RE-LIVE THE FIGHT OF THE YEAR
Las Vegas, NV (USA) – On Oct. 10, Donald Cerrone and Ben Henderson delivered one of the finest fights in World Extreme Cagefighting® history. For five grueling rounds, Cerrone and Henderson treated the fans in San Antonio, TX to a world title fight that will remain in highlight reels for generations to come.
World Extreme Cagefighting® and VERSUS have teamed up to offer the Cerrone-Henderson main event to fans worldwide for free on WEC.tv and UFC.com. At WEC.tv and UFC.com fans can watch the legendary main event, plus gain exclusive access to the post-fight press conference and a post-fight interview with Cerrone.
In addition, VERSUS will re-broadcast the event on television on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8pm EST/5pm PST and again at 11pm EST/8pm PST. The rebroadcast on VERSUS will feature the main card that originally aired on Oct. 10.
“Ben Henderson and Donald Cerrone proved on Oct. 10 that WEC is home to the most exciting fights in the world,” WEC GM Reed Harris said. “We’ve teamed up with VERSUS to make sure that fans have the opportunity to witness history again.
“As soon as the fight ended, we were inundated with calls and emails asking us when we would show the fights again,” Harris continued. “It was a night that fans in this sport will never forget. We’re happy to give fans the chance to see it all over again.”
For more information about the re-air of WEC: Cerrone vs. Henderson, visit wec.tv. Follow WEC on Twitter at http://twitter.com/weconversus.
About World Extreme Cagefighting®
The WEC brand is recognized as one of the premier mixed martial arts organizations in the United States. WEC, founded in 2001, is the sister organization of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® and today features the most prominent light weight fighters in the world. Owned and operated by WEC Holdings LLC., and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., the WEC produces live and taped events annually that are distributed through the Versus network.WEC programming is also available on Fox Sports en Espanol. In addition to its U.S distribution, WEC programming is shown on the TSN network in Canada, Setanta Sports in Australia, and Cadena Tres in Mexico. For more information and current WEC fight news, visit wec.tv. World Extreme Cagefighting® and WEC® are registered trademarks, trademarks, trade dress or service marks owned exclusively by WEC Holdings, LLC in the United States and other jurisdictions and are licensed to WEC Productions, LLC.
VERSUS celebrates real competition across all platforms (VERSUS.com, VERSUS on Demand and VERSUS HD) and is the national cable home of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the IndyCar® Series as well as best-in-class events such as The Tour de France, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Professional Boxing. The network also offers collegiate sports featuring nationally-ranked teams from top conferences such as the Pac-10, Big 12, Mountain West and Ivy League. VERSUS features the best field sports programming on television and is a destination for sports fans, athletes and sportsmen to find exclusive, competitive events and original programs, such as Sports Soup and Sports Jobs with Junior Seau that audiences can't find elsewhere. VERSUS, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.