Torres, Bowles on Weight for WEC 42

By Staff Aug 9, 2009
Bantamweight champion Miguel Torres and challenger Brian Bowles both weighed in at 134 pounds Saturday at the official weigh-ins for WEC 42 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Torres (37-1) will make his fourth 135-pound title defense Sunday.

Joseph Benavidez, considered the promotion’s No. 1 bantamweight contender, and opponent Dominick Cruz tipped the scales at 135 pounds.

Marcus Hicks missed the lightweight cut-off, as he weighed in at 159 pounds. Opponent Shane Roller, who came in at 156 pounds, opted to accept a catch-weight bout. WEC 42 Official Weights

WEC Bantamweight Championship
Miguel Torres (134) vs. Brian Bowles (134)

Joseph Benavidez (135) vs. Dominick Cruz (135)
Ricardo Lamas (155) vs. Danny Castillo (156)
Takeya Mizugaki (135) vs. Jeff Curran (136)
Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Jameel Massouh (146)
Fredson Paixao (145) vs. Cole Province (146)
Javier Vazquez (146) vs. L.C. Davis (145)
Marcus Hicks (159) vs. Shane Roller (156)*
Ed Ratcliff (155) vs. Phil Cardella (155)
Rani Yahya (136) vs. John Hosman (135)
Rafael Dias (145) vs. Diego Nunes (145)

*Bout will be held at a catch-weight of 159 pounds.
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