WEC 34: Urijah Faber vs. Jens Pulver

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During Wednesday’s WEC 33 event, World Extreme Cagefighting announced that WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will take on former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver at WEC 34 on June 1 from the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California.

Faber (20-1) considered the top featherweight in the world, defeated Jeff Curran at WEC 31 making his WEC record a perfect 5-0.

Fabers only professional loss was to UFC lightweight contender Tyson Griffin back in 2005.

Pulver a true veteran off MMA recently dropped down to featherweight after losing to UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn at the Ultimate fighter 5 finale.

Pulver finished Cub Swanson in his WEC debut by Guillotine Choke in only 35 seconds.

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WEC 31: Faber Vs. Curran Weigh-In Results

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WEC 31: Faber vs. Curran Weigh-In Results
December 12 Live on Verses
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Urijah Faber (144 lbs) vs Jeff Curran (143.5 lbs) – Featherweight Title
Paulo Filho (185 lbs) vs Chael Sonnen (185 lbs) – Middleweight Title
Doug Marshall (204 lbs) vs Ariel Gandulla (199 lbs) – Light Heavyweight Title
Jens Pulver (145 lbs) vs Cub Swanson (146 lbs)
John Alessio (170 lbs) vs Todd Moore (167.5 lbs)
Bryan Baker (183.5 lbs) vs Eric Schambari (182.5 lbs)
Alex Karalexis (155 lbs) vs Ed Ratcliff (155 lbs)
Ian McCall (136 lbs) vs Charlie Valencia (134 lbs)
Brian Bowles (134 lbs) vs Marcos Galvao (136 lbs)

CageToday.com will have WEC 31 Live Results here on Wednesday night.

MMA Fix: Jens Pulver Talks Upcoming Fight With Cub Swanson

Jens “Lil Evil” Pulver talks upcoming fight against Cub Swanson at WEC 31: Faber Vs. Curran on December 12. Pulver makes his WEC debut after dropping down to 145lbs. following his loss to BJ Penn at The Ultimate Fighter Season 5 Finale.

Pulver wont have a give me fight, Cub Swanson is a strong young fighter on a ten fight winning streak, looking to add a big name to his win list.