WEC 53 Results: Pettis and Cruz Victorious

Thursday, December 16, 2010

By FCF Staff

Here are the results from tonight's WEC 53 broadcast, which took place at the Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Anthony Pettis earned a crack at the UFC lightweight title in 2011 with a unanimous decision win over Ben Henderson, while Dominick Cruz became the first UFC bantamweight champion in the promotion's history, with a UD victory over Scott Jorgensen.

Full report to follow.

Anthony Pettis def. champ Benson Henderson via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)
Dominick Cruz def. Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
Donald Cerrone def. Chris Horodecki via submission (triangle choke) - Round 2, 2:43
Kamal Shalorus def. Bart Palaszewski via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)