Jamie Varner vs. Donald Cerrone II at WEC 51 in Broomfield, Colorado

Bitter rivals, Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone look set to throw again at WEC 51 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on September 30th, 2010.

The pair first met at WEC 38 in January 2009, the fight was highly competitive and won the Fight of the Night award. However, the fight was stopped prematurely in the fifth round when Cerrone hit Varner’s temple with an illegal up-kick in the dying minutes while Varner was still on the ground. Varner was given time to recover, but he was unable to continue, noting that he had double vision and had sustained a broken hand.

Since then Varner lost his title almost a year later to Benson Henderson before picking up a split draw against Kamal Shalorus. As for Cerrone, he’s 2-2 since the fight, losing twice to Benson Henderson, and picking up wins against James Krause and Ed Ratcliff.

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