WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis Official Weigh-In Results

WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis weigh-ins took place today at the Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona, at 7 p.m. ET (5 p.m. MT local time). WEC 53 will serve as the promotion’s final event before its amalgamation into the UFC is complete heading into 2011.

The event features two title fights as WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (12-1) will face top contender Anthony Pettis (11-1) in a bout that will determine the next challenger for the winner of the UFC 125 lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard on January 1st, a bout that will unify the two promotions titles.

In the night co-main event, bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz (16-1) will face Scott Jorgensen (11-3) to determine who will become the inaugural UFC bantamweight champion.

The official weigh-in results:

Benson Henderson (155) vs. Anthony Pettis (154.5)
Dominick Cruz (134.5) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135)
Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Chris Horodecki (155)
Bart Palaszewski (156) vs. Kamal Shalorus (156)
Danny Downes (154.5) vs. Tiequan Zhang (155.5)
Shane Roller (155) vs. Jamie Varner (156)
Ivan Menjivar (135) vs. Brad Pickett (136)
Ken Stone (135) vs. Eddie Wineland (136)
Danny Castillo (155.5) vs. Will Kerr (155)
Yuri Alcantara (154.5) vs. Ricardo Lamas (156)
Renan Barao (136) vs. Chris Cariaso (136)

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