WEC-46 recently ended in Sacramento, California. With two Brazilians in action on the show, the Brazilian athletes left the Octagon with one victory and one defeat. Facing Clint Godfrey, the black belt Wagnney fabiano He managed to impose his jiu-jitsu from the beginning of the first round, winning takedowns, passing guard and reaching mount. In the end, victory for the Brazilian in the unanimous decision of the judges and the expected rehabilitation of André Pederneiras' pupil.
Yes, Raphael assuncao there was a quarry ahead, facing Urijah faber, the Brazilian had a tough fight against the former champion of the category, even having better moments in the first round, but a knockdown in the second round was worth the advantage for the American. In the final round, the “California Kid” managed another knockdown and took advantage of the pressure to submit the Brazilian with a rear naked choke in the final seconds.
In the main fight of the night, valid for the unification of the WEC lightweight title, the interim champion, Benson henderson, after being at a disadvantage in the first two rounds against Jamie varner, managed a nice knee and after the current champion felt the blow, he finished the duel with a guillotine. Check out the full results:
Benson Henderson submitted Jamie Varner with a guillotine choke in R3;
Urijah faber submitted Raphael Assuncão with a rear naked choke in R3;
Kamal Shalorus defeated Dave Jansen via unanimous decision;
Mike Thomas Brown submitted Anthony Morrison with rear naked choke in R1;
Deividas Taurosevicius defeated Mackens Semerzier via unanimous decision;
Charlie Valencia defeated Akitoshi Tamura via split decision;
Wagnney Fabiano defeated Clint Godfrey via unanimous decision;
Eddie Wineland defeated George Roop by unanimous decision;
Will Campuzano defeated Coty Wheeler via unanimous decision;