WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki Official Results

Former WEC featherweight champion, Urijah Faber made a statement in his bantamweight debut when he choked out former title contender, Takeya Mizugaki in the very first round at WEC 52 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Undefeated WEC featherweight, Chad Mendes continued his climb towards a title shot, proving the critics and his opponent wrong, pulling off a comprehensive unanimous decision win over Javier Vazquez.

Erik Koch continued his march up the featherweight ranks with a very impressive first round TKO win over promotional newcomer, Francisco Rivera. Former WEC bantamweight title contender, Joseph Benavidez took a step another title shot, submitting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Wagnney Fabiano with a guillotine chke in the second round.

The official results:

Urijah Faber def. Takeya Mizugaki via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:50
Chad Mendes def. Javier Vazquez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Erik Koch def. Francisco Rivera via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:36
Joseph Benavidez def. Wagnney Fabiano via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 2:45
Demetrious Johnson def. Damacio Page via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 2:27
Raphael Assuncao def. L.C. Davis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Anthony Njokuani def. Edward Faaloloto via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:54
Dustin Poirier def. Zack Micklewright via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:53
Michael McDonald def. Clint Godfrey via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:42
Cub Swanson def. Mackens Semerzier via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yves Jabouin def. Brandon Visher via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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