World Extreme Cagefighting® invades the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 30.
WEC follows the lead of its sister company, the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, which has put on two successful events in Broomfield in recent years.
In addition to the featherweight title fight, WEC General Manager Reed Harris confirmed today that Denver native Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will meet former lightweight champion Jamie Varner in a long-awaited grudge match. Plus, former bantamweight champion Miguel Angel Torres returns to the cage to take on the red-hot Charlie Valencia. If those fights weren’t enough, Sept. 30 also features featherweight bouts pitting Leonard Garcia vs. Mark Hominick and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung vs. George Roop.
WORLD EXTREME CAGEFIGHTING® ANNOUNCES FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
SEPT. 30 IN COLORADO
Jose Aldo vs. Manny Gamburyan
Plus, Donald Cerrone vs. Jamie Varner
Miguel Angel Torres vs. Charlie Valencia
Leonard Garcia vs. Mark Hominick
Chan Sung Jung vs. George Roop
Tickets on Sale Saturday, July 31, at 10 a.m. MT
From 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. Thursday, Sept. 30
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